Health in a Hurry! Blog

Show me the beef! Grass-fed beef, that is… Zinc deficiency is common in the U.S. because many Americans aren’t eating enough zinc rich foods. Common symptoms of zinc deficiency are frequent colds and infections. Zinc will stimulate your body to produce immune boosting antibodies (this is why...

We all have an immune system, but some of us take better care of it than others! Smoking, drinking, stress, fast food and lack of sleep can destroy your immune response, making your body susceptible to bugs and germs. Eating healthy food can boost your immune...

The link between gum disease and dementia has already been established. Now researchers are finding that the more inflammation (from gum disease) in your body, the weaker your memory will be. Researchers suggest that we keep our mouths as clean as possible and brush after...

The news is reporting that 50% of U.S. citizens will get the Swine Flu. I believe that our best form of action is to take extra precautions, remain calm, and be rational. Tips to protect you and your family: Get your vitamin D levels checked. Low...

Recent research shows that after eating three bites of food your taste buds are bored, in other words, your sweet tooth is satisfied.  But how many of us stop eating at that point? Today's tip (to help control your sweet tooth): Your sweet taste buds are on...

I vowed to never eat them after I moved out of my parents’ home. But getting diagnosed with high cholesterol has brought me back to this purple veggie. Studies show that eating beets can lower cholesterol, decrease inflammation, prevent birth defects and fight cancer. Today's tip: Beets...

Fruits and veggies get those beautiful colors because of the phytochemicals that are in the plants. I know you’re asking yourself, “Phyto-what?” Phytochemicals are substances similar to vitamins, and they are responsible for giving plants their color and taste. They are found in all plant...