Investigations

How This Odd-Looking Vegetable Can Do Amazing Things for Your Health (Kohlrabi)

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Passing by an odd-looking vegetable in the farmer’s market or produce section of the grocery store, you glance at it, but keep going. What is that, you ask yourself? It’s a kohlrabi, that’s what it is, and it’s definitely …

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What This Amazing South American Tree Bark Can Do For Your Body (Pau d’arco)

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Years ago, I discovered an amazing, but little known tea from South America. It was recommended to me by a very enlightened preventative medicine doctor I knew. I drank it to relieve Candida symptoms, allergy issues, and inflammation. It …

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Foods to Heal Your Brain

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Alzheimer’s, depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar, schizophrenia, behavioral problems, ADD/ADHD—the list goes on and on. Mental health issues are increasing by the day. Pharmaceutical companies make massive amounts of money treating mental health, mood and behavioral disorders. In fact, Americans spend …

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Sweet Potatoes vs. Yams vs. White Potatoes

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Some people call them “yams” and others call them “sweet potatoes”. Is there a difference? And how do they compare with regular white potatoes? Well for starters, sweet potatoes are the orange or reddish colored root vegetable you see at …

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The Good and BAD side of Turmeric

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Turmeric. Turmeric. Turmeric. Heard enough about turmeric lately? This superfood has been considered to help Alzheimer’s, arthritis, inflammation of all kinds, fatigue, anxiety, depression, allergies, menstrual problems, diabetes, cancer and more. In short, turmeric has been touted as a superfood, …

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Seven Things That Can Keep You Up at Night and Natural Remedies to Sleep Better

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Insomnia. I bet most of us have struggled with this at least a few times in our lives. As we age, insomnia can get worse. There is nothing worse than struggling through the day on a poor night’s sleep, …

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The Dark Side of Kale

By: Cat Ebeling, BSN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Kale used to show up on people’s plates as a barely edible garnish, but in the last several years, it suddenly skyrocketed to fame as health fanatics everywhere discovered its many nutritious attributes. Kale now takes center stage as a salad …

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Top 7 Benefits of Magnesium

Today’s blog is republished from my friends at TheAlternativeDaily, a leading publisher of daily alternative health tips that I personally read every day…The original article can be found here: Magnesium is intimately involved in over 600 reactions in the body including the metabolism of food, the transmission of nerve impulses, the synthesis of fatty acids and proteins, muscle movements, gene …

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Why a Standard Thyroid Test May be Wrong

By: Cat Ebeling, BSN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix You are fatigued—beyond what a good night’s sleep would help, you lack energy, you’ve gained weight, you feel chilly most of the time, you may even be slightly depressed. You don’t even have the energy to follow any kind of fitness …

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Hard Kombucha vs Hard Cider vs Beer

By: Cat Ebeling, BSN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Did you know it is considered “too much” or unhealthy actually, for the average woman to drink more than 2 glasses of wine a day, and for a man it’s three. That’s not much. In an effort to drink less, and …

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