We stand at a crossroads in medicine today. Having practiced developmental pediatrics for the past 25 years, I have become increasingly frustrated by an alarming trend and find myself asking why we are drugging our children for the way they behave?
Making your meat choices in the store can be confusing, so keep the following tips and definitions in mind. Buy the best meat you can afford. If price is a concern – and yes, the good stuff will invariably be more pricey – then consider buying less, and use meats as an ‘accent’ in stews and soups.
Anyone who knows me, knows that although I don't cook much, I love to eat, and I encourage everyone to do both, even if you’re not the greatest home cook (like me). Fortunately for me, my wife Janice is a whiz in the kitchen and I learn from her every time we are in the kitchen together. But, when it comes to spices, we’re almost equally matched, tossing in generous pinches of these wonderful ingredients not only to enhance flavor but also to support health.
Are you in a breakfast rut? Maybe it’s time to switch it up or even give it up. Many people start their day with a typical breakfast of oatmeal or cereal and on the weekends eat waffles or pancakes - but these carb-laden breakfasts are not a great start to your day.
Everyone talks about fermented foods and by now you probably know you need them to help keep your gut healthy. But, let’s be honest here, are you actually eating your fair share? If not, you’re missing out on one of Mother Nature’s easiest gut health hacks!