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What is a thyroid? Why is it important?

Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland is under active and does not make suffice amount of thyroid hormones in the bloodstream. Hashimoto’s disease is the most common form of hypothyroidism; it is an autoimmune condition where the immune system attacks the…

Living in the Sunshine State, Lacking the Sunshine Vitamin — Vitamin D

I had a routine blood test done recently, and the doctor left me a message on Friday saying that almost all my levels were in the normal range, including my thyroid (a really important one to make your doctor check) — and said that…

A Culinary Trip Around the World — First Stop: Japan for Korokke

With the start of the new year, I have chosen to focus on different foods from around the world. I was reading a blog about how to cook food in more interesting ways, and cooking romantic dinners from different regions was suggested. I wasn’t…

Delicious, Homemade Larabar

Larabars are super good; if you’ve never had one I recommend going to your favorite supermarket right now (mine is Trader Joe’s), and trying one out for yourself. They are delicious and not heavily processed.

How to Make Homemade Macaroni & Daiya Cheese

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr, who was born and raised in the South, I have decided to make Southern “comfort” food this week. Mike and I have discovered and fallen in love with many great vegan soul food places here in LA, and…