How can chocolate be a benefit?

Most of us have heard that "dark chocolate" is good for us.  Unfortunately, the concept of "dark or bitter chocolate" was marketed well, but the marketing covered up a huge misunderstanding. Chocolate contains over 1200 molecules, over 300 nutrients that are beneficial to us.  AND they are in significant amounts not just trace amounts.  Further, the [...]

Valentine’s Day, Heart and Chocolate – no guilt!!

No need to feel guilty - love it. Did you know that the three of these work well together.  Valentine's Day is usually connected with chocolate.  100% pure chocolate is very good for you.   Valentine's Day is usually associated with the heart.  Chocolate is good for the heart.  Chocolate provides the body with over [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:05+00:00February 8th, 2016|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Heart Health|Comments Off on Valentine’s Day, Heart and Chocolate – no guilt!!

What are the common denominators between exercise, grains, sugars, fats & protiens???

The two common denominators are that they are all :   a) good for you  b) bad for you You have learned over the years that the type of grain and how it is processed determines whether or not the bread, pasta, etc is good for you. Peel the outside and process everything out of the [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:06+00:00January 20th, 2016|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Exercise, Gut Health, Heart Health, Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What are the common denominators between exercise, grains, sugars, fats & protiens???

Do you know what SOD is – you should…

This is an article from:  Underground Health Reporter:  It talks about the importance of an enzyme your body makes...Super Oxide Dismutase (SOD)...the exciting thing about  it is that we have a 5 herb formulation that is being studied in 25 universities...that turns on the body's capacity to make SOD and Glutathione (GSH) - an even [...]

How to improve or protect your eyes

Our eyes are pretty important - for getting around; appreciating the "flowers along our journey"; and to protect us from harm.  Personally, I panic when I cannot see.  It doesn't matter if it is while skiing and there is a white out or while driving or whatever - I panic. When I was in my [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:08+00:00November 8th, 2015|Antioxidants, Eyes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to improve or protect your eyes

Not all chemicals are toxic – understand the difference

We all repeatedly hear about how dangerous CHEMICALS are.  But like anything else...some are and some are not.  For instance, you body is made up of chemicals...all very necessary to your body's capacity to function. Dr Holly - real whole organic food and medicine The air you breath is made up of oxygen [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:23+00:00August 5th, 2015|Allergies, Anti-inflammatories, Anti-oxidants, Antibiotics, Antioxidants, Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Emotional, Gut Health, Heart Health, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Microbiota, Pharmaceutical, Toxicity, Water|Comments Off on Not all chemicals are toxic – understand the difference

Which is the best product for you aging skin?

Don't you get tired of all the "newest" and "latest" and "newly discovered" products for your skin; for anti-aging; for wrinkles; to remove age spots; etc etc... I sure do.  I have to laugh at products like Nerium.  What they claimed was the active ingredient, wasn't allowed into Canada so they replaced it with aloe [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:25+00:00May 8th, 2015|Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidants, Antioxidants, Collagen, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which is the best product for you aging skin?

Tulsi, Holy Basil and YOU

Tulsi or Holy Basil Leaf (not to be confused with basil) is a well known Ayurvedic or East Indian herb.  But what is it used for...well it has a number of uses...its most famous medicinal function is an anti-oxidant.  But, it has a number of other functions as well: 1.  The leaf is a nerve [...]

Did you know…

I often promote the message - DON'T wear sunscreens - GET the Vitamin D and the anti-carcinogen by-products...Sunscreens typically block the UVB rays that we need but don't block the UVA rays that are dangerous - just look at the all of the class action law suits against sunscreens... But did you know...that the dangerous [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:36+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Research, Toxicity|Comments Off on Did you know…