Sjögren’s syndrome

In 2011, tennis star Venus Williams was diagnosed with Sjögren’s syndrome, a long-term autoimmune disease in which the moisture-producing glands of the body are affected. This results primarily in the development of a dry mouth and dry eyes.  Other symptoms can include dry skin, a chronic cough, vaginal dryness, numbness in the arms and legs, feeling tired, muscle and joint pains, and thyroid problems. Thankfully, Venus’ career did not come to an… Read More Sjögren’s syndrome

Radishes

Lately we have been adding radishes to our salads. They not only add color but they have these 5 health benefits:  They are a good source of Vitamin C They have anticancer properties They support a healthy digestive system They have antifungal properties They help to reduce Zen effects Zearalenone (zen) is a toxic… Read More Radishes

Cinnamon

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon – Proverbs 7:17 Cinnamon has been around since Biblical times. Imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BC, it was used for embalming their dead and for flavoring food and cosmetics. It is believed that Moses used it as an anointing oil. Cinnamon was so… Read More Cinnamon

Coriander

And the house of Israel called its name Manna. And it was like white coriander seed, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey – Exodus 16:31 It’s interesting that Manna, the bread which the Lord gave the Israelites to eat was similar to the coriander seed. We know that coriander seed isn’t white but the Manna was like white coriander seed.… Read More Coriander

Leeks

“We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic” – Numbers 11:5 Among the things which the children of Israel missed eating when they were in Egypt were leeks. What are leeks and what are the benefits of eating them? Leeks are alliums. They… Read More Leeks

Eggs

I can’t get my son to eat eggs. He doesn’t like them no matter how they are prepared-scrambled, boiled or fried. I haven’t tried poaching it but I know I will have the same result. How can I convince him that eggs are good for him? How can I make them appetizing for him? Incredibly… Read More Eggs