Monthly Archives : November 2013

Are Microwaves Bad for Your Health?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta states that microwaves kill fewer nutrients compared to baking or boiling. “Microwave cooking exposes most foods to less heat, water, and for shorter cooking periods, so that means that fewer vitamins will be destroyed during cooking.” (1)

You can literally sterilize a wash cloth or a tooth brush

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (grande): 380 calories, 13 grams of fat, 49 grams of sugar.

Pumpkin Pie (1 slice): 320 calories, 17 grams of fat, 22 grams of sugar.

Pure Jillian’s Pumpkin Spice Smoothie: 160 calories, 3 grams of fat, 0 grams of added sugar.

Benefits of pumpkin: 1 cup of the stuff

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My #1 Health Tip

Start juicing.
This is not about the processed juice one can buy at the store (ahem, orange juice), but the fresh green juice that is made right in front of you. Juicing extracts the juice from fruits and veggies, along with the vitamins and minerals. By drinking one of these bad

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