Author: Foundation Health

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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David Perlmutter’s BRAIN MAKER

Chapter 2 of David Perlmutter’s Brain Maker focuses on inflammation. Calor, dolor, rubor, and tumor (heat, pain, redness, and swelling) are the four classic signs of inflammation. In our bodies, inflammation serves an important purpose: it brings more immune cells to an area that is infected or injured. However, if inflammation goes unchecked it can lead to problems, and […]

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The Microbiome in Brain Maker Chapter 1

DAVID PERLMUTTER’S BRAIN MAKEROur knowledge of nutritional science and the complexity of the human body is constantly evolving. For example, it was only in 1905 that vitamins in food were discovered as being vital to life and health. A few decades later, Dr. John Kellogg introduced us to the importance of fiber in our diets. And, since that […]

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