Browsed by
Month: November 2016

Reducing Inflammation: Diet

Reducing Inflammation: Diet

In the previous post I discussed the damage inflammation can do to our bodies.  So the solution is obvious- we need to reduce the inflammation!  Thankfully, there are several ways we can do this.  Knowing where our inflammation stems from gives us a great head start, but even if we don’t know, we can still support our bodies by making a few simple changes.  In this post, I want to talk about ways our diet contributes to our health and…

Read More Read More

Inflammation and our Health

Inflammation and our Health

Many researchers have given thought to the idea that inflammation leads to degenerative diseases.  Inflammation within the body wreaks havoc, whether acute or chronic.  It’s a matter of it being detected and managed or reversed as to whether or not we suffer long term effects.  Inflammation can surface in a variety of ways: redness, swelling, pain, heat, and reduced mobility.  Some people experience digestive woes, others joint pain, or mental sluggishness.  And of course, there are many more ways inflammation can…

Read More Read More

A tale of two squashes

A tale of two squashes

With fall in full swing, I am knee deep in squash!  No, really.  I have a counter full.  Every time I buy groceries I pick up more.  They will keep for a very long time if stored properly and they are seriously delicious!  It’s honestly one of the things I love most about fall.  Good quality sources of starch and carbohydrates are quite important in our daily diets and these guys are powerhouses.  There are so many varieties out there…

Read More Read More