Category Archives for "Diet and Nutrition for Women"

How to Substitute for Caffeinated Foods and Beverages

Coffee smells and tastes delicious, but it often leaves people feeling less than their best due to the high level of caffeine. Would you like to drink less caffeine and still feel great? I have some wonderful suggestions for you! Drink decaffeinated coffee or tea as a transition beverage. If you cannot give up coffee, […]

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Dr. Susan’s Incredible Cakes is Now Available!

GLUTEN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, SUGAR-FREE AND DELICIOUS! Would you like to enjoy cakes that are incredibly delicious tasting, beautiful and healthy? A wonderful cake is liketasting a little bit of heaven! You will receive all of this and much more in my new cookbook Dr. Susan’s Incredible Cakes¬† In my book, I share with you my personal […]

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How to Modify Common Acidic Foods and Dishes

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Want to continue enjoying some of your favorite highly acidic foods? ¬†Here are some helpful tips to use to reduce the acidity of these foods. While high-alkaline producers can eat these foods as a regular part of their diet, overly acidic individuals cannot. (For a more comprehensive […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: Lycopene

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Lycopene is one of the most concentrated carotenoids found in the blood, organs, and tissues of the body. One of the most important health benefits of lycopene is its ability to reduce the risk of cancer, particularly cancers of the reproductive tract. One study in particular from […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: DIM

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women DIM, or diindolylmethane, is a plant-compound found in Brassica veggies such as broccoli, bok choy, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. Researchers have found that this interesting little compound is quite beneficial in promoting estrogen metabolism. During estrogen metabolism, the most potent form of estrogen (estradiol) is converted […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: Flavanols

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Flavanols, namely polyphenols and catechins, also bind to receptor sites, which is why they have been found to be so beneficial in protecting women from cancer. By binding to breast tissue estrogen receptors sites, polyphenols work to prevent carcinogens (tumor promoters, hormones, and growth factors) from binding […]

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