The Healing Power of a Heart-Healthy Diet

Consumer Reports released it’s recommendations for a healthy heart which includes very specific guidelines regarding your diet. The age old advice of low salt and low fat are no longer. Instead follow these practical uncomplicated guidelines to reduce your risk of heart disease by 30% (similar to taking cholesterol lowering drugs). A true heart-healthy diet can […]

Spring is Allergy Season

Spring is Allergy Season Get relief for spring allergies!  To minimize exposure to allergens take these steps: Keep your car’s ventilation system on re-circulate. This will prevent some of the pollen from entering the vehicle.  Some cars have a pollen filter.  Make sure you change it before and after each pollen season. Change your in-home […]

2017 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce

2017 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce EWG (Environmental Working Group) released its 2017 Dirty Dozen guide. They report that 70% of non organic produce test positive for at least 1 pesticide. The USDA found a total of 178 different pesticides and pesticide breakdown products on the thousands of produce samples it analyzed. The pesticides […]

How Does Complementary and Alternative Medicine benefit Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism is a disorder that responds best to treatment that is holistic and addresses all aspects of the condition. Recent research has shown a benefit for what is considered complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) or integrative medicine that focuses on pairing natural treatment approaches with behavioral therapies and treatments. This approach facilitates a more balanced […]

Healthy Holiday Eggnog

Enjoying eggnog at the holidays is a delicious treat, but it can be very high in sugar and calories. And if you have food allergies or sensitivities, even though it is gluten free, typically eggnog is full of other foods like dairy or eggs that you cannot eat. Try these healthy eggnog recipes and don’t […]