What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis?

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common form of thyroid gland inflammation (thyroiditis) and the most frequent cause of decreased thyroid hormone production hypothyroidism. It results from an autoimmune disorder, an attack on the thyroid gland by a person’s own immune system. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ that lies flat against the […]

Is Chewing Gum Bad for You? (One Ingredient Is Linked to Gut Destruction)

Disturbing side effects of chewing gum.  Alternative bad breathe ideas and reasons why you should rethink putting gum in your mouth. Gut Destruction Chewing gum manufacturers have been turning to an ingredient called titanium dioxide for years. Now used in nanoparticle form, this extremely tiny metal compound is posing some serious emerging health threats. This […]

Super Green Power Shake

Purium`s Power Shake was created so that you can easily consume several energizing, gluten-free superfoods all at once, saving you time and money! 30 servings $99.95 Ingredients: Rice Bran Solubles – vital for maintaining normal cholesterol levels and blood glucose control. They are also an all-natural source of vitamin E type tocopherols and tocotreinols and […]

Potassium Info & Top Ten Foods highest in this essential nutrient

Potassium Rich Foods-Top ten Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. Potassium is the third most abundant mineral in the body and is a required mineral for the function of several organs including the heart, kidneys, brain and muscular tissues. Potassium also plays an important role in […]

WHAT IS THE GLYCEMIC INDEX?

WHAT IS THE GLYCEMIC INDEX? Carbohydrates are an essential part of our diets, but not all carbohydrate foods are equal. The Glycemic Index (GI) is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels. Carbohydrates with a low GI value (55 or less) are more slowly digested, absorbed and […]

Ideas for Alternative Protein Sources

Alternative Protein Sources Antioxidant Rich foods: EAT FROM THE RAINBOW! RED: Lycopene YELLOW/ORANGE: Beta Carotene & Beta Crytoxanthin BLUE/PURPLE: Anthocyanins GREEN: Chlorophyll GREEN FOOD BASICS: Green foods have a high content of chlorophyll due to porphyrin rings. * Chlorophyll and heme units of red blood cells are virtually identical except the center molecule * Chlorophyll-magnesium […]

ReCap: Cutting Board Education Night

If you missed the Local education night here is a few things we discussed: Muscle building with Plant Protein *How do you support a body on a plant based diet without eating meat? Earth is the ultimate prism. Every green plant captures a different wavelength of light and energy from the sun. A collection of […]

Herb Vs. Spices

Herb Vs. Spices The difference between the two is where they are obtained from a plant. Herbs come from the leafy and green part of the plant. Spices are parts of the plant other than the leafy bit such as the root, stem, bulb, bark or seeds. We often hear the term “herbs and spices”. […]

Old Label vs. New labeling on food-FDA Announement

Old vs New Label – What’s Different? While much of the new label’s look isn’t drastically different from the old label, the information and layout have been revamped. According to the FDA’s announcement, the most notable differences between the old and new label include: * Increasing the type size for “Calories,” “servings per container,” and […]

Anxiety Types, Signs and Symptoms

Anxiety Types, Signs, and Symptoms Do you know anyone with any of these symptoms?  They are real, please do not dismiss them.  Just listening without offering a solution may be the best thing you can do for your loved one today.  You never know someone else’s battles so judgements are harsh and unnecessary. Spread love […]