To Drink or Not To Drink Coffee?

That is the question I get from some of my clients. My answer is: “​Well… it depends.” For many people one or two cups of coffee per day is OK, especially if it’s black coffee. What we put in the coffee matters a lot, so the cream, sugar, artificial sweeteners, syrups are not recommended. I

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Wonderful Sauteed Mushrooms

Mushroom are not only very tasty and versatile, but they are also packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Researchers point to this vegetable (actually a fungus…) as a great source of antioxidants (especially selenium). Antioxidants protect the body from damaging free radicals that can cause conditions like heart disease and cancer. Mushrooms also help boost

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Gnarly Barley

Did you know that barley is an excellent source of molybdenum, manganese, selenium and magnesium and helps lower cholesterol and control blood sugar? Why “Gnarly Barley”? Because my kid decided it sounds funny! Here is a delicious recipe that I presented at the National Czech and Slovak Museum. Be aware: your kitchen will smell really good,

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