In this last segment on my knee replacement surgery, I am going to describe the process by which I believe I significantly expedited the healing of the surgical scar.Continue reading
I am 3 weeks out! The first week seemed really easy, the second week was pretty tough and the third week is showing great promise In terms of strength, flexibility and stamina.Continue reading
I’m about to share my secret for having such good skin, very few wrinkles and overall good health. My smoothie! I drink it every day because I can tell the difference in the way my complexion looks and the way my joints feel when I don’t drink it.Continue reading
Today was my two-week post-surgical appointment with the surgeon. It went very well!
Day 4 post surgery is going even better than day 3. I woke up without a headache although I ended up with one again by the afternoon. Not sure what that’s about.Continue reading
So, day three after surgery was not as easy as days one and two. Primarily because I had a splitting headache. This is apparently a common phenomenon post surgically. The swelling in the body causes pressure on the nerve endings which can result in a headache, at least that is my understanding.Continue reading
My mom, God rest her soul, made the best peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the world. She was all about the butter! She used real butter, peanut butter, and apple butter…
I kid you not!
Have you ever smelled a flower sweeter than the peony? Or seen a flower with more delicate petals or a more beautiful color spectrum from crimson to pale pink in the same bloom? They are simply gorgeous and they make the most beautiful bouquets.Continue reading
If anyone would like to share their secret for peeling hard boiled eggs, I would love to know. I have some theories and I’m willing to share them of course, but I really think it depends on the egg! I’ve tried using old eggs and new eggs, and sometimes the older the better, other times, not so much.Continue reading
What is it about lettuce that makes it such a divine alternative to bread? I made myself some tuna and egg salad, which has always been a favorite of mine since I was little, but since I stopped eating bread years ago, I have found Romain lettuce to be the perfect alternative to bread.Continue reading
OK, so I can’t get the meat that I normally get, so I’m just getting whatever they have. Last week it was OsoBuco, that was delicious! This week it was Korean ribs. I didn’t know what Korean ribs were, but I ordered them anyway. I’m glad I did.Continue reading
To all of you people who are not using all natural pesticide and weed killer to spray your yards, please stop! It is completely and utterly unnecessary to spread these chemicals on your lawn!Continue reading
I decided to make some mushroom soup with some chicken broth left over from a chicken that I baked. Since I’m doing keto and because I have all of my groceries delivered I was low on vegetables so the best I could do was cream of mushroom soup. I didn’t even have an onion 🙁 but decided to have a go at it anyway.Continue reading
Looking for a substitute for grains? Here you go!
I don’t think there’s a better substitute for grain than hempseed florets. I like them as a morning cereal or as a substitute for rice at dinner. They are loaded with protein, 10 grams per 3 tablespoons. They also have 15 g of polyunsaturated fat, the good fat, and finally and best of all, they have effectively one carbohydrate.
I usually use the hempseed florets as a cold cereal in the morning. They’re perfect on a keto diet! I put berries on top, some cinnamon and heavy cream. If I’m not doing keto, I use coconut or almond milk. I like this warm as well as cold.
Another great way to use hemp seed florets is in place of rice. When I use it as a rice substitute, I heat it up in water or I sauté it with onions and celery. For the sauté, use a tablespoon of coconut oil and a half cup of diced celery and onion. Sauté celery and onion until translucent then add the hemp seed florets last. Season to taste. I use adobo seasoning on mine. Hempseed is the perfect complement to any meat or dish that you would normally serve with rice.
For more information on the health benefits of Hempseed florets be sure to check out the newsletter entitled Hemp as a Super Food.
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Anorexia is a potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by self-starvation and excessive weight loss.Continue reading
Do you have joint pain? If so, you need to try some of my Collagen Coco!Continue reading
I made the best barbecue sauce and it was also the easiest barbecue sauce I have ever made. Maybe my standards have been too high. LolContinue reading
Diabulimia is an eating disorder in which individuals with Type 1 Diabetes purposefully give themselves less insulin than they require, with the intention of losing weight. The eating disorder is most common in woman between the ages of 15 and 30. According to Dr. Ann E. Goebel-Fabbri, about 30% of diabetic woman restrict their insulin to induce weight loss at some point in their lives.Continue reading
Does Your Child Suffer From An Eating Disorder?
Children that are bullied over their size are more likely to develop psychological issues, such as depression, anxiety, panic disorders, and eating disorders. 26% of sixth graders are bullied, teased, or rejected daily based on their size. This increases to 61% by high school. Additionally, obese children are 1.6 times more likely to be bullied by non-obese children.Continue reading
This is an update on my Keto vitamin C smoothie.Continue reading
I wasn’t able to blog yesterday because I got involved in a yard project. I wanted to expand my patio by a few feet so that I could move the table and chairs into a corner and make more room for a glider for Moli and I to sit on during these gorgeous spring afternoons and evenings. It was tricky because I didn’t have any two by fours and it involved building up the side of the patio in order to level it out and accommodate a chair.Continue reading
Today I’m going to talk about one of my favorite supplements, Resveratrol. Talk about the fountain of youth! Resveratrol just may be it. 🙂Continue reading
This Is going to be a short post… Not to complain, but I’ve been working all freaking day on a new PowerPoint. My eyes are falling out of their sockets, my butt hurts and my knees are stiff.Continue reading
I was devastated! How was I going to work out? How was I going to get any research or writing done on my books? Who would make my tea? How could I start my day seeing patients without this respite that was such an important part of my morning , my life? It is literally what motivated me to get up every morning…Continue reading
I made granola for the first time, And if I do say so myself, it is absolutely amazing! Truth be told, it is a keto granola. But I think anyone would enjoy it. It is both crunchy and chewy at the same time. Go figure! It is loaded with collagen, vitamin C, protein, and chocolate.Continue reading
We get our best vitamin C supplements from far away, Australia and the Amazon to be exact. We haven’t talked a lot about smoothies but here’s one that I’m doing on keto that was delicious and simply loaded with vitamin C.Continue reading
Today I’m going to talk about coconut oil. I had a stye in my eye and the only thing that worked to get rid of it was putting a few drops of coconut oil on it each night. No matter what else I tried, nothing was working. But the coconut oil did.Continue reading
How to make a mask from an old shirtContinue reading
How COVID 19 Infects Us and
What It Does Once We Are Infected
By Dr. J. Renae Norton
Lets talk about how COVID 19 actually gets into the human body, and what it does but before we do that lets take a minute to explain the difference between a virus and a bacterial infection. I think people are really confused about this, which makes it even harder to understand how this virus is spreading. I always say knowledge is power, so let’s power up!Continue reading
We use the word “binge” very casually in our society. We “binge” watch episodes of our favorite shows on DVR or Netflix. We “binge” listen to podcasts. Most of us probably “binged” on Star Wars movies before.
But when is bingeing on food actually Binge Eating Disorder?
Consider a time when you thought you were bingeing and ask yourself the following questions:
*. Did you consume an abnormally large amount of food in a short period of time as compared with what others might eat in the same amount of time under similar circumstances?
*. Did you experience a loss of control over eating during these episodes?Do you consume food faster than normal?
*. Do you feel fuller than usual?
*. Are you consuming large amounts of food when not hungry?
*. Are you consuming food alone due to embarrassment over the amount of food you are eating?
*. Do you feel disgusting, guilty or depressed after the binge?
*. Do you feel distressed about the binge?
Finally, think about your behavior over a period of time.
Has the binge eating occurred at least once a week for 3 months?
It is important to note that weight gain may or may not be associated with BED. And while there is a correlation between BED and weight gain, not everyone who is overweight binges or has BED.
If you find yourself answering yes to these questions, I am here to help.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-205-6543 to schedule an appointment. Tele-therapy phone sessions available.
“In my experience, clients that are in treatment for bulimia, binge eating disorder, anorexia or bulimarexia are typically faced with an increased risk of inadequate nutrition. To this end, I try to provide my clients and readers nutritious and delicious recipes to enjoy both during and after their recovery journey at ‘The Norton Center for Eating Disorders & Obesity’.”
My Creamy Yogurt Fruit Topping is made with grassfed cream and grassfed yogurt, making it an excellent source of CLA. Whether your goal is to lose weight or to restore weight, CLA will help your body gain lean skeletal muscle and reduce stored fat. For more information on the benefits of CLA, be sure to read ‘CLA + Trans-fats‘ and ‘Why Does CLA Cause an Increase in Lean Skeletal Muscle Mass and a Decrease in Stored Body Fat?‘
Grassfed Creamy Yogurt Fruit Topping
1/2 cup Snowville Whipped Cream (preparation directions follow below)
1/2 cup Traders Point Plain Whole Milk Yogurt
1 tbsp Uncle Matt’s Organic Orange Juice
1 tbsp unsweetened strawberry preserves
In a small mixing bowl, combine whipped cream and whole milk yogurt.
Add orange juice and strawberry preserves.
Stir until combined.
Pour over diced fruit. I use oranges, pears, bananas, blueberries, and chopped prunes.
Top with walnuts, almonds or coconut, if desired.
Nutrition Information/per serving (for sauce only)
Calories – 125
Fat – 9 grams
Protein – 2 grams
Carbs – 10 grams
In a glass bowl, beat the cream and vanilla in a chilled non-reactive bowl with a whisk or an electric mixer just until they hold a loose peak.
Add the sugar, beat until soft peaks form. Be careful not too overbeat!
Refrigerate, up to four hours.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories – 190
Fat – 19 grams
Protein – 0 grams
Carbs – 6 grams
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