“Medicine” for Healthy Blood Pressure

Alright, to kick things off with my series of “let food be thy medicine” postings, let’s discuss one of the most common preventable contributors to cardiovascular disease (which happens to be one of the leading causes of death): hypertension, also commonly known as high blood pressure. There are several medications that can be prescribed to … Continue reading

No Oven? No Problem!

So about two weeks ago, the gas in my apartment  was turned off…and it will remain off for another week until the dang gas company heads out here to fix it (ugh!) You can only imagine how irritated I have been to not have use of a stove or oven! Not to mention, my co-workers … Continue reading

“Let Food be thy Medicine”

Sorry I have been out of commission the past few weeks…er months – I’ve been tied up with school and work, and well I do my best not to “half-ass” my posts (it’s the perfectionist in me — thanks mom!) In order to keep myself accountable for more frequent postings (at least in the short-term) … Continue reading