PUMPKIN POWERHOUSE

Cheerfully orange pumpkins are packed with carotenoids and are a good source of vitamins A, C, E and the B vitamins and fiber. They’re rich in minerals as well (potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, sodium, zinc). So go ahead, carve your pumpkins, but also make sure to eat some! Did you know that […]

NIGHT OF RENEWAL

About a week ago I attended fun, tasty and inspiring wellness event at our local juice bar Manhattan Juice Bar & Cafe. There was lots of healthy goodies, informative speakers talking about how we can all transform our lives, as well as a raffle (I won pilates classes and chiropractic screening!). We got to taste […]

THE MIGHTY TURMERIC

Turmeric (Curcuma longa)is related to ginger and is a major ingredient in Indian curries, and gives many foods a beautiful yellow color. But evidence is accumulating that turmeric has disease-preventive qualities as well, because turmeric contains more than two dozen anti-inflammatory compounds. By itself curcumin (the component in turmeric most often cited for its healthful […]