The holidays are a wonderful time that brings much joy. One of the main features during this time of year is the delicious and comforting food. So many want to continue to eat healthfully during the holidays and yet, at the same time, not feel they are missing out. This is why I wanted to offer healthier …
It’s summertime and that means juicy watermelon! I have the perfect, healthy watermelon pizza to satisfy your sweet tooth. This is super-easy and very simple to make – it takes just minutes to put together.
Watermelon is a wonderful, juicy and delicious treat that is actually lower on the glycemic index which means your blood sugar won’t skyrocket. The watermelon, kiwi, strawberries, and raspberries are all not only delicious low-sugar fruits, but alkaline as well. Adding alkaline foods and water to your diet will help protect you from an acidic body, and that will protect your health.
All berries rate very high on the ORAC scale (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity). …
Posted by: Dr. Lori Shemek On June 29, 2020 12:00 pm
Dr. Lori Shemek is back with another delicious, healthy recipe! Many people are choosing to reduce carbohydrates in their diet for health and weight reasons, yet still, that big elephant in the room remains… no more bread. This can be frustrating for many who adore bread. Have no fear, I have the delicious solution for you!
When we lower carbohydrates in our diet, we are doing an enormous benefit that we will experience not just in the present, but in the future as well. The average person ingests a whopping 300 grams of carbohydrates daily and it is leaving our global communities with a myriad of health conditions. In America, 78% of the population is either overweight …
Posted by: Dr. Lori Shemek On June 8, 2020 12:00 pm
There isn’t anything more delicious than a creamy pudding. Unfortunately, most puddings are high in sugar that cannot only encourage weight gain, but inflammation as well.
Chia seed pudding is a very healthful swap for unhealthy traditional pudding! It is decadent, creamy and can be used as a snack, for breakfast or even dessert. Dr. Lori Shemek is back with another delicious alkaline recipe!
Why are chia seeds so healthy?
Here are the top 7 reasons to add chia seeds to your diet:
Chia seeds are loaded with healthy omega-3 fat
They are high in fiber – boasting 11 grams of fiber per 2 tablespoons
These delicious seeds also have 4 grams of protein per serving
Posted by: Dr. Lori Shemek On May 4, 2020 12:35 pm
Dr. Lori Shemek is back with another delicious alkaline recipe! This smoothie is not only quick, easy, and delicious; it tastes just like ice cream! It is Keto, Paleo and it takes only a minute to whip up to promote superior health.
Here are 5 reasons to Make a Smoothie Today!
Blueberries are low in fruit sugar.
Blueberries help promote brain health.
Strawberries and blueberries are alkaline fruits that help promote a healthy body resistant to disease.
Both berries confer antioxidant and polyphenols that promote healthy cells, skin health, bone health, help prevent cancer and reduce blood pressure.
Yogurt increases gut health – the epi-center of health, immunity, weight, brain, and mental well-being.
Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 23, 2019 4:35 pm
We live in the age of the Mocktail. More and more people are giving alcohol a swerve and discovering how fabulous (and hangover-free!) a perfectly made Mocktail can be.
Mixologists are constantly scrambling to create the “Next Big Thing” and many of them are using their skills to produce alcohol-free Mocktails that definitely don’t need alcohol to make them taste awesome.
Classic Holiday Drink Recipes Using Ionized Alkaline Water
We’ve showcased a few of the most celebrated Mocktails right here, ready for your next celebration.
Try them straight off the page, or experiment with your own twist!
On a hot day, one thing that can be pleasantly cooling – as well as lovely to smell – is a light, summery fragrance from a water ionizer spritz!
Nice Smell, Not-So-Nice Chemicals
But here’s a thing; eau de Cologne, perfume and body sprays can contain a veritable cocktail of chemicals.
What’s more, the fragrance industry is alarmingly self-regulating, with the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) setting voluntary “safe use” levels for chemical additives…even though some of them are potentially hazardous.
If you like to use an aromatic spritz of some kind, but you want to keep your toxic load as low as possible, then we have a …