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Understanding Hemoglobin A1c as a predictive blood test

If you have blood sugar issues then you are likely to be familiar with the Hgb A1c blood test. Did you know that the higher your Hgb A1c, the lower your odds of living for another 10 years? Higher A1c values are predictive of future health challenges and even longevity. In this interview, Dr. Russell Jaffe

Ghee Recipe

Ghee has a variety of health and cooking benefits and is good for the mind and spirit. Here is our Ghee recipe: Place a pound of organic unsalted butter in a heavy saucepan. Allow the butter to melt either on top of the stove or in the oven. Note: It is possible to make ghee

Dr. Russell Jaffe discusses the 3-6 month avoidance treatment period for LRA Testing

The LRA (lymphocyte response assay) delayed allergy or delayed hypersensitivity tests are known for their reliability, reproducibility & accuracy of 97%+. Delayed allergies can contribute to many chronic conditions including: migraines, autoimmune problems, lupus, fibromyalgia, asthma, diabetes, thryroiditis, and rheumatoid arthritis, just to name a few. Identifying common foods and chemicals that are stressing your immune system

Raw Chocolate Pudding Recipe (serves 4)

Ingredients: 1 avocado, chopped and/or 2 bananas, chopped 3 tbsp raw cacao powder 1 tbsp raw honey 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp coconut oil 2-3 tbsp coconut milk Unsweetened shredded coconut Blend avocado, bananas, cacao, honey, juice, and oil until smooth. Add coconut milk as needed to achieve desired consistency. Serve sprinkled with shredded

Flavored Quinoa Recipe

Quinoa is an excellent gluten-free source of protein, calcium, iron, B-vitamins and fiber. Rinse well before cooking because it has a coating of saponin resin that gives it a bitter taste. Ingredients: 1-part quinoa 1 ½ parts water ¼ teaspoon salt for 1 cup of grain, optional syrup, chopped fresh or dried fruit and nuts.

Curried Pumpkin Dip Recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups grated pumpkin or butternut squash, raw or cooked ½ avocado, sliced 1 small tomato, chopped 1 celery stalk with leaves, sliced 2 scallions, chopped 2 tsp curry powder 2 Tbsp lemon juice Sea salt or tamari ½ cup purified water Put water in blender and add vegetables. Blend until smooth. Add lemon

Slow-cooked Vegetable Stew Recipe

Ingredients: ½ lb each of any of the following (choose 4 or more): Eggplants, peeled and cut into 1 ½ -inch pieces Zucchini, cut into 1 ½ -inch pieces Yellow squash, cut into 1 ½ -inch pieces Small potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1 ½ -inch pieces Cauliflower, cored and cut into 1 ½ –inch

Lentil Stew with Greens Recipe

Ingredients: 1 ½ cup beluga lentils (or other small, dark variety), rinsed and drained 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3 medium garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp mild curry powder 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 1 jalapeño, finely chopped 1 lb leafy greens (such

Almond Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

Almond Green Goddess Dressing is creamy, smooth and delicious in this alkaline recipe. You’re going to love it! Ingredients: 1 cup almonds, presoaked for 8 hours 2 cups spring water or light vegetable stock Juice of 2 lemons ½ bunch parsley, chopped 2 scallions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped Sea salt or tamari (wheat free)

23 Wheat Free Meals for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Wheat-free Breakfast Ideas Fresh vegetables and fruits make a healthy breakfast or combine your favorite fruits and vegetables into a smoothie. Non-wheat cereal such as steel cut oats, rice, corn, barley, rye, millet, amaranth, teff, or buckwheat can be enjoyed. You can have these grains ground or cooked as such to make a fresh creamed

Mung Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad Recipe

Ingredients: 3 cups mung bean sprouts 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 carrots, coarsely grated 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 fresh red chili pepper, seeded and chopped 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp soy sauce (organic – e.g. Bragg’s liquid Amino’s) 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp dark brown sugar 1 tbsp

Healthier Mind-Body Choices

Chronic stress adds to the burden of cumulative repair deficit (inflammation). Unhealthy thoughts or attitudes are metabolically expensive yet can be relearned in ways that promote rather than impair health. Stress-reduction should be considered a crucial element of any health restoration program. Techniques such as meditation, abdominal breathing, salt and soda baths, and photobiology are

Orange, Baby Kale and Jicama Salad Recipe

This colorful, crunchy salad has a refreshing taste and is loaded with fiber and Vitamin C. Ingredients: 2 oranges, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 jicama, peeled and diced 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 3 cups baby kale or baby spinach 2 shallots, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 2

Detox—Bad Stuff Out & Good Stuff In

This post was originally published on Dr. Russell Jaffe’s website. Over the past 50 years, more than 100,000 toxic chemicals, including heavy metals and pesticides, have been introduced into our environment—into the air that we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. Toxins can accumulate and damage critical internal body systems. To

Vitamin C and Kidney Stones

I always refer to Vitamin C (ascorbate) as the mother of all antioxidants; it heals, repairs and detoxifies the body of extraneous elements among numerous other uses. Since we all have different physiological needs, I usually recommend intakes based on the C-Cleanse Protocol rather than just what is required to prevent scurvy. (https://www.holisticprimarycare.net/topics/topics-o-z/prevention-practice-pearls/1558-inflammation-revealed-tamed-and-resolved.html ). This

Mixed Spring Greens and Apple Salad Recipe

Mixed greens and apple, dressed with just olive oil and lemon juice makes for an excellent salad. For an added crunch, toss in some chopped olives, blanched broccoli florets, and toasted walnut halves. Ingredients: 8 cups of mixed spring greens, such as: watercress, baby arugula, baby spinach, pea shoots, dandelion, etc. 1 celery heart, finely

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