Category: Nutrition and Health

Healthy Eating Made Easy-Nutrition 101

Healthy Eating Made Easy The subject of healthy eating can get very complex, given the shift in dietary trends, and changing nutritional guidelines. Regardless of nutritional beliefs and dietary preferences, using the 5R rule can help make eating well simple and easy. The 5 Rs of eating well are as follows- Keep it Real; Reduce [Continue]

Calories or chemicals

Are you counting Calories or Chemicals? As health conscious individuals, we have been conditioned to count calories only, but are we paying attention to chemicals that are sabotaging our health and well-being? Among other issues, food additives have been linked to obesity, digestive problems, ADD and cancer. How many of us are paying attention to [Continue]

Cholesterol and Statin Drugs

If you are on statin drugs for lowering cholesterol, it may behoove you to consider supplementation with CoQ10 according to a recent research study. You can click here to read more. This study describes How Statin drugs stimulate atherosclerosis. The FDA has also expanded advice on statin risks. Also, while considering supplements, pay attention to quality. The list [Continue]

Pills and Skills Model of Health Care

The Pills and Skills Model of Healthcare Self care is the best health care. World renowned physician, Dr. William Sears proposes the “Pills and Skills” health care model. This model requires that we partner with our physician to take charge of our health. The partnership begins with a shift in paradigm in the case of [Continue]

Healthy Snacks “on the go”

I am sharing some of my favorite “on the go” healthy snacks today. Barring any food intolerances or allergies, these can be a quick and healthy fix for those hunger pangs, in between meals. When faced with hunger pangs, I have often been tempted to grab the most sugary snack available. However, with a little planning ahead [Continue]

Meal Planning Tips

Healthy Eating without Burning a Hole in Your Pocket is possible using this simple tool-meal planning. “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison.” (Ann Wigmore) With a little bit of planning, food can be medicine indeed with some $$$ savings as [Continue]