2017…A New and Healt...

Finally, consumers are waking up to the idea that “real” non-adulterated food is the best path to good health. After exploring the exhibits and products at the 2016 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo held in Boston, it seems there is a new trend in classification of wholesome, healthy foods.  This is good news. Consumer demand, access to...

The Skinny on (Raw) Honey ...

Due to the sweetness of honey and sugar, many think there is little difference other than honey is more natural therefore, healthier. There is some truth to that, but how the body metabolizes the two is more significant. All sweeteners affect metabolism, and artificial sweeteners cause toxic overload so it is best to avoid them. Table sugar...

What do you Brush With?

“Read your labels” is a common theme in my writings, but do you read the label on toothpaste? Give it a try and find out what you are ingesting daily. Ancient Egyptians paved the way for us regarding toothpastes. Theirs were made from powdered ash, oxen hoof, myrrh, egg shells, pumice and water. Later, Greeks and Romans who came from rich...

Pomegranates are Coming So...

Florida’s autumn is rapidly approaching and is one of my favorite times of the year; ninety degree temperatures fade and vibrant colored vegetables and fruits arrive in the markets. We try to eat seasonally and look forward to the tantalizing tastes of the bright green, red and orange treats. One of my favorites is the pomegranate, a messy...