The National Cancer Institute has just updated the list of infectious agents known to cause cancer, and it’s growing. Some of these infections are contagious, even by simply sharing food. The risk factors for ‘catching’ these germs are evolving. Even living a careful life is not insurance enough.
Based on Lorraine’s ‘health farm’ experience, I gave oil pulling a try. It definitely freshens the mouth and whitens teeth based on my experiment. It also claims to cure lots of other maladies like heart disease, inflammation, acne etc.
Infographics are graphic or pictorial ways to relay information. I love them, and they are a highly popular on the web! They are fun to share on your social media. They are also a great way communicate a lot of information (that might otherwise be a bit dense) in a digestible and visually interesting way. Apparently, […]
Bloomberg News did some interesting investigative journalism recently. They hired a lab to test for aloe in the most popular, mass produced aloe vera gel products — including those sold by Wal-Mart, Target and CVS. Apparently, aloe vera gel products are a growing big business with over $146 million in sales last year and growing by […]
The Holiday Season is here, and so are the sweet treats. They are everywhere along with your crazy busy schedules. It’s a perfect segway to the holiday cravings. Don’t fall into the craving see-saw this year. Go alkaline between those yummy holiday meals and feel good all day, and all season. I stopped eating holiday treats […]
Fall is here! Which means that it’s the best time to add hearty soups and healthy winter squash back into our diets. We are going to do both here with a recipe for butternut squash soup. Butternut squash soup is wildly popular where I live in California, and for good reason. It has that perfect combination of filling […]
Build healthy skin from the inside out with a diet that’s also good for your entire body. In my dermatology medical practice, I treat skin problems like acne, rosacea, psoriasis, dandruff, people with multiple skin cancers, eczema and many other skin problems. An important common denominator to these skin problems is inflammation and the resulting […]
Stretch marks are called stria distensae. When they happen during pregnancy they are called stria gravidarum. Over half of all women will develop stretch marks on either their abdomen, hips, thighs and/or breasts during pregnancy (see Reference 6). Celebrities aren’t immune either. Super-celeb Chrissy Teigen has won the gratitude of many fans for her recent openness about her own pregnancy stretch […]
Miso (pronounced mee-so) has a subtle yet complex flavor. Miso is a nutritional powerhouse that comes in many delicious varieties. What exactly is Miso? Miso is a fermented paste that’s made with rice or other grains that have been inoculated with a specific mold named Aspergillus oryzae. A preparation of salted, cooked soybeans is added […]
I had a conversation recently that I just had to share about money saving tip for moms. I’m passionate about this subject because for me it was about raising my family with healthy eating habits and mindfullness for living within their financial means. My kids are now grown; they can cook and they support themselves. I’m […]