Several Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers in California, doctors, nurses, and other staff are learning about plant-powered eating so they can pass along the information to their patients. Some of the medical staff are even adopting plant-powered diets long-term.
Amazing what people can do when they come together. I never thought I would do something like this but I have been inspired by others who are dong this. My wellness team has been working, playing and visioning. I’m ready to take my health to a whole other level I want to really add value to the world.
If you have followed me on social media you probably know I have been doing a 30 Day Plant-Based Eating Plan. It was hard at first, but now I feel I prefer to eat this way. Isn’t it interesting how we become conditioned by our eating habits? I would have considered myself to be an […]
A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine in March 12, 2017, showed that exercise in people age 50 or over is demonstrated to have significant effects on cognition.
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 […]
My dad was a butcher and I grew up eating and loving meat, So, the plant-based challenge was definitely a challenge for me.I wanted to do it because it makes sense to me that eating a whole food plant based diet is a good way to eat. I love the science of nutrition and I […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fermented foods have a lot of health benefits. They are rich in enzymes, which help speed up digestion and absorption in our system. They are also rich in good bacteria, specifically lactobacillus acidophilus, which is an extremely beneficial flora found in the gut.