Building up the Immune System

October 15, 2012

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What are some good foods to eat to build up the immune system, to avoid getting sick in the flu season?

It’s time to stock your kitchen with health promoting foods. Researchers have found that the nutrients you eat can have a strong impact on your immunity.

Nutrition, Exercise and Personal Habits

June 27, 2012

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In general, a healthy lifestyle, which includes a high-fiber, low-fat diet and aerobic exercise at least three times per week for more than 20 minutes per day has repeatedly been shown to diminish qualitative levels of stress in individuals. Since stress is one of the factors that can exacerbate genital and oral herpes, these lifestyle changes are recommended, provided that you are not on some other diet or exercise plan for other medical reasons.

The Divine Onion. Part 2

October 14, 2011

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In a large salad bowl, combine all the ingredients, adding the salt and pepper to taste and dribbling the olive oil and vinegar over it all carefully. You do not want the beans and everything else to swim in the dressing, you just want it all to be coated with it.

The Divine Onion. Part 1

October 14, 2011

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On her recent trip to Italy, Queen Elizabeth II requested that no onions grace her food. I found myself cringing at the thought…skip the onions? I would simply go crazy!

It is a religious experience to slice an onion.

Setting the Stage with Proper Nutrition!

September 26, 2011

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With shorter days and cooler temperatures upon us, back-to-school time is here. As you reach for that bottle of chewable vitamin C to help your child ward off colds and flu, consider a comprehensive approach that will help them maintain strong immunity all year long.