Category: Nutrition

Our Gut “Talks” to our Brain

  80% of our immune system is in the Gut. It is called the “Second Brain”. Our “Second Brain” is the Enteric Nervous System (ENS), which is composed of over one hundred million neurons (more than in the spinal cord!) • Controls the gastrointestinal system but also influences the rest 
of the body through the...
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Lentils and Chickpeas with Spices

  I love legumes. They are an excellent protein source and healthy substitute for meat, which is higher in fat and cholesterol. These tasty legumes are loaded with iron, magnesium, potassium, B vitamins, and soluble fiber. Here is an easy and healthy recipe for all year round! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 onion,...
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The Power of Eating Hygiene

  Some people have major digestive dysfunctions that need to be addressed thoroughly. However, in many cases, simply applying powerful Eating Hygiene principles offers great relief for many people. Here are a few tips: 1. Slow down: I know it is hard at times! Digestion takes time and digestive secretions such as stomach acid, bile...
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Do You Methylate Well? Here is What, Why and How

  According to Dr. Mark Hyman, Methylation is a key biochemical process that is essential for the proper function of almost all of your body’s systems. It occurs billions of times every second. It helps repair your DNA on a daily basis, controls homocysteine (an unhealthy compound that can damage blood vessels), helps recycle molecules...
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Spaghetti with Mushrooms and Lemon

  This is a great option for those days when we had a great workout and we need an extra boost of good quality carbohydrates (whole wheat or quinoa pasta) and superfoods (mushrooms). Ingredients: • 250 grams Portobello or Shiitake mushrooms • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped • 2 Tbsp olive oil • 400 grams...
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Magical Magnesium to Support your System

  What is the secret of a happy and healthy life? Many things! Great nutrition, adequate rest, exercise, fulfilling relationships AND strategic supplementation to make sure the body has the right levels of the key nutrients and minerals. One of those key minerals is Magnesium. What is it? It’s a virtually naturally occurring mineral found...
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Glorious Greens

  Green vegetables are the most commonly neglected food in modern diets. Learning to incorporate dark leafy greens
into the diet is essential to establishing a healthy body and immune system. Greens help build your internal rainforest and strengthen the blood and respiratory system. When you nourish yourself with greens, you may naturally crowd out the...
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Quinoa Harvest Bowl

  This is a recipe by Yoga teacher Elena Browe. It is an outstanding dish packed with superfoods. Kale provides vitamins and antioxidants for your skin, as well as magnesium. Quinoa and eggs bring protein and sustenance. Quinoa also helps with weight loss, controls cholesterol levels and is good for your hair and skin! It...
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My Top 11 Health Pearls

  It is hard to summarize in a few bullet points what a healthy lifestyle should entail, but I have some “favorites” that I would love to share with you. Whether you are setting new health goals for yourself or you just would like a few reminders to stay on track, these are my most...
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Wilted Kale and Strawberry Salad

  I love this simple and super nutritious salad. It is from a fabulous cookbook: The Brain’s Warrior Way Cookbook by Tana Amen and Daniel Amen. If you are serious about being healthy and staying healthy over the years, this book is a must. It provides very powerful recipes to maintain brain health too. To...
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