Stress! It’s terrible for you and especially for those of us who reside in the United States, we, in particular, do not take the health hazards of persistent stress seriously. If you are not working 10+ hour days and consuming at least three “Venti” sized cups of Starbucks with an additional double shot of espresso … Continue reading Stressed out? Put down the coffee and pick up the yoga mat!
When it comes to cancer treatment techniques, the research community has narrowed its focus. The tried and true techniques of chemotherapy and radiation leads to global cell death of both healthy and cancer cells. While for many cancers, these therapies can be highly effective, there are many cancers for which this form of treatment falls … Continue reading Targeted Cancer Therapy, Narrowing our Focus
Happy 2017 Everyone! I am excited to announce that Blueberries and Biochemistry is under construction! You may have noticed a significant lack of articles since last December. The reason for this is a combination of the busy holiday season and research dead-ends. Since writing the article regarding the health benefits of pumpkin, I have started … Continue reading Blueberries and Biochemistry, Under Construction
Hi health conscious friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Mine was filled with family, friends, and pie! In fact, I may have had a few too many slices of pie at my last Thanksgiving meal. 🙂 So, of course I had to do a little research to see if there is any … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie
Hi everybody! Where did October go, not to mention most of November?! I cannot believe it is already time for Thanksgiving! In honor of this holiday filled with great food and family, I thought it would be fun to look into a Thanksgiving staple: cranberries. While cranberries are not the main Thanksgiving feast attraction for … Continue reading Cranberries
While researching all the great health benefits associated with chia seeds, I realized how little I actually knew about many of the nutrients and substances found in our everyday foods, let alone how these substances provide the health benefits that they do. With this realization at hand, I started reading up on how, biochemically, fiber … Continue reading Fiber, Anyone?
Over the last few years, the variety of our common, everyday foods has exploded. While growing up in the 90’s, dinner consisted of a piece of meat with a side of some sort of microwaved frozen vegetable and a starch. In the lunch room, the deep fried mystery meat was served with a slice of … Continue reading Chia Seeds