Peanut Butter, The Good And Bad

Looking for a healthy, good-tasting snack?  Try peanuts or peanut butter.  Peanuts are very inexpensive and make a convenient and filling snack.  They are high in protein which is about 98 percent digestible.  The fat […]

Raspberry Ketones and Weight Loss

There have been numerous articles lately touting raspberries as the next weight loss miracle.  Trainer Lisa Lynn promoted raspberry supplements on the “Dr. Oz Show” as pills that enable the body to “burn fat easier” […]

Devastation of High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a “designer chemical” that is very addictive.  While is may come from a “natural” source, corn, it has been altered and processed into a product that our bodies no […]

Herbs Can Be Hazardous

While I am a firm believer in the health benefits of herbs, caution and safety must still be observed.  Just because it is an herb, doesn’t make it safe.  Sometimes it is a matter of […]


Organic/Commercial Strawberries rate the highest on the dirty list for pesticides.  Buy organic or locally sourced where you know what type of farming practices are used. Nutrition They are excellent antioxidants due to their high […]


Organic/Commercial Raspberries fall in the middle for pesticide residue testing.  Organic is best, but if not it is recommended that they are washed with produce wash before eating. Nutrition They are excellent antioxidants due to […]