Category Archives: Nutrition

The Doctor’s In! Let’s Talk About…Eating Real Food

In all foods – find the deliciousness of life itself! There is likely no topic of more interest to parents with growing children than that of Food.  While the marketplace would have us swirling in confusion, with brightly colored packaging that somehow offers a promise of fun and tasty excitement; the reality is that the foods… Continue Reading →

The Doctor’s In…Let’s Talk about Supporting the Body during Fever

Now that we understand that Fever is an indication that the body is doing more than its normal internal work, and that the predominant reason for the normal internal work of the body to increase and accelerate is infection, there is really just one question to ask, “ How can we best support the body during Fever, and therefore… Continue Reading →

Filberts, A little bit Nutty…like me!

I’m not sure what it is, but today I am definitely feeling a little bit nutty. And that reminds me of my friend…the humble little Filbert or Hazelnut. When I moved to Oregon, from the “Fruit Bowl” of Yakima, I was given the gift of seeing these magnificent little nuts growing. And many was the fall… Continue Reading →

Walnuts…a little Brain in a shell!

I have always found the structure of walnuts to be so fascinating and fun. I often reflect on the Doctrine of Signatures”, an age-old concept that states that herbs and plants that resemble certain body parts, have benefit to those very parts.  In fact, botanist William Coles(1626–1662) supposed that God had made ‘Herbes for the use of… Continue Reading →

Cookin’ up some Quinoa…Easy!!

Quinoa is a nutrient-rich, gluten-free grain & once you understand how to easy it is to prepare, using it as a base of many wonderful dishes is a breeze. Quinoa is often called the healthiest food. For starters it is packed with protein; carrying all of the essential amino acids; is a low glycemic grain &… Continue Reading →