I was asked my thoughts on turmeric, it’s benefits and ways to naturally incorporate it into your diet and healthcare regime. Turmeric is a spice made from the root of a plant — Curcuma longa. It comes from the same family as another powerhouse: ginger. Turmeric derives its benefits from the natural curcumin found in the plant. It has a bitter, warm flavor and is commonly used in curries.
This must happen to some extent to most people to some degree each spring. But this spring is unlike any other I have experienced. I believe generally people take their health for granted to some degree until it comes into question. I saw today with hugely opened eyes what a different way you can see the world if you regain a sliver of your health. The fact that this coincides
This blog has been quiet for some time. I’m still here and still am passionate about all the things I have talked about on this (and older blogs). It’s been silent here because I believe our family is finally making the leap to the other side or at least the next side. It feels like we have been snails in this process while watching rabbits, greyhounds and Olympic sprinters cross
Have you heard of a vegetable called kohlrabi? Have you ever seen one? Here in Seattle we can harvest them twice a year. They are one of the first crops we receive from our CSA and I was happy to see them included again earlier this month! I was very surprised to see just how much benefit this funny looking veggie provides us. I will just highlight a few. Kohlrabi is
Cravings happen even to the healthiest of us. Often, when a craving hits in the afternoon or the evening after dinner, we get the urge to snack. Snacking can be a bad habit to get into, because the snacks we choose are often junky, un-nutritious, and high in calories, sugar, or fat. The trick to snacking without piling on the pounds is to find healthy alternatives to the