Author: Foundation Health

Fireworks Safety 2021

  Independence Day is a great time of year for celebrations but every year. thousands of people are injured in fireworks accidents, including fires, burns and eye injuries. The National Safety Council and the National Fire Protection Association recommend people avoid using consumer fireworks but because of so many closures, we anticipate that many people […]

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Chia Seeds for Health

These tiny black seeds were eaten frequently in Ancient Aztec and Mayan cultures. In fact, “chia” is the ancient Mayan word for strength.  This is likely because these tiny seeds pack in big health and energy benefits. First off, they’re high in fiber, which means they’ll help you feel full sooner and for longer. They […]

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The Occasional Red Wine

The Benefits of Red Wine The ancient Egyptians and Greeks considered wine to be “good for health” and used it as a form of medicine. Today, we are certain that the skin and seeds of grapes may have cancer-fighting properties.  The red and purple grapes contain more resveratrol than green grapes.  Resveratrol is an antioxidant […]

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Eat Quinoa

Not only is quinoa tasty and good in a variety of dishes from a  breakfast quinoa “oatmeal” to a great salad topper, but it is one of few plant-based complete proteins, containing all nine essential amino acids, making it a Foundation Health food favorite. Add this to the list as one of our favorite healthy […]

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The Mediterranean Diet: Eat to Your Heart’s Content

Because February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month, we want to build awareness about some slight habit changes that can improve your heart health. The Mediterranean diet has proven heart and general health benefits. By incorporating small changes into your daily food routines, the Mediterranean diet helps cut out unhealthy fats, sweets, and processed foods; […]

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Golden Milk Recipe

Golden milk has some great health benefits including cleansing the liver and reducing inflammation. It may also help to build immunity and gives relief to coughs and colds. Make some FH Golden Milk today. Heat 2 cups light, unsweetened coconut or almond milk Add 1/2 tablespoon peeled, grated fresh ginger Add 1 tablespoon peeled, grated fresh […]

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Nutrients from Food

From researching and analyzing purity levels, to assessing adequate doses, to combatting interactions with medications, the world of nutrition, so much time is spent discussing how to adequately manage your supplements. In a perfect world, we would all get our nutrients from our diets. Below are some strategic foods for a nutrient-dense diet. Berries Blueberries […]

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Understanding the Flu: Prevention, Risk & Symptoms

  Depending upon the year and the strain of influenza that is most prevalent, peak flu season is likely to occur between October and February. On average, an adult catches the flu about once every 5 years and 200,000 Americans are hospitalized each year due to complications from the virus. The flu can affect anyone but certain segments of the […]

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