“YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE”

“Sunshine vitamin”, the commonly known nickname for vitamin D reveals a few of its many incredible secrets. Beside the obvious fact that one of the main sources of this vitamin is the sun, the name also stuck because of the positive effect it has on our mood! But did you know just how much our…

Happy Passover!

Spring is officialy here and with it one of my favorite Jewish feasts, Passover! We celebrate with lots of joy, songs and a meal fit for a king, including many traditional dishes. Preparing the food from scratch takes more time than simply getting it at the store. But choosing the ingredients so I can know…

Gluten Yeast Free Bread

Living and eating healthy doesn’t mean you need to suffer or feel left out of fun in life! It may feel that way when you give up comfort food like bread and you see it all around you.. but there are even alternatives for that; Easy-to-make, gluten free and yeast free bread! Those two simple…

Gymnema – the Sugar Destroyer.

Imagine a plant that has the ability to regenerate pancreatic cells, discourage sweet cravings and promote weight loss. Sounds like a dream, right? But this plant is very much a reality and it is known as Gymnema Sylvestre “the magic herb”. Once again, recent (and ongoing) scientific research proves what people already knew centuries ago…

Happy and Healthy Hanukkah!

Jewish holidays are filled with joy and meaningful messages! Food is a very central part of how we celebrate, and Hanukkah is no exception! For a long time I felt deprived when family and friends around me ate what my health didn’t allow me. Now, after playing around with quite a few recipes, I learned…

Happy and Healthy Hanukkah!

Jewish holidays are filled with joy and meaningful messages! Food is a very central part of how we celebrate, and Hanukkah is no exception! For a long time I felt deprived when family and friends around me ate what my health didn’t allow me. Now, after playing around with quite a few recipes, I learned…

The Hanukkah Story

Hanukkah tells a story of victory against all odds. When Hope seemed lost, and surrendering was the only logical thing to do. A small, yet strong group of people, driven by an unconditional faith, chose to fight, even to the death, rather than give in. After conquering Israel, the powerful Greeks began enforcing laws, forbidding…

Vitamin D for Winter Days.

Winter is offically here. It made its presence known today, with the first snow of this year. It melted away pretty quickly. Still, I can’t say I’m jumping for joy… I love summer and when the sun is out, I’m happy. When the trees stand bare under gray skies, I find it hard to push…

Introduction to the Thymus – the Boot Camp Gland

Not many things in life can compare to the joy of parents at the sight of their newborn! One look at their precious one and a bond of love begins. They will give everything to keep their child happy and healthy. In His wisdom, God created for this vulnerable baby a gland specializing in building…

Turmeric

One of the first recipes I came up with after changing to natural treatments was my Turmeric tea. Determined and inspired, I opened the healing spices book and found the winning combination of turmeric, black pepper, cumin, coriander and cinnamon! All these spices hold properties proven beyond a doubt which combat type 2 diabetes. I’m…