Probiotics: Importance to Women
You have probably heard the term “probiotic” bandied about by yogurt marketers for years now. You may have even heard claims that probiotics can strengthen the immune system and help combat allergies. When asked, most people express a belief that probiotics are somehow important to the health of the stomach, intestines or the digestive track in general. But what are probiotics and what do they do for our bodies?
Chef Ann Gentry: Real Food
Ann Gentry is arguably the most influential vegan chef in the world. Gentry's cooking helped put vegan food on the map as a cuisine, not just a collection of greens, beans and whole grains. Dietary fads come and go, but Gentry's approach to food is really an approach to life -- a life of balance, simplicity and radiant health.
Healing Foods: Cucumbers
Rich in silica, cucumbers contribute to the strength of our connective tissue, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bone.