Paleo Fettuccine Alfredo without Cheese or Wheat

  What would you give to eat a plate of comforting Fettuccine Alfredo without suffering the ill effects of cheese, butter or wheat? What if I told you I had a recipe for you that would taste scrumptious and satisfy while saving you the sinus congestion, tummy trouble or brain fog that so many people…

Keys to Health: Doing It Together!

Keys to health: Epigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Sociogenomics In my work, I am continually reminded of the keys to health. Everything around us influences our health, and the expression of disease. A young woman struggling with persistent tummy trouble, foggy thinking and wild mood swings recently asked me if her genetic predisposition towards digestive distress was…

Four Directions Victory Garden

Original Art by Joe Wirtheim (www.victorygardenoftomorrow.com) Growing wholesome, organic foods in a Four Directions Victory Garden brings balance and joy.  Gardening is not something that has come easily to me. I was raised in a city, surrounded by concrete. I played with my friends on rooftop playgrounds. My great outdoors was New York’s Central Park. When I…

Coconut Oil Benefits for Health

Coconut oil is antioxidant and contains many beneficial saturated fats. Fully two-thirds of the fats are medium-chain fatty acids, which help with digestion and absorption of the food that we eat. Some of those are caprylic, capric and lauric acids, which are known for being anti-viral and heart protective. These medium-chain fats are much easier than other…

red lentils in gluten-free protein pasta

Amazing New Gluten-Free Protein Pasta

Amazing new gluten-free protein pasta for celiacs and gluten-sensitive people let you lose the refined grains and gain fiber and protein with great taste and texture. What a sea change there has been for celiacs and carbohydrate-sensitive people since the 1980’s. I remember when the Tinkyada company first came out with their rice pasta. It tasted…

Help for Sugar Cravings

The Sneaky Cause of Your Sugar Cravings  by Molly Shea Assistant Editor, Yahoo Health Sugar shocker: Americans eat about 20 teaspoons of the sweet stuff — every day! (Photo by PM Images/Photodisc/Getty Images) Sugar can’t catch a break these days. With everyone from from HBO comedian John Oliver to Yahoo’s Global New Anchor Katie Couric bashing sugar’s vice-like grip on…