Mood, Food and PMS

Eating your weight in chocolate and chips? Yelling at loved ones all week? Feeling bloated and lethargic? Uh oh. Check your calendar. It might be that time of the month. It’s estimated that 4 in 10 women of childbearing age have physical and emotional symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) severe enough to affect daily routines and activities. For […]

Food Star of the Week – Cranberry

In tribute to the soon upcoming Thanksgiving day, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss that infamous holiday berry, the cranberry! Not only does the cranberry boast a wonderful nutrient profile with claims as an extremely potent antioxidant, cranberries add a wonderful tart and sweet punch to a number of food dishes. A glossy, […]

Can Certain Foods Cause Cancer?

According to the latest statistics compiled by the American Heart Association, cancer surpasses heart disease as the top killer among Americans between the ages of 45 to 74. These are extremely sobering statistics and the odds are very high that you, or someone you know, has cancer or has died from it.  For all of […]