How Much Sugar is Too Much?

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The US Food and Drug Administration does not indicate how much sugar one should get per their Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA). Unlike fats and proteins, sugar is not necessary for survival. The US Department of Agriculture recommends limiting sugar to between 6-10 percent of daily intake, which works out to 40-50 grams of sugar. Drink…

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What Is Aggravating Your Nerves?

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Have Nerve Pain? Here’s What Might Be Aggravating It: Heavy drinking of coffee, tea and soft drinks (including de-caffeinated coffee, tea and soft drinks). These beverages cause the loss of both water and water-soluble B vitamins from the body. B vitamins are needed to repair damaged nerves. Heavy smoking or drinking of alcohol, use of…

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Why is Vitamin D3 So Important?

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Vitamin D3, also known as Cholecalciferol, is essential in many body functions, including helping the body absorb calcium to form and maintain strong bones, maintaining a healthy heart, and more importantly, supporting healthy nerves. Vitamin D3 is produced naturally by our bodies when exposed to sunlight, and is the most common and readily absorbed form…

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Healthy Recipe: Potato-Free Garlic Mash

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Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bouillon 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons butter Boil water over high heat. Cut cauliflower into small pieces. Cook in the boiling water for about 6…

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