Labeling Changes

Reading and keeping up with labels can be overwhelming and frustrating.  What to buy? What not to buy? What is good for me? What is not? Step back and review what it is that you want from your foods or what your health needs are. Go slowly, step by step. Rome wasn’t built in a […]

Fighting the Flu and Norovirus

The norovirus is becoming as prevalent as the flu. They have similar symptoms but the norovirus is harder to avoid. See what experts say: http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/28/16739631-norovirus-why-washing-your-hands-isnt-enough and http://www.cdc.gov/features/norovirus/  Be proactive. There are so many simple things we can do to keep our immune system strong. Reread last month’s newsletter. Lessening the sugar in our diet can […]

Wonders of Sugar

Sugar is referred to as sucrose or an edible crystalline carbohydrate which includes sucrose, lactose and fructose. Sucrose is broken down to glucose and fructose. The glucose is used in our bodies for energy. Every cell, as well as bacterium, in our body needs glucose to function properly. Fructose or simple sugar is what gives […]

Dental Health and Xylitol

More and more information is coming out that tells us our general health is interrelated to our dental/oral health. I will be talking more about the acidity and alkaline of our bodies in future blogs. Dr. Phillips a dentist in Rochester, New York has been studying the correlation between the acidity in our mouths with […]