Avocado Quinoa Citrus Salad

Avocado Quinoa Citrus Salad Nutrition Unpacked How can Avocado Quinoa Citrus Salad help me with my health needs? Quinoa (a native crop of the Andean Region of South America) is known as a “complete protein” offering more than nine essential amino acids all with the benefit of no cholesterol based side effects which contribute to […]

Vietnamese Pho

Vietnamese Pho Nutrition Unpacked How can Vietnamese Pho help me with my health needs? Ingredients in Vietnamese Pho can vary dramatically based on regional and personal preferences.  Try our recommended variation to maximize intake of Vitamin D, Sulforaphane and other anti-inflammatory ingredients. Sulforaphane is a compound within the isothiocyanate group of organosulfur compounds. It is […]

Swim Upstream – Where do Omega 3s come from?

Swim Upstream – Where do Omega 3s come from? Nutrition Unpacked The two major classes of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Like all fatty acids, PUFAs consist of long chains of carbon atoms with a carboxyl group at one end of the chain and a methyl group at the […]

Option B – Eat More, Not Less, But Better

Option B: Eat More, Not Less, But Better Nutrition Unpacked Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. Therefore, it can be divided into many types. The most common types of collagen are types I through V each serving different functions. Contrary to trends in the media, taking “Collagen Supplements” will actually set […]

Hippocratic oath

Hippocratic Oath Today, only 3 or 128 Medical Schools use the original version of the Oath. The oldest partial fragments of the oath date to circa AD 275.  The oldest extant version dates to roughly the 10th-11th century, held in the Vatican Library. Original Greek Text: ὄμνυμι Ἀπόλλωνα ἰητρὸν καὶ Ἀσκληπιὸν καὶ Ὑγείαν καὶ Πανάκειαν […]

Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus Tea Serves: 6 Steep Time: 20 Minutes Prep Time: 20 min Calories: 14 Hibiscus tea, also called Sorrell tea or “sour tea” is a fragrant tea made from the dried calyxes of the tropical Hibiscus sabdariffa flowers. Hibiscus sabdariffa flowers are native to Africa and grow in many tropical and subtropical regions around the […]

Investing in your health with fasting

Investing in your personal biochemistry with Fasting Tips for reducing your triglyercides sustainably Fasting involves a radical change in cellular physiology and metabolism.  In fact, it is reasonable to consider any type of diet as a form of fasting.  Arguably one of the methods to see positive changes in your body most quickly would be […]

Statins and Science?

Statins and Science? One of the top selling drugs of all time is Lipitor.  Lipitor is the chemical compound of Atorvastatin calcium marketed by Viatris currently and was originally sold by Pfizer.  Lipitor sales peaked at nearly $13 Billion during 2006 and sold $2 Billion during 2019.  The Lipitor patent rolled off in 2011 when […]

Mexican Quinoa and Red Bean Soup

Mexican Quinoa and Red Bean Soup Serves: 6 Cook Time: Simmer Soup for 30-40 mins Prep Time: 15 min Calories: 218 Mexican Quinoa and Red Bean Soup first principles science from Foodie Body:  Complete proteins while lowering brain and heart clogging cholesterol and reducing body inflammation.   Plant based meals are important to balance with a […]

Cashew Pesto – Plant Based

Cashew Pesto – Plant Based Serves: 6 Cook Time: Pasta 8 mins or just 5 mins for pesto Prep Time: 5 min Calories: 218 Cashew Pesto first principles science from Foodie Body:  This beautiful dish will blow your mind if you have never tried.  The Cashew nuts give a wonderful amount of plant based protein […]