Eggs: A Healthy Food with a Bad Rap

The egg has such an undeserved sordid history. The number one myth that I constantly have to dispel in my work is that eggs are unhealthy and a major cause of high cholesterol and heart disease. I often think the most effective public health message ever disseminated is: “Eggs cause high cholesterol. High cholesterol causes…

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Natural Solutions for Low Progesterone: a Common Culprit in PMS, Infertility, and Menopause Symptoms

Are you struggling with infertility, PMS, or menopause symptoms? Many women struggle with these issues at some point in their lives, but unfortunately doctors often address these concerns with pain relievers, birth control pills, or hormone replacement therapy. These solutions serve only to mask the symptoms and do nothing to address the underlying cause. Low…

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Sugar Health Risks (Video)

Did you know that excess sugar intake can lead to a host of health problems including high blood pressure and high cholesterol, conditions commonly associated with excess salt and fat intake. Check out this video to learn about other health issues that can be caused and exacerbated by excess sugar intake, and then take the…

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Red Cabbage Slaw

This antioxidant-rich salad is a refreshing alternative to lettuce-based salads and tastes great dressed simply with lemon juice. It’s light crispness pairs well with meat, fish, or Mexican food. I use the food processor to quickly shred the cabbage and carrots, but you can also chop the cabbage and use a hand grater for the…

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce (very low sugar)

This delicious and easy-to-make barbecue sauce is lightly sweetened with molasses and honey and tastes great on slow-cooked or grilled meats, tempeh, or tofu. Many homemade barbecue sauce recipes use ketchup as the base, but ketchup is often overly sweetened and contains high fructose corn syrup. This is why I opt for canned tomatoes instead.…

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