The Zilphy's Garden Blog

High BP is Not for Me

Most people would consider me healthy and fit. I am physically active, have good muscle tone, drink plenty of water, eat a plant-based diet, stay away from refined sugars, and besides an occasional waffle fry I completely avoid fast-food. But after a very serious...

Top 6 Sexiest Health Foods For Valentine’s

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner we decided to give Cupid a bit of help spreading the love with Zilphy’s Garden Top 6 Sexy and Healthy Food picks. 6 Avocados. All of that omega 3 fatty acid and vitamin E in avocados are not just good for your heart, they...

8 Tips To Beat Cold & Flu Season

Cold and flu season is at it’s peak and predicted to stick around for the next few months. Following these eight tips can help keep you sniffle and cough free, right through spring. But, you need to take action immediately because cold and flu viruses reproduce faster...

Danger! Holiday Food Allergy Season Up Ahead

Navigating the holiday season can be a challenge for people like me who experience food sensitivities. We are bombarded daily with colorful ads enticing us to indulge in all of the seasonal goodies on display from Halloween, right through New Year’s Day. But beware,...

This Ain’t Your Momma’s Menopause!

Date night with my honey! We were curled up on our old striped love seat watching some mindless drone of a movie.We had just polished off a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey and had the Lay’s Lightly Salted Chips bag strategically positioned between us, so that...

The Zilphy Legacy

Family is just about everything to me, but family is not something that I spoke much about until I had children of my own. In fact, I was more likely to change the conversation when discussions about family arose. My earliest recollection of family is somewhat...

Let The Toddlers Eat, Fat?

What is science but hypotheses and proofs? I have this fat theory that I'm testing. I’m sure I am not the first person to test this theory. However, since it is not a mainstream principle there is still time for me to get at least some credit for my observations. Have...

Stop Eating Like a Slave

Dr. Victor Lindlahr was a well known nutritionist and healthy food advocate. His book, You Are What You Eat, published in 1940, was one of the earliest texts of the healthy food movement in the United States. His book is credited for popularizing the expression, “You...

Confessions of an Aging, Frugal, Germaphobe

Braids are typically a protective style for kinky coily hair like mine. Their convenience was the perfect solution for my busy schedule. With added hair extensions and my masterful braid artist my hair was just another fashion accessory that I changed every five or...

Olive Leaf Extract!

Go get some. Your body will thank you!

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