Chef B’s food4thought Blog

Holistic Nutrition: Keystone of a Truly Integrated Medicine

Seeing through the fog…   My interest in medicine is rooted in the contradiction between what I feel we are capable of, and what we have today. From my observations, we already have the tools, knowledge, therapies, and substances necessary to see drastic decreases in disease prevalence,

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Together, We Will Nourish The Needy

EVERYBODY WINS with our new Nourish the Needy program. For EVERY order placed, we set aside 1 credit. Each credit = one hot meal served directly to a homeless brother or sister in the Greater Cincinnati area. We are proud to be working with Project Kindness and Soup

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What happens to nutrients when cooked or frozen, etc?

Greetings to all! I just wrapped up a presentation/cooking demonstration for UC students taking part in the Foundations for Integrative Health pilot course, which aims to shift the focus of primary care to one of whole body wellness and disease prevention. It is inspiring to see that

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Food IS Medicine – Cancer Support Community Presentation

  When someone tells you about some food that cures this or helps that, do you believe them? How do any of us know what is embellished and what is legitimate?   That’s what Nutrition Science is for. Say you heard or read somewhere that the yellow

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The answer to the heroin epidemic is Prevention

Heroin is NOT a problem reserved for drop-outs, junkies, and criminals, it is a human epidemic that does not discriminate.  I saw this first hand with my beautiful cousin, Mickie. She was the brightest, most talented person I have ever known. One year she would be winning

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Groundbreaking News on Migraines

Warning, this post is rather “flow of consciousness”. 🙂 I was a bit surprised today to hear a report about migraines, and headaches in general, which proposed that perhaps lifestyle and diet would be good things to try before medications or procedures.   But I’m the nutrition

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Coconut Fats, according to Honest Research

Coconut oil (or coconut “anything” for that matter) is pretty underrated.  As a plant source of saturated fats, many people have steered away from it in their diet at their health’s expense.  Understandably, this has a great deal to do with established guidelines against saturated fat. However,

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Gut Pathology pt 3 – Heal that Gut Now

If you’ve been following this series, you’ve learned about the massively understated role our small intestine plays in disease prevention and well being. The fact of the matter is, we need to step up and OWN our health by paying attention to the warning signs our bodies

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Gut Pathology pt 2

I know enough people with either clinical diagnoses of Celiac or Chron’s disease, or who have reactions to gluten that I designed HealthSavor to be 100% gluten-free, always. We get along just fine without it, and everyone gets to enjoy our meals knowing that no gluten ever

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Gut Pathology – pt 1

Do you feel like this sometimes? Play detective and heal that gut! Health is sustained by a state of balance among countless strands of a web of genetic, physiologic, psychological, developmental, dietary and environmental factors. When something goes wrong, it makes sense to pay attention to all

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Why Go Gluten Free?

Gluten is a primary protein found in many grains. With increased consumption of highly refined wheat flour over the last 50 years, many individuals have found they are gluten-sensitive. LEARN MORE

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