Category: Nutrition

Varicose veins: Twisted blue cords under the skin

Varicose veins: Twisted blue cords under the skin

Varicose veins are the bluish cords just below the surface of the skin, usually on the legs and feet. These all twisted up veins are usually harmless. Although ever present, they are not a threat but can be painful and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Cartilage: Cushion protection

Cartilage: Cushion protection

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

The walls of the digestive tract play a very important role in our relationship with food. Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when pockets form in the digestive tract. These pockets, called diverticula, mostly form in the colon (the lower… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
GERD- irritating acid reaction

GERD- irritating acid reaction

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is that irritating acid that can build in the stomach and esophagus. Many of us experience this from time to time, but chronic heartburn, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, feeling like there is a lump in the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
1st, 2nd or 3rd Watch… When He Cometh

1st, 2nd or 3rd Watch… When He Cometh

Hi Friends, I have a favorite scripture I want to share it with you. It is Luke 12:32 “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” The good pleasure of our Father… 0 Shares | | Posted in Aquaponics, Backyard Chickens, Farming, Food, Gardening, Health, Home, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Six Easy Ways to Detoxify

Six Easy Ways to Detoxify

Why Detoxing is Important Recently reading health advocate Suzanne Somer’s best selling book Tox-sick increased my awareness of the critical importance of detoxification on a regular basis. Lack of adequate nutrients along with toxins are the underlying cause of most… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition
Delicious Beef Chili

Delicious Beef Chili

With the winter chill and Super Bowl this weekend, it’s a great time to make a hot pot of healthy chili. With more time spent eating at home these days, several weeks ago I scoured the internet for healthy versions… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Recipes
Going nuts for nuts: Which is the best choice

Going nuts for nuts: Which is the best choice

Nuts are a nutritious snack to help us make it to the next meal. A handful is meant to do the trick, but reaching for more is a common occurrence. Depending on the type, these crunchy nibbles are filled with… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Fiber: The conductor of the digestive tract

Fiber: The conductor of the digestive tract

Dietary fiber is a very important component of nutrition. There are a number of reasons why we need to consume this “roughage”. Fiber is the part of plant type foods that our body does not digest or absorb. The body… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition
Beans: A little goes a long way

Beans: A little goes a long way

The musical fruit. Beans are a very healthy type of food that is affordable and versatile. Different types are enjoyed by different cultures. Beans are classified as legumes and grow in pods that have beans inside. These pods come from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss