Breast Cancer Awareness: Food As Medicine

  Breast Health Awareness: Food As Medicine This is actually the third article in a series to address breast health awareness. I began in October, which is usually known as breast cancer awareness month; I am continuing on, to present more of the information available, so you can have the mindset of breast health, instead … Read moreBreast Cancer Awareness: Food As Medicine

The Great Vegetable Challenge, Part 1

  The Great Vegetable Challenge, Part 1 It is now summer, and vegetables are in great supply. This is when I know you “hear” me saying “EAT THOSE FRESH, HEALTHY VEGGIES!!!” But just because they are available, doesn’t mean they are easy to include in our diets. Looking at the pretty grocery store display makes … Read moreThe Great Vegetable Challenge, Part 1

Aromatase Inhibitors and Cancer Treatment

I was watching television the other day and heard this commercial about this new medication for treating breast cancer, it is an aromatase inhibitor.  An aromatase inhibitor, as you may not know, is something that prevents sex hormones like testosterone, from converting to estrogen.  However, I know aromatase inhibitors in a different manner. Aromatase Inhibitors … Read moreAromatase Inhibitors and Cancer Treatment

The Lost Art of Grateful Cooking

I guess your first response is “I understand the lost art of cooking, but what do you mean by grateful cooking?” Yes, we seem to have lost the art of cooking, but we have also lost the art of gratefulness. We think about what will “make us happy”, or stimulate our tastebuds, or complete our … Read moreThe Lost Art of Grateful Cooking