Cancer Prevention

Angiogenesis Inhibitors – Cancer Prevention Everyone knows someone who has had cancer or lost someone with cancer.  We know some of the causes of cancer like smoking, poor diet, chemical exposure etc. but do we really know what happens to the body when we get cancer?   Know this….cancer cannot survive and grow without blood vessels! […]

Protein Smoothies

Protein Smoothies I am on the road most days and tend to skip breakfast, even though I am completely aware that breakfast is the most important meal of the day…it kick starts the metabolism.  I can also be lazy so I don’t bother with a blender except if I am making one for my husband […]

Coffee: Is it good or bad?

So What’s the Scoop?  Is caffeine good for you or bad for you? Every single day billions of people wake up to caffeine.  There’s a Tim Hortons on every corner and Starbucks is not far behind.  We spend billions of dollars on coffee not only to wake us up and give us energy but because […]

Is Coconut Oil Good For Me? It’s a Saturated Fat!

Coconut oil is a saturated fat so isn’t that bad for me?  What fats are good for me? “I am so confused about what fats are good and what fats are bad for me.  My best friend is a huge fan of coconut oil and is trying to get me to use it.  She is […]

What is Free Radical Damage and Anti-Oxidants?

What is Free Radical Damage and Anti-Oxidants? If I took an apple and cut it in half and left it out…what happens to it?  It turns brown right?  That’s basically free radical damage…rusting of the cells.  Once oxygen hits the apple it starts to go through oxidative damage.  Now, if I cut it in half […]