Category Archives: Food For Better Health

Beneficial foods to your health, body and mind.

Raw Food Means a Better Mood

The Department of Food Science Research at the University of Otago in New Zealand has linked our consumption of raw fruits and vegetables to our mental health. A total of 281 young adults completed an internet-based daily food diary for 21 … Continue reading

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Reducing Sugar Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s

A recent research study suggests a correlation between sugar consumption and deterioration of the brain, as well as cognitive skills.  In this study of the aging process, researches concluded participants with diabetes or borderline diabetes are more susceptible to dementia and … Continue reading

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Food To Help Manage Hypertension

I was diagnosed with hypertension when I was 25 years old and suffering from chronic migraines.  Research suggests if your family records reveal a history of hypertension, it can increase your risk by 60%.  Several blood relatives on my mother … Continue reading

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FDA Extends Trans Fats Compliance

In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration required food manufacturers to disclose the amount of Trans Fats in a food product on the Nutrition Facts label, in the hopes of curtailing the use of partially hydrogenated oils, (PHO) in our food … Continue reading

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7 Dietary Changes to Stimulate Your Brain

Do you ever get that 2 PM lull?  You know what I mean…your energy is drained and you are not sure how you are going to make it through the afternoon? There is actually a term for it…“afternoon slump.”  Many … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Garden Started!

Growing up in suburban Georgia, with parents whose childhood immediately followed the Great Depression, there was always a vegetable garden. Whether it was at my maternal grandparents, who mainly planted a few vegetables and all types of beans – to … Continue reading

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Reducing Cancer Risks with Food

It is National Fruit and Vegetables Month and new cancer research just released, affirms a long-held theory that what foods we eat directly influences our health. Since you may not want to read the 12,000-page report, nor the 100-page summary compiled … Continue reading

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