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Lactogenic Foods That Increase Breast Milk Production

Lactogenic Foods That Increase Breast Milk Production

A few days ago, a friend called to ask about lactation foods (foods that increase production of breast milk). Even as I rattled off some foods that came to mind, I realized I get asked this question a lot.  Just one of the perks of […]

Strengthen Hips and Knees with Pineapple Ginger Turmeric Joint Juice

Strengthen Hips and Knees with Pineapple Ginger Turmeric Joint Juice

Fresh pineapple juiced with ginger and fresh turmeric is a sweet drink with a kick courtesy of the ginger! I drink this regularly to ease my joints and it has worked wonders. A few years back I started to get those nagging aches in my […]

Homemade Kombucha To Heal Your Gut

Homemade Kombucha To Heal Your Gut

My first taste of Kombucha was at Trader Joe’s! I paid $4.50 for 16 ounces and was quite pleased with the pleasant tasting, fizzy slightly tart ginger drink that gave me a quick pick me up. I went back to buy it on days when I […]

Homemade Sorrel : The Feel Good Anti Stress Drink

Homemade Sorrel : The Feel Good Anti Stress Drink

  A little while back I got hooked on sorrel, a red Jamaican drink made from sorrel leaves, ginger and spice! There was this little health cafe near my old place of work in DC and I walked up there often to get a glass […]

Medicine Cabinet Makeover! Natural Ingredients to Ease Indigestion!

Medicine Cabinet Makeover! Natural Ingredients to Ease Indigestion!

Medicine Cabinet Makeover! Natural Ingredients to Ease Indigestion! That uncomfortable full feeling you get in your gut when you eat a heavy meal is generally a symptom of indigestion. Some of the symptoms include frequent belching, nausea, heartburn, stomach pain and general discomfort in the […]

Beat Holiday Bloat with Cran Water

Beat Holiday Bloat with Cran Water

  Cran water! My magic potion to breezing through the holidays without packing on too many extra pounds!  From Thanksgiving, through Christmas to New Year it’s party city!  Now who wants to deprive themselves of all that good stuff?  Not me!! A habit I always […]

Ginger Mint Turmeric Tea to Heal a Cold

Ginger Mint Turmeric Tea to Heal a Cold

All natural turmeric tea with fresh ginger, lemon and mint is a soothing concoction that I cook up when I feel stuffy and congested.  Fall is here and so are the sniffles and dry scratchy throats. Taking meds for fall allergies is not my favorite […]

Natural Foods That Ease & Heal A Sore Throat

Natural Foods That Ease & Heal A Sore Throat

    It’s that time of the year again when the dry itchy feeling in the throat happens. I started mine 2 days back  and I hate taking meds unless I have to. My first choice is always giving natural foods a try.  I pulled […]

Nutrition To Boost Thyroid Function #ThyroidAwarenessMonth

Nutrition To Boost Thyroid Function #ThyroidAwarenessMonth

  Thyroid Nutrition ! Can nutrition affect your thyroid ? January is thyroid awareness month ! As with virtually every bodily function, your diet plays a role in the health of your thyroid. There are some specific nutrients that our thyroid depends on and it’s important […]

Anti- Inflammatory Foods That Help Arthritis

Anti- Inflammatory Foods That Help Arthritis

  Foods that help arthritis ! Arthritis hits 1 in every  5 grown ups !  Can foods cure arthritis ? Unfortunately not, but there are some foods that can make the condition less painful. Knowing what these foods  are and making small changes in the diet can […]