Category: NUTRITION

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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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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For Better Heart Health, Put Some Flax in Your Snax…

Many studies have shown that incorporating flaxseed in your diet on a regular basis has proven heart health benefits. Flaxseed is filled with Omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for your heart because they lower blood pressure, improve your HDL/LDL (cholesterol) ratio, and can reduce your risk of heart attack. Grocery stores sell flaxseed in […]

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Nutrition and Your Children: Creating a Balance of Optimal Health and an Empowered Eater

Raising children is hard enough without having to think about every little thing they eat. But, like it or not, nutrition is a key component to raising healthy, happy kids. Especially in children, nutrition and exercise play an essential role in brain development, taste development, and food behavior far into adulthood. Because it’s National Nutrition […]

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