The Latest Dirty Dozen

The latest dirty dozen in fruits and vegetables is out! These ranked the highest in contamination of pesticides. 70% of conventionally grown non-organic produce were contaminated.  Strawberries (showed over 20 pesticides) Spinach Nectarines Apples Grapes Peaches Cherries Pears Tomatoes Celery Potatoes Sweet Bell Peppers

Well worth watching

This is well worth watching!! Pass it along! This is what I teach in my seminars/lectures. So glad to see it is getting national attention. https://www.today.com/video/food-myths-debunked-whole-milk-may-be-healthier-than-skim-1172604483944

The skinny on Sweeteners

Many people have replaced the sugar in their diet with highly-refined artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, or saccharin (a.k.a. NutraSweet, Splenda, and Sweet-n-Low). Artificial sweeteners are found in many processed and so-called “sugar-free” foods. These sweeteners should be avoided because they are toxic to the brain, affect healthy gut bacteria, and may even cause weight…

Frustrated and Sad – Osteoarthritis

I am feeling frustrated, sad and sorry . I attended a seminar at a major hospital yesterday on the topic of arthritis and joint replacement. A top doc reported on the Top Ten – top 10 – things a person can do for this disease that affects over 27 million with osteoarthritis alone. Having done…

NO NO foods to give your pet

We often want to slip a little goodie to our beloved pets BUT DON’T give any of these – they could be deadly: Avocados Xylitol Alcohol Onions or garlic Coffee, tea, caffeine Grapes or raisins Dairy Macadamia Nuts Chocolate Peaches, Plums, Persimmon Salt Sugar Yeast dough before baking Human medicine unless instructed by vet –…

Too much could be harmful -VIT D

Getting too much vitamin D is associated with negative effects. With continued use of enormous doses of vitamin D, toxic effects can occur, which has been reported with the use of a protein supplement containing vitamin D.  My suggestion is to try to get 30-60 minutes of sun a day and if you live in…

Pets with Cancer

As you know, I lost my beloved Bailey to cancer last year and have been on the proverbial mission to find out more.  I am working in the field of pet nutrition.  A series just started which is currently free that I recommend watching.  Part 2 is very good.  Understand though that not everything is…

Cheerios – maybe not so cheery

How many times have you seen kids with a bag of cheerios.  But did you know it contains Acrylamide. What is Acrylamide? Acrylamide is a carcinogen that is formed when foods containing carbohydrates and sugar are cooked at high temperatures or for an extended period of time. This would include; frying, baking, boiling (process for…

#1 killer of women

Heart Attach/Heart Disease is the #1 killer – what to look for Women are more likely than men to have back or neck pain, heartburn, and shortness of breath. They tend to have stomach trouble, including an upset stomach, feeling queasy, and throwing up. They may also feel very tired, light-headed, or dizzy. A couple…