Wonderful Amazing Turmeric

Readers of my blog know that I’ve been a big fan of turmeric for a long time. I began taking a tbsp of turmeric powder daily after being diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis and ulcerative colitis in 2004. I attribute turmeric for keeping me in remission for...

Hydrate, Vitamin A, Spices Reduce Blood Fats

A follow-up to my recent blog on foods that fight sun exposure. An article in Dr. Whitaker’s Health & Healing (June, 2012) suggests that if you want to prevent skin cancer, especially the deadly melanoma, take supplemental vitamin A. Researchers followed...

Spice It Up, Boost Immunity

A nasty virus has now made its way through every member of our house, we are looking for ways to boost our immunity to viruses and bacteria. I came across an article in Scottsdale Health (3/12) regarding five foods to boost the immune system. 1) Yogurt: Yogurt...

A Beautiful Day

As I type this, I am gazing out my home office window, looking at the river running down my street. The rain is coming down hard, we had golf-ball sized hail earlier, and the promise of more to come. When you live in the desert, these things make you smile, and dance...

Turmeric

Once again, the healing powers of turmeric powder (curcumin) are making headlines. A major anti-inflammatory and pain reliever, it has a multitude of healing properties. It is a major liver detoxifier and preserves liver cell function, it inhibits tumor formation,...