Here’s a very tasty and healthy twist to the traditional Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich. We’ve seen healthy versions that switch up the traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Swapping “white” bread with whole grain (and now) gluten free bread. Of course organic peanut butter and strawberry preserves made them a bit healthier, but there […]
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Most foods affect the body in different ways. Sugar is one of the main ingredients that can make us fat. Sugar (sucrose) and high fructose corn syrup contain two molecules: glucose and fructose. Glucose is absolutely vital to life and is an integral part of our metabolism. Our bodies produce it and we have a […]
Even the healthiest among us can’t help but get into the Halloween fun, and while everything’s good in moderation, sometimes a night of temptation means we allow ourselves to go a little (ok maybe A LOT) overboard. Whether you have snacked on too many trick-or-treating leftovers, eating the kids candy or are still recovering […]
Cancer is a disease that can be caused by hereditary and environmental factors. While some people develop cancer regardless of steps taken to prevent it, there is evidence that limiting the consumption of some foods could prevent or delay the onset of cancer, especially for those with a known family history of cancers of the […]
Why Sugar Harms the Heart Sugary drinks have all the same ill effects on the heart as highly refined and processed carbohydrates. Research also shows that your body does not compute the calories you ingest in liquid form in the same way as it does the calories you take in from solid foods. So if […]
We’re up to #8 today, Refined Grains: Pro-inflammatory Agent: A lot of the grains we eat nowadays are refined. They are devoid of fiber and vitamin B compared to unpolished and unrefined grains that still have the bran, germ and the aleurone layer intact. This makes refined grains as good as refined sugars, which are […]
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I recently had a Nutritional Counseling appointment with Denise. I basically needed some reassurance that I was doing ‘everything’ ok. Sometimes when we are not perfect with our daily consumption of food and supplements we think we are not making a difference. I explained my personal situation with her and she reassured me that I was doing a great job. Denise also provided me with some great advice that will help benefit my overall health both now and the future.Paulette K
On behalf of the Shepherd’s Center Board of Trustee I want to thank you for graciously coming to share with our community the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle.All who attended were touched by the warm and gracious manner in which you presented “Seven Keys to Unlock Your Health Potential”. After your presentation many expressed desires to turn over new leaves regarding their eating habits and other issues related to health. It was a real pleasure meeting you, Denise and I pray God’s continued blessing on your life.Deborah
Lou S.Thank you for the presentation you gave for our ladies meeting. It was informative, practical and eye-opening! You know the ladies received the message by the good questions they asked and the fact that they lingered to talk with you afterward. You are appreciated and gifted.
We are enjoying your veggies so much, they are the best! I would like to go ahead and order 1 or 2 of each flavor again. Thank you again for the best cultured vegetables in the world!Heather