Posts Tagged: Nutrition

Let's get healthy and skip the pills

Take Two Pills and Call Me In the Morning

I had an appointment with a Physical Therapist to deal with a rotator cuff injury I sustained in a fall last month when we were down in Moore, OK working disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse.  While going through all the

Let's get healthy and skip the pills

Take Two Pills and Call Me In the Morning

I had an appointment with a Physical Therapist to deal with a rotator cuff injury I sustained in a fall last month when we were down in Moore, OK working disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse.  While going through all the

Cover of It Starts With Food by Dallas & Melissa Hartwig

“It Starts With Food” giveaway

THE WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN  — and the winner is: Mich. I’ll be sending an email to get the address to which to send the book. :) I have a gift, It Starts With Food by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig,  for

Cover of It Starts With Food by Dallas & Melissa Hartwig

“It Starts With Food” giveaway

THE WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN  — and the winner is: Mich. I’ll be sending an email to get the address to which to send the book. :) I have a gift, It Starts With Food by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig,  for

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin!

Vitamin D – Part 1

Vitamin D has been a hot topic in the nutritional world over the past few years and for good reason. I’ve been reading (and reading and reading) scholarly research documents trying to determine how much merit there is to the

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin!

Vitamin D – Part 1

Vitamin D has been a hot topic in the nutritional world over the past few years and for good reason. I’ve been reading (and reading and reading) scholarly research documents trying to determine how much merit there is to the

Week 12 – Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

As I have become more and more concerned with the nutritional content of what I prepare for us to eat I have learned to cook almost everything from scratch. There are very few aisles in the grocery store I venture

Week 12 – Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

As I have become more and more concerned with the nutritional content of what I prepare for us to eat I have learned to cook almost everything from scratch. There are very few aisles in the grocery store I venture

Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There are two groups of essential omega-3 fatty acids.For more information on these groups go to Omega-3 Fatty Acids. One essential omega-3 fatty acid, ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), is plant-based and can be found in significant amounts in flaxseed, flaxseed oil,

Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There are two groups of essential omega-3 fatty acids.For more information on these groups go to Omega-3 Fatty Acids. One essential omega-3 fatty acid, ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), is plant-based and can be found in significant amounts in flaxseed, flaxseed oil,

/ Fats

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There are three essential omega-3 fatty acids which have been identified as important to our health. These fatty acids are: ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).  ALA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is synthesized in

/ Fats

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There are three essential omega-3 fatty acids which have been identified as important to our health. These fatty acids are: ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).  ALA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is synthesized in

What are Fatty Acids?

Fatty acids are hydrocarbons (chains of carbon and hydrogen) that are the building blocks of what we call fats. There are many kinds of fatty acids that are categorized into the following groups: saturated, mono-unsaturated, and polyunsaturated.   I could get

What are Fatty Acids?

Fatty acids are hydrocarbons (chains of carbon and hydrogen) that are the building blocks of what we call fats. There are many kinds of fatty acids that are categorized into the following groups: saturated, mono-unsaturated, and polyunsaturated.   I could get