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Spicing Up Your Protection Against Breast Cancer

Spicing Up Your Protection Against Breast Cancer

| December 29, 2015

By Christine Horner, M.D. When it comes to cancer protection, no plant puts up a better shield than the Indian spice, turmeric (Curcuma longa). The medicinal benefits of turmeric are so extraordinary; it has been the subject of more studies than any other plant—over 8,000 to date! These studies have documented over 150 different ways […]

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Margery’s Smoothies

Margery’s Smoothies

| December 29, 2015

When the actual thought of the lump I had was possibly cancer, I immediately changed my diet. I knew I had to get more veggies and vitamins in my body as soon as possible and a friend recommended smoothies to start.  I played around with different ingredients but these are smoothies I make most often. […]

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The Healing Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

The Healing Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

| September 25, 2015

Perhaps no other plant has such a spectrum of diversity as mushrooms. With over 10,000 species within the kingdom of fungi, some are a culinary delight and contain the power to heal, while others possess deadly poisons and the power to kill. Thousands of years ago, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors discovered many with magical […]

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Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Dip

Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Dip

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pink Ribbon Cooking: Peas Please! Super simple summer meal when the garden is exploding with peas!  Serves 4.   4 cups Sugar Snap Peas, steamed and cooled 1 large avocado 3 Tablespoon lemon juice, fresh (juice of one lemon) ½ cup 0% fat free Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon hot sauce ¼ extra virgin olive oil […]

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Pink Ribbon Cooking Recipes

Pink Ribbon Cooking Recipes

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spring Into Healthy Cooking Spring is one of the most inspirational seasons for chefs; as we emerge from the grip of Old Man Winter and the heft of our braised and roasted dishes, even the slightest ray sunshine pushes us to think of lighter yet more vibrant textures, flavors and ingredients. Two ingredients show up […]

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Pink Ribbon Cooking Recipes

Pink Ribbon Cooking Recipes

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chili Con Carne Sweet Potatoes with Chili Honey Yogurt Simple, healty and delicious!  Serves 4 anytime of year. 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 lb. grass fed ground beef 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon dried […]

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Lower Your Risk With B Vitamins

Lower Your Risk With B Vitamins

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

FOLIC ACID Folic acid (also known as folate), is a type of B vitamin that is involved in the process of making proteins. It is necessary for the successful construction and repair of DNA and for normal cell division. Without it, cells can’t divide properly and can turn cancerous. During cell division—the process our body […]

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Where are your thoughts taking you?

Where are your thoughts taking you?

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you ever contemplate what affect your thoughts are having on your well- being? Consider Deepak Chopra MD’s remark, “The average human thinks about 16,000 thoughts a day, but 90% of today’s thoughts are the same ones we had yesterday.” We almost become ‘addicted’ to our thoughts. So what are you thinking? Are those thoughts of success, […]

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Fat You Can Love

Fat You Can Love

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Christine Horner , MD There are certain fats that are bad for us and promote disease, and others that are very good for us because they help to protect ward off disease and keep us healthy. Previously I wrote about the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found in flaxseeds and certain fish like wild caught salmon, […]

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Kisses and Much More

Kisses and Much More

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Christine Horner, MD Perhaps one of your favorite activities is putting up the mistletoe during the Holidays and getting a special someone to give you a kiss. But did you know that mistletoe can also help you if you have breast cancer? Yes—kisses really do help you to heal, but mistletoe offers much more. […]

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