Category Archive: Food4thought

May 06

Foods to Fight Cancer

Taking charge of our health is one of the best things we can do for ourselves, including preventing cancer. Aim to be your best person, by choosing the best foods for your body. Looking at cancer prevention specifically, eat/drink more of these nutrient-rich foods. Folate – a B vitamin, helps reduce the risk of colon, rectum …

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Apr 07

Do You Know What’s in Season Right Now?

Back in the day, we could all probably answer this question within seconds, but with recent technology, communication and travel advances, our food is making it to our neighborhood grocery store, from around the world. So who knows if I would naturally be eating bing cherries right now? One way to tell, is of course, …

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Feb 17

Bone Broth Health Perks

When you make soup or have a recipe that calls for broth/stock, do you have a homemade version tucked away in your freezer, or do you always resort to the grocery store carton/can? When skimming a bone broth recipe you will see bones (from chicken, cattle, duck, bison, fish) and any type of vegetable/herbs (celery, carrots, onions, …

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Jan 07

Food4Throught: Agriculture

“A nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” -FDR

Dec 04

Food4Thought: Food Politics

When deciding what to eat, please consider this: “If the members of the American Medical establishment were to have a collective find-yourself-naked-in-Times-Square-nightmare, this might be it. They spend 30 years ridiculing Robert Atkins…accusing the Manhattan doctor of quackery and fraud  only to discover that the unrepentant Atkins was right all along. Or maybe it’s this: They …

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Nov 13

5 Foods To Live Off Of

If the challenge was put before me – what 5 foods would I choose to live off of for the rest of my life? Do I choose purely by health; well that actually doesn’t limit me too much. The foods that I think are most nutritious are actually to me the most delicious. So this is what I …

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Sep 27

When/What to Buy Organic

It’s been a fair bit of time since I last posted information on the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 and over the years, the information does change as you can see in this list I posted 2-3 years ago. For those of you who have not heard of these terms simply put the Dirty Dozen …

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Jul 23

Blood Type – Do I Eat Right?

Do you believe in the idea that we should all eat for our blood type? I think there is some truth to it, but should not be the only thing considered when designing someone’s or your own diet. Most recently I confirmed that I have type O positive blood. According to the literature for a …

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Jul 12

Food4Thought: Nitrates

At a girls breakfast the other weekend, I was telling one of my friends (who also avoids grains, dairy and legumes) about some awesome bacon I found at the market. We both seek out bacon sourced from free-range pork, but this recent find of mine was free-range and nitrate free (I tastes AMAZING).  After gushing over …

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Nov 16

Food for Thought: Seaweed

Do you ever come across the situation of going for sushi, buying sashimi (nice option to avoid rice) and still desire something else to fill your plate and appetite? If you can relate to the above occasion or have an interest in knowing the awesome health benefits of seaweed, keep reading. Nutrients Composition: vitamins A (beta carotene) …

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