Joy Boudreau's Blog

June 7, 2016

Is Tea Good for You?

While coffee remains the most popular hot drink in North America, this article suggests 10 reasons why tea should be considered more often by many of us. The hydration and antioxidant qualities of tea can help prevent heart disease and stroke, guard against cancer and even give you a brighter smile. So the next time you […]

Number 10 on Dr. Mercola’s list of Top 12 Cancer Prevention Strategies (found here) is: Exposure to Toxins: Reduce your exposure to environmental toxins like pesticides, herbicides, household chemical cleaners, synthetic air fresheners and toxic cosmetics. Seems to me that we are not waking up to the need to choose healthier cleaning products even though there are messages all around us […]

From an article at mercola.com entitled The Link Between Obesity and Cancer –  these main topics to encourage cutting back on sugar are discussed: Processed Food Drives Obesity and Cancer Epidemics Studies Showing Obesity-Cancer Link Your Body Has Limited Ability to Process Sugar Understanding the Sugar-Cancer Connection So how do we cut back?  Dr.Mercola gives an exellent, […]

We’re all searching for convenience in life. Look at Amazon’s latest offering: Amazon Fresh. This new branch of the company has launched in Seattle and Los Angeles. It brings quality food to people’s doorstep, allowing them to skip the lines, parking lots and wasted time of the local grocery store. Many of us also want healthier […]

In Sinus challenges! (Part One) – I left you without saying what really changed my runny nose.  The things I did mention (more antioxidant, enough sleep, no sugar and white flour), I think were instrumental in my not dealing with any pollen allergies this Spring, but there are two more really important additions I wanted to […]

May 22, 2014

Sinus challenges!

During a six week period the spring of 2013, if you would have asked me what was wrong with me, I would have told you that I had Strep Throat and Bronchitis. Three doctors disagreed and said it was pollen allergies. My GP said that he has had several northerners move to Memphis Metro and evenly […]

WWW.MERCOLA.COM is always included in my homework when researching a health issue on the web.  Even if I do not agree with everything I read there, I can depend on learning the latest thoughts about an issue and see other sides of it, as well. The website is fair and a wonderful resource for learning […]

Huh? Those words came from one of my teenage sons – the one with the great imagination – in the bedroom down the hall one cold, winter night in January of 1992. He quickly explained that when he got in bed at night, he could feel little pricks down his backside – probably as he curled […]

November 11, 2013

Avoiding GMOs

Have you been hearing the buzz about avoiding GMOs in your foods? To quote the Non-GMO project site: “Most developed nations do not consider GMOs to be safe. In more than 60 countries around the world, including Australia, Japan, and all of the countries in the European Union, there are significant restrictions or outright bans on […]

November 10, 2013

Berkey Water Filters

How many of us are concerned about the quality of water we drink? I think it’s safe to say most of us are. However, many do not have an accurate understanding of how to secure truly, healthy water. We all know that tap water probably isn’t the best option. If you’d like to read more […]

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