Food prevention for migraine sufferers.

Continuing on with Migraine Awareness Month, I am diving deep into prevention. It is important to include a variety of nutrient-dense foods into our diet, especially foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, and vitamin B2. Drinking ample water is also a must, lack of hydration is one of the biggest triggers to…

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Book Club – The Raw Transformation

The Raw Transformation: energizing your life with living foods. By: Wendy Rudell This book has been a great resource for me and is a must have for anyone venturing into a raw lifestyle. The visually stunning guide to going raw proves that it is possible to enjoy healthy food and great flavor. The more than…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Papaya

This fruit boasts major health benefits as listed in the great graphic from Dr Axe below.  Be sure to pick a ripe papaya – it will have orange skin and it will give a little when pushed.  Green papayas are unripe and should be cooked or allowed to ripen on the counter until they reach…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Asparagus

Ok, we know these little guys get a bad wrap.  Yes, asparagus does make your pee smell, which is a by-product of when your body breaks down a sulphur compound found in asparagus known as mercaptan.  Seriously though, there are worse things right?  Asparagus is high in potassium which works with sodium to keep blood…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Brussels Sprouts

These little members of the cruciferous family of vegetables boast major health benefits.  They are high in vitamin K which helps blood to clot and aids bone metabolism.  They are high in vitamin C which helps our bodies to absorb iron and boosts immune function.  Brussels are high in antioxidants like kaempferol which eases inflammation,…