Preventative Health

Another perspective on Birth Control Pills (BCP’s)

I truly believed oral contraceptive pills were the best thing since sliced bread.  I used them myself for nearly two decades.  Then I started to develop melasma, also referred to the mask of pregnancy, but I wasn’t pregnant.  I also knew as an Ob/Gyn that some times oral contraceptive pill users developed melasma.  I decided… Read More

The Essential Thyroid Cookbook

I am thrilled to share with you The Essential Thyroid Cookbook: Over 100 Nourishing Recipes for Thriving with Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s.  Two amazing nutrition experts have created this long-awaited, groundbreaking, and scientifically supported cookbook containing over 100 “food as medicine” recipes for those with Hashimoto’s (autoimmune hypothyroidism), and beyond that is the book outlines the… Read More

We cannot be healed against our will.

Although I certainly could write something in regards to this without preparing, I chose to research it. While I was reviewing what has already been written about this topic, I came across a sermon by Reverend J.M. Brewer: It begins from Luke 17... “And it happened, as he was on his way to Jerusalem, that… Read More

Is Fabric Softener Unhealthy

What is fabric softener? It is a combination of chemicals that coat the surface of textiles with a thin layer of lubrication. This results in clothes feeling smoother and prevents the buildup of static electricity, but it also leaves them less absorbent. The most common softening chemicals are called "quats,” which is short for quaternary… Read More

Spices to soothe the soul

There are five spices regarded as essential for great digestion in Ayurveda.  They are fennel, cumin, coriander, cardamom, and ginger.  These five spices in research studies have demonstrated the ability to: Increase bile flow Increase pancreatic enzyme activity Increase small intestine enzyme activity Decrease gas and bloating Increase fat and sugar metabolism Scavenge free radials… Read More

Why Soak Nuts

Why is soaking nuts, seeds, and grains recommended? Although it’s not commonly practice today, in times past it was.   Scientifically speaking, nuts, seeds, and grains contain phytates, lectins, tannins and enzyme inhibitors, which are known anti-nutrients.  Anti-nutrients are substances that bind with vital nutrients in the body, rendering them unavailable for biological use, which may… Read More