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Articles by: Eloise Nelson, Ph.D

Curb That Hedonic Hunger Pang

As Popeye so wisely taught Baby-Boomers when we were children, spinach is an incredibly nutritious food.  But the interesting news is that spinach juice can also reduce hunger cravings by up to 95%.  It’s important to understand that there are two types of hunger.  “Hedonic hunger” is the craving for processed junk food.  “Homeostatic hunger” […]

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Reduce Inflammtion & Stay Cool As A Cucumber

 If you’ve read my blog before, then you already know that studies show 80% of all diseases people in the US are experiencing are inflammatory based.  I’ve also mentioned that inflammation used by the immune system is a good thing, but when it gets out of control, inflammation can potentially cause chronic health problems; including […]

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Tone Up Your Brain, Tone Down Inflammation

80% of all diseases in the US are inflammatory based.  Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis of all types, inflammatory bowel diseases, asthma, MS, diabetes, cancer, and atherosclerosis, all have inflammatory components.  Adipose (fat tissue) is known to secrete several inflammatory factors, known as adipocytokines.  Adipose tissue also produces excessive amounts of dangerous estrogen, which promotes tumor growth. […]

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Forget Alzheimer’s & Super Fuel Your Brain!

Alzheimer’s disease plagues an estimated 5.4 million people in the U.S.  There is no conventional cure, however lifestyle choices are your best bet for prevention.  Recent evidence shows dietary choices are the main determining factor.  Overconsumption of sugar and processed foods, primarily carbohydrates, are the main culprits.  Contrary to what many people think, eating a […]

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Matcha: Anti-Aging Antioxidant Powerhouse

Anti-oxidants are one of the biggest buzz words in the world of nutrition.  They are natural chemical compounds which prevent aging and protect us from chronic diseases.  ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) is a test used to determine levels of antioxidants.  Matcha rates an impressive 1300 units per gram, which is close to 20X more […]

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Balancing & Rebooting Your Hormones

Balancing & Rebooting Your Metabolism  Metabolic disorders and obesity are directly linked to two powerful hormones known as insulin and leptin.  85 percent of the US population is insulin and leptin resistant.  Insulin is used by the body to escort glucose from the blood into the cells for energy.  Processed food is loaded with sugar […]

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Eat Your Way To Health & Beauty

Eat Your Way To Health & Beauty  There is an essential connection between what you eat and how you look.  The word “beauty” originated from the Latin root of “bonus” which means “good”.  An appetite for beauty perpetuates health.  This is one of our sacred blessings, which is why many people pray or give thanks […]

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The Puzzle Of Growing Young

Life is an exciting living puzzle!  We spend an entire lifetime putting the pieces together, which creates the picture of our life.  Sometimes the pieces fit perfectly together, and other times they are a complete mismatch.  We are all born naturally inquisitive; looking for all of the right pieces through experimenting with everything we can […]

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