Dr. Dawn’s Healthy Breakfast Scramble

Recipe (gluten-free, paleo, ovo-vegetarian) This quick and easy, 1-pan breakfast scramble is healthy, delicious, and contains many ingredients found to help reduce inflammation. Be sure to use only organic, cage-free, humanely-raised hen eggs to ensure there are Omega-3 fatty acids in the yolks. Otherwise, the eggs could promote inflammation rather than reduce it. (You cannot … Continue reading Dr. Dawn’s Healthy Breakfast Scramble


Vegan vs. Paleo: Finding the Middle Way

Vegan and Paleo diets are the two fastest growing styles of eating in the U.S. these days. Why?  Because we are realizing that our Standard American Diet (a.k.a. “SAD”) is sorely devoid of many vital nutrients, while being full of processed and chemical ingredients that harm our bodies, promoting chronic illness. Both camps, vegan and … Continue reading Vegan vs. Paleo: Finding the Middle Way

Nutrition, Part 3: Animal Foods in the Diet

excerpts published in Tampa Bay Wellness, June 2011 Nutrition, Part 2 discussed Nutrition from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) viewpoint.  The TCM recommended diet is: Whole foods with about 75-85% of the diet as vegetables, whole grains and beans/legumes; 10-15% fruit and nuts, and 5- 10% animal-based foods. Animal-based foods in TCM: The TCM recommended … Continue reading Nutrition, Part 3: Animal Foods in the Diet