Okra is The Newest Superfood to Help You Stay Healthy

Once the joy of Southern cooking, okra's love is now felt country and world wide. Also known as "lady fingers", this long green veggie can be boiled, fried, dried, grilled, sauteed - you name it, it can probably be done with okra. Aside from tasting good, okra is also good for your health. Not...

What Our Ancestors Knew About Food – And Why We Need to Follow Their Advice

Most of us have varying types of ancestors. Mine come from France, modern-day Armenia, Ireland, Turkey, and Spain. A DNA test through Ancestry.com or another website is cool, and can help you figure out who you are - as well as connect with relatives. But these tests have another function that we may not...

Metabolism Booting Recipes with Cinnamon

Here are many foods that are claimed to help boost our metabolism, but perhaps none have as many supporting studies as cinnamon. This spicy spice is used in everything from sweet dishes to savory dishes - but not all are healthy. Combined with healthy foods and other metabolism-boosters cinnamon can be your best friend...

Gallbladder Cleanses: Work it, or Not?

Did you know that 20% - 1 out of 5 - people in the US have gallstones? Did you also know that the vast majority - up to 80% - have idea, nor have any symptoms? Gallstones and gallbladder issues can become a big problem quickly, so there are many pills and powders and...

Retire Your Expired Medications Today!

Open your medicine cabinet. Seriously, walk away from the screen and open your medicine cabinet, or drawer or where ever you keep your medications. Check the dates. I bet many are expired. I bet some have been expired a few years. I bet there's a bottle of Advil crammed in the back that you...