Revolutionary Health

Conventional medicine provides us with a quick fix approach to removing our symptoms, usually involving prescription medications and sometimes unnecessary surgeries. The problem with this… [Continue Reading]

Is Sugar Really Toxic |

Is Sugar Really Toxic?

I am so pleased and mildly shocked that this eye-opening report on sugar and its toxic effects, was aired on National television. If you are… [Continue Reading]

Allergic Tension Fatigue Syndrome

I thought it was time for an update since my Casein Confession. I have been dairy-free since last December, a little over three months. Not too… [Continue Reading]

Oh Mega: Part III

Today is part three of our Oh Mega discussion. If you haven’t been following along, in Oh Mega: Part One, we laid the groundwork, with… [Continue Reading]

Oh Mega: Part II

Yesterday, in Oh Mega: Part One, we began a discussion about essential fatty acids, specifically Omega-6 and Omega-3 and the role they play in health as… [Continue Reading]

Oh Mega: Part I

Essential fatty acids or EFAs are coined “essential” because while they are necessary for health, the body cannot make them — we get EFAs from… [Continue Reading]

Detoxification Part II : Healing Foods

I put the cart before the horse yesterday in Part I of our discussion on detoxification. Probably because I started my day with a lovely soak in… [Continue Reading]

Detox Bath

How To Take A Detox Bath

A detox bath is one of the easiest healing therapies we can do to facilitate our body’s natural detoxification system. In this day and age,… [Continue Reading]

The Spice of a Healthy Life

Spices and herbs often times have more antioxidants than fruits and vegetables. I discussed the value of the ORAC score, a method of measuring the… [Continue Reading]

What You Need to Know About Body Mass Index

Few people in the United States would argue that we aren’t an overweight nation. Most are familiar with the statistics that suggest 1/3 of the… [Continue Reading]

Food Allergies, Sensitivities & Intolerances. My Casein Confession |

Food Allergies, Sensitivities & Intolerances. My Casein Confession

  Seven foods are reported to make up 90% of food allergies —  peanuts, eggs, soy, wheat, shellfish, tree nuts and cow’s dairy. The three… [Continue Reading]

Congress Declares SpaghettiOs a Vegetable

In yesterday’s post, I talked about ORAC values, the antioxidant capacity of foods to fight free radicals, those little buggers that contribute to aging and… [Continue Reading]

Pumpkin Protein Waffles

The Dangers of Gluten

Just what my recipe repertoire needs, another version of healthy gluten-free waffles. Pumpkin waffles this time. At any given time from October to April I… [Continue Reading]

Q & A: Kitchen Overhaul

Dear HLHT, My name is Carol, I’m a Crossfitting female, 23 years of age, with bad sleeping and eating habits. I’m compiling a list of… [Continue Reading]

Saturated Fat, Carbs & Cardiovascular Disease

If you ask the average person what causes heart disease, he or she would probably say dietary fat. Though fat has been vindicated through many… [Continue Reading]

Almond Milk

How to Make Almond Milk

Most people attribute dairy sensitivities to lactose, the natural sugar in cow’s milk and milk products. Gastrointestinal distress, bloating, and gas are common symptoms that… [Continue Reading]

Oven Baked Chicken with Pumpkin Enchilada Sauce

Pumpkin Enchilada Sauce

This week while shopping at Whole Foods, I spotted a new product by Fig Food Co., organic pumpkin in a box. I was excited for… [Continue Reading]

Sugar is Scary Stuff

And so it begins, the holiday season. From Halloween to Christmas, sugary sweet temptations are lurking around every corner. If you are looking to strengthen… [Continue Reading]

6 Mistakes of Weight Training |

6 Mistakes of Weight Training

Have you made the commitment to lifting weights but just aren’t seeing the results you want? You could be making a few mistakes in your… [Continue Reading]

End of Overeating |

The End of Overeating

Last night’s dinner was a very simple meal, grass-fed ground beef with steamed organic broccoli & carrots. I added some grass-fed butter to the veggies… [Continue Reading]