Category: Natural Foods

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Facts, Maybes and Myths

When you crush apples and ferment the juice, you get Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). Over the years, ACV has gained popularity due to its perceived health benefits. Many individuals in the natural health community refer to it as a superfood. While it is true that ACV may be […]

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Worth It’s Salt: The Importance of Sodium in the Body

by Julian Dollente, RN and edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Humans evolved in an environment rich in sodium. However, too much or too little sodium in our system can kill us. The body maintains a healthy balance of water and sodium, which is responsible for the […]

Arthritis Pain? Try These 5 Supplements

by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Introduction: Arthritis is Common Let’s talk about arthritis. More than 54 million adults in the United States have arthritis. One in four of these adults experiencing significant joint pain, the most common symptom of the condition. As the arthritis progresses, […]

Thai-inspired Tofu Spinach Salad Bowl

Thai-inspired Tofu Spinach Salad Bowl by Ginnie Lin   We here at Your Health Forum are big fans of salad. This recipe was born out of a craving for a Thai stir fry but not having the time to make it! The result was a balanced and filling […]

3 Ingredients to Try Instead of Flavored Yogurt

An Alternative to Flavored Yogurt: Plain Greek Yogurt, Chia Seeds, and Granola This “recipe” is more of a recommendation to incorporate three wonderful ingredients into your diet: plain Greek yogurt, granola, and chia seeds. This is a great alternative to flavored yogurts from the grocery store that are […]

Needs a Healthy and Quick Snack? Green Beans with Sesame and Soy Sauce in 10-minutes

With the Autumn season quickly approaching, I’m already thinking of Thanksgiving – a roasted turkey, sweet potatoes, and green bean casserole. As one of the few vegetable staples of the Thanksgiving dinner table, green beans get smothered in creamy, salty sauce and topped with deep-fried onions. Delicious but […]

Carbs: Choosing the Right Ones for a Healthy Di

Preface by Dr. Cirino Here is a concise article on carbs written by Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN, a registered nurse, blogger, and wellness writer. We have been sensitized to the word “carbohydrates” over the last few decades.  We hear of the “low carbohydrate diet,” and many of us […]

Easy Bok Choy Recipe

From Your Health Forum Founder Dr. Cirino: Looking for a side dish for your meal?  I love bok choy! I first discovered it from a wonderful meal in a Chinese restaurant.  I think it is more versatile than kale and has a nicer texture.  It has gained some […]

Eggplant Mini-Pizzas

What a great way to use eggplant in place of dough for snacks that are healthy AND tasty! Actually considered a fruit, the eggplant was originally from China and made its way East. It is popularly used in Middle Eastern and Greek dishes. At one point from the […]

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