Category Archives: Health and nutrition

#4 – Flaxseed is the high-fiber option

There is a lot more than can be said about the importance of the Omega-3 / Omega-6 ratio in our diet. There are entire chapters in many resources that are devoted to the importance of Omega-3s. I’ll return to Omega-3s … Continue reading

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Detoxing in real life – Part 2

I was not concerned with the limited variety in the three-day detox. In only three days, I knew I would not get tired of eating the same food. Besides, the dinner included three different choices, so I ensured that I … Continue reading

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Detoxing in Real Life

My New Year’s Resolution is an easy one this year. I want to lose weight without having to worry about calories, carbs, or fats. I want to lose weight by doing nothing more than simply eating better and doing a … Continue reading

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#3 – Flaxseed is rich in Omega-3s

In my previous two blogs, I wrote about the importance of the ratio between Omega-3s and Omega-6s. And I wrote briefly about some of the benefits of Omega-3s. In this blog I want to look at some of the food … Continue reading

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#2 – The benefits of Omega-3s (ALA)

In my blog, “365 REASONS to use flaxseed – #1 – Flaxseed has the perfect Omega3/Omega6 ratio,” I researched how important the ratio between Omega-3s and Omega-6s was for maintaining health. And I discovered that only two tablespoons of flaxseed … Continue reading

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365 REASONS to use flaxseed

#1 – Flaxseed has the perfect Omega3/Omega6 ratio The challenge is on. I’m on a quest to come up with 365 reasons to use flaxseed. I’m balancing the academic pursuit with culinary delights by also seeking out 365 ways to … Continue reading

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Is there a cure for olive addiction?

October 4, 2011 I have been told that once you eat five or six olives, you become addicted. That is true. I used to avoid eating olives. I’m not sure why, but I automatically said, “I don’t like olives,” whenever … Continue reading

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