This watermelon tomato salad is a knockout for heart health. It contains high lycopene, antioxidants and blood vessel opening qualities via nitric oxide
This gorgeous beet oatmeal contains heart healing ingredients proven to decrease blood pressure, increase endurance, and power your day | Clean: DF/GF/RSF/V
Metabolic syndrome is a danger to 100+ million people worldwide. A key driver is sugar, and lifestyle changes (food and movement) are better than drugs to slow aging and disease
Egg bake recipe good for Saturday brunch or weekly meal prep. A nutrient dense breakfast with amazing, cholesterol lowering, immune boosting kalonji seeds
What is familial hypercholesterolemia and how to thrive if you have it Familial hypercholesterolemia is an inherited condition which leads to very high cholesterol levels. If you take away the word "familial", then hypercholesterolemia itself simply means high blood cholesterol. As discussed often on this blog, in normal adults, high cholesterol is almost 100% manageable via lifestyle alone (without the need for prescription drugs like statins.) In familial hypercholesterolemia, the reason for the high cholesterol is primarily genetic. The picture above is from my (very large) family reunion. These are most of my immediate cousins from my dad's family which [...]
5 year health-iversary for managing familial hypercholesterolemia without drugs I just realized that this August 2016 marks my five year anniversary of managing Familial Hypercholesterolemia without drugs. Woot! Yahoo! Yippee! I thought I'd jot down a quick: happy-5-year-health-iversary-to-me post to mark the occasion and celebrate something that once seemed impossible to achieve. I haven't done any of the typical Transformation Tuesday type posts before. In case this is new to you - these #transformationtuesday hashtag posts are usually motivating posts on blogs or social media by people on a health journey. They document the before and after pictures of someone who has had [...]
Healthy snacks are a massive tool to resist temptation. These tasty treats contain raw cacao, walnuts, lime zest and other longevity boosters which increase heart health and decrease all-cause mortality. These are awesome portable snacks for work days.
Despite aging gracefully, research shows that women get progressively less happy with each passing birthday. How can women thrive at 30, 50, 80 and beyond?