Coconut Oil Raises Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Coconut oil raises cholesterol levels, according to a meta-analysis published online in Circulation.  Researchers examined 16 publications that assessed the effects of coconut oil consumption on blood lipids and heart disease risk factors.  Consumption of coconut oil significantly raised total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol levels when compared to consumption of nontropical vegetable oils.  Results also showedContinue reading “Coconut Oil Raises Risk Factors for Heart Disease”

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Adipose tissue | is an active endocrine organ

Adipose tissue (body fat) is crucial for health. Along with fat cells, adipose tissue contains numerous nerve cells and blood vessels, storing and releasing energy to fuel the body and releasing important hormones vital to the body’s needs. Alternative names for adipose tissue Fat; body fat Where is my adipose tissue? Adipose tissue is commonlyContinue reading “Adipose tissue | is an active endocrine organ”

Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose Weight?

F-FC ClipBoard: Frankly, I thought it went out through the bowels and down the toilet. No? This is the second bit of news I found today on the net, that is new news to me. First, our fat has nerves and chats with our brains, and second, it leaves the body through sweat, urine, andContinue reading “Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose Weight?”

A closer look at the nerves that slim down your fat cells | Science | AAAS

F-FC ClipBoard: Hey, I didn’t know fat had nerve cells that communicate to the brain and vice versa. What? You mean our fat can think? Our brains chat it up with our fat? How cunning. If there are nerve cells in fat, that means fat can feel pain. Wow. Do you have pain in your fat?Continue reading “A closer look at the nerves that slim down your fat cells | Science | AAAS”

Celery Seed | Natural Health Guide

From the Latin origin “Celeri” meaning “quick acting”, Celery is a renowned herb that was known to the Chinese as early as the 5th century and used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine earlier than that. The eminent Roman encyclopaedist Aulus Cornelius Celsus mentioned the use of Celery Seeds in his work “De Medicina”, where he recordedContinue reading “Celery Seed | Natural Health Guide”

Turnip Tomato Pea Soup – fat-free

TURNIP TOMATO PEA SOUP – fat-free Dried split and dried whole peas set the foundation for this brothy veggie soup with turnips, tomatoes, onions, carrot and celery. High End. Top Shelf. And no added fat. Oh, did I forget the ham? There’s that too – animal-free of course! Lovely expression of goodness! Makes a lot,Continue reading “Turnip Tomato Pea Soup – fat-free”

Cutting tongue fat can improve sleep apnea – Futurity

  Tongue fat is a risk factor for sleep apnea and losing tongue fat reduces the severity apnea, researchers have discovered. Improvements in sleep apnea symptoms due to weight loss appear to be linked to fat reduction in the tongue, researchers have discovered. Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure the effect of weight lossContinue reading “Cutting tongue fat can improve sleep apnea – Futurity”

TURMERIC WATER

I tried fresh turmeric when everybody was doing it, and all it did was turn my teeth and tongue yellow – and it wasn’t so easy to get rid of. I tried turmeric powder in veg capsules and finally had to wear gloves, since it yellowed my fingernails, cuticles and beneath the nails while manipulatingContinue reading “TURMERIC WATER”

FLAX MILK BANANA SHAKE

Hey, just because New Year’s Eve is over doesn’t mean the fancy part must end with it. How about making the entire year of 2020 Extra Fancy in everything we do – from the simple to the complex it’s done with high class and sparkle! For your morning start begin with a sparkle shake!

Fresh Corn Veggie Pot

FRESH CORN VEGGIE POT Fresh corn mixed with red cabbage, mushroom, celery, onion and pepper saute, along with peas, fresh ginger sticks and garlic. San Marzano tomatoes turn this summer veg fest into a savory delight! Just what Steve asked for – healthy and delicious! Makes 17 cups

Euro-Asian Spaghetti Bowl

EURO-ASIAN SPAGHETTI BOWL Sauteed green peppers, onions and matchstick carrots with green olive, artichokes, zucchini and roasted pepper. Steeped in a blueberry-pomegranate, apple cider, espresso coconut water broth with soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Add some smoked paprika and dried seaweed strips. Serve over spaghetti, top with Dijon mustard and pan-fried fresh breadcrumbs and youContinue reading “Euro-Asian Spaghetti Bowl”

Antipasto Veggie Bowl

ANTIPASTO VEGGIE BOWL  A lot of broth or gravy isn’t always required in what otherwise might be called a soup. Roasted artichokes and black olives highlight this veggie bowl of sauteed pepper, onion, celery and cabbage. Combine with garbanzo and kidney beans, sweet corn and tomatoes. Seasoned simply with smoked paprika, dry mustard and turmeric.Continue reading “Antipasto Veggie Bowl”

Escarole Mandarin Orange Salad

ESCAROLE MANDARIN ORANGE SALAD Transforming bottled dressings, by adding low fat or no fat ingredients to extend the yield, while lowering the fat content, into a beautiful new creation without losing its familiarity! Then we drizzle it over an equally beautiful salad ingredient combination! Make as much dressing and as many salads as you want