Can Gut Bacteria Prevent The Flu?

Many studies suggest that more than 70 percent of the immune system resides in the gut. At the center of all this is the microbiome, or the community of bacteria living in our digestive tract, which seems to become more important to our health every day. A new research study, published in the Journal Science […]

Why You Might Want to Soak Your Nuts

Nuts contain phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors that prevent them from being digested well and that can be detrimental to your health. The answer to this problem is simple: soak your nuts and seeds After a couple hours, much of the dust, residue and tannins from the skins are released into the water and the […]

PART 2 – Oral Wellness 101 – Your Daily Prevention Guide

Don’t smoke Reduce both the quantity and the frequency of sugar intake. Snacks and drinks should be free of sugars (other than natural sugars found in fruits and vegetables). Sugar-containing foods should be consumed with meals. ideally followed by brushing. Even fruit juices can cause tooth erosion in children. Eat a low glycemic diet Reduce […]

PART 1 – Oral Wellness 101 – The Mouth-Body Connection

Do you think a physician who suspected heart disease or diabetes would refer the patient to a gum specialist? That is definitely not the current “standard of care”. Well. Based on research, that might change! Research is now showing strong links between mouth health and body health.  In one recent study, people with serious gum […]

QUICK TIPS TO HOME COOKING MADE EASY

If you are like me, quick tips are what you want when it comes to cooking. Here are some tips I have learned through trial and error! TO SAUTE Seasoning the protein with sea salt, ground black pepper and garlic or other seasonings that you enjoy. Heat 1 to 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil, […]

Sugar Linked To $1 Trillion In U.S. Healthcare Spending

An article in Forbes magazine in 2013 highlighted the Credit Suisse report on sugar which is worth highlighting. 30% – 40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.” Credit Suisse Report Assuming a U.S. National Healthcare Expenditure of $3 trillion per […]

The Number One Way to Boost Your Brain Power

Nothing protects the brain quite like regular exercise. Here is the list of why exercise is the number one way to boost your brain. Exercise is like investing in a retirement fund for your brain. Exercise can Increase blood flow to the brain, which of course increase oxygen and nutrients to the brain. Enhance the […]