Heart Health

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 […]

Pomegranate: Powerful Protection For The Diabetic Heart

Pomegranate: Powerful Protection For The Diabetic Heart

Can Diabetics Drink Pomegranate Juice? November is National diabetes month and I wanted to write a post on diabetes and nutrition before the month speeds by. I have been asked this question by readers and I thought I would address it! Can diabetics drink pomegranate […]

Benefits Of Mushrooms & Creamy Raw Mushroom Soup

Benefits Of Mushrooms & Creamy Raw Mushroom Soup

Creamy raw mushroom soup made with fresh mushrooms, almond milk, fresh herbs & pepper! If the idea of drinking a raw mushroom soup had you recoiling, I’m just going to say: you have to try it to believe it! It’s satisfying, delicious and feels so […]

Why Salt Is Addictive & 10 Natural Salt Alternatives

Why Salt Is Addictive & 10 Natural Salt Alternatives

  Ever reach for a soda to quench your thirst after eating a bag of chips ? I’m guilty too ūüôā !  Double whammy of salt right there. It could be mild to moderate salt addiction. The five basic tastes recognized by human taste buds are […]

Tips & Foods To Boost Your Good Cholesterol

Tips & Foods To Boost Your Good Cholesterol

  Good Cholesterol! Is there such a thing? Yes there is ! HDL ( High Density Lipo Proteins). ¬†They act as cholesterol scavengers, picking up excess bad cholesterol in your blood and taking it back to your liver where it’s broken down. The higher your […]

Potassium Packed Smoothies To Lower Your Blood pressure

Potassium Packed Smoothies To Lower Your Blood pressure

  This is a follow-up ¬†post to ¬†my “Foods That Can Lower Blood pressure” that I wrotet last week. ¬†I believe ¬†that eating ¬†certain foods regularly can lower your blood pressure naturally because I experienced it. ¬†My blood pressure dropped after ¬†3 weeks on these […]

Beets & Other Foods That Can Naturally Lower Blood Pressure

Beets & Other Foods That Can Naturally Lower Blood Pressure

    A month back I went for my yearly check up and found I had the joined the ranks of the “chosen”!!! ¬†I have high Blood pressure. !! This was quite a surprise! ¬†The fact that I eat healthy for the most part, watch […]

Nutritious Nuts : Cracking Their Health Benefits

Nutritious Nuts : Cracking Their Health Benefits

¬† ¬† ¬† Woo Hoo ! I have reached the letter N in the A- Z ¬†blogging challenge¬† and I must admit , this challenge is driving me a little nuts trying to think of topics for each alphabet. So NUTS it is ! Roast […]

Shake The Salt Habit ! Tips To Reduce Sodium

Shake The Salt Habit ! Tips To Reduce Sodium

  Food without salt ! Yikes !!!¬†¬†Does not sound very palatable right ? When I talk to my clients, it seems like going sugar-free is easier than salt free. I agree ! The trick is not to give up sodium totally,¬†but rather use some tips¬† […]