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Ultra- Processed Foods and Food Addiction

Ultra- Processed Foods and Food Addiction

As I stroll down the aisles of a new wholesale food chain specializing in organic foods, temptation continues to pull me to the snack foods section, specifically chips. Stopping and standing in front of my favorite brand of chips, I hear my inner voice state,...
Avocados, the Nutrient-Dense Powerhouse Fruit

Avocados, the Nutrient-Dense Powerhouse Fruit

Avocados are unique fruit in nature, dating back 10,000 years in South Central Mexico. However, it was not until 5,000 years ago, through the efforts of the Mesoamerican tribes (Aztecs and Maya) domestication of the fruit occurred. Mexico, Latin America, and...
LEMON’S Fresh Squeeze Health Benefits

LEMON’S Fresh Squeeze Health Benefits

Nothing is more satisfying than a good cold glass of fresh squeezed lemonade on a hot summer’s day, especially here in Texas. Growing up in Texas, I can only remember the daily use of fresh lemons in everything such as our Texas teas, seafood, vegetables,...
The Damaging Effects of Comfort Foods-Beware

The Damaging Effects of Comfort Foods-Beware

The emotional impact of current events is incredible. We are all experiencing the effects of inflation which is at its highest rate since 1982. Today, Americans are facing higher prices in food, gasoline, housing, and energy costs, as well as labor shortages and...
An Oil Above All Others

An Oil Above All Others

The introduction of the Olive tree dates back to the beginning of time, as with all other trees standing amid the Garden of Edam.   However, history records the first extraction of Oil was from the olive, dating as far back as 4,000 to 5,000 BC. Ancient Israel...
Smitten by The- (TRF) Intermittent Fast

Smitten by The- (TRF) Intermittent Fast

When considering the act of Fasting, historically, the action points back to Africa-Egypt with the enslaved Hebrews.  History notes the act of Fasting as one of the commands given to Moses for the children of Israel in observance of the Day of Atonement; today, we...