Author Archives: Sheryl Malin

Ghastly Showers

SHOWER CURTAINS: SCARY TRICKS…NO TREATS Beware of Monsters that Lurk In Your Shower Curtain!!!!!  You may ask, what does this topic have to do with a “happy belly”? Remember, environmental toxins can show up in our food, our drinking water, the air that we breathe, the soil that we dig in, the drugs that weContinue Reading

Can’t Sleep? Baaaa humbug!

Approximately 60 million Americans are affected by insomnia (difficulty falling and/or staying asleep). It is important to know that insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression. These chronic diseases can be debilitating and fatal adding millions of dollars to our nation’s healthContinue Reading

There’s Something Fishy About Omega-3 Fatty Acid

There’s Something Fishy About Omega-3 Fatty Acid

There’s nothing fishy about it. Anchovies are a great source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Why is this important you might ask?  Most Americans are deficient in omega-3s and as a result are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammatory disorders, and mental and emotional problems. Recent research suggests that supplementing the diet with omega-3Continue Reading

Gut Instincts and Probiotics

Trust your gut! How many times have you been told to listen to your gut instincts? Moreover, how many times did you? Maybe next time, you can have a healthy dose of probiotics instead of a heaping tablespoon of Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda…!!!???   Current research suggests that your gut may have more impact on your thoughts than you everContinue Reading

Hide and Seek

Peek a Boo, we see you! Remember: Know what you eat…but don’t eat it all!                                        All You Can Eat Please click on the video of the Fat Boys ALL YOU CAN EAT link above   Hold onContinue Reading

“What Is An O.R.A.C. Unit?”

Dawlin, “Have you had your ORAC’s today?” “Wait… What? What is an ORAC?” Did you know that by the year 2050, nearly one-third of the U.S. population is expected to be over age 65. Preliminary research supports early findings that millions of aging people may be able to guard against diseases or dementia simply by addingContinue Reading

Super Foods Make You Happy!

Happy new year y’all! Have a good time, and be happy, every day: I thought I would help you start your new year off right with a list of four nutrient-packed super foods to include in your diet…often. 1. Kale: Rich in vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, fiber, calcium, and an abundantContinue Reading

Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer month. Let us remember those who have died from this disease, those who are fighting this disease, and those who have survived this disease. Approximately 1.3 million people are diagnosed annually with breast cancer making it the most prevalent cancer in the world today. It is randomly widespread, striking women andContinue Reading


Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Albert Einstein People are dying. Unhealthy eating and physical inactivity are leading causes of death in the United States.  According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, unhealthy eating and inactivity cause 310,000-580,000 deaths every year. This number is close to theContinue Reading

Healthy Food, Healthy Life: Be On Top Of The World!

Be on the top of the world: This is a continuation of information about healthy foods that are good diet choices for a healthier life. In later posts, I will be including a few recipes that will incorporate some of these foods. Cooking healthy is fun, imaginative, and tasty. Let your imagination, andContinue Reading

Plant Based Diets: Gaining The Attention They Deserve

As a cheerleader for a healthy diet and lifestyle I have been discussing the importance of a plant-based diet and how it relates to your health and quality of life. In a groundbreaking leap forward, Kaiser Permanente is increasing the momentum in the field of Western Medicine to move towards recommending a plant based dietContinue Reading

Protein: Miss Understood

A common sentiment for people who do not eat meat is, “Or dear, are you sure that you are getting enough protein?” Protein is the most misunderstood nutrient we eat. Question: “Are you eating recycled protein?” Read on to find out the answer. Proteins are a class of organic compounds which are present in, andContinue Reading

How Do I Treat My Pain From Injuries? Eat Your Pain Away!

Do you have injured tissues from sports, exercise, gardening, work, or just plain old getting older? Read on about how to treat injured tissues with your diet. Injured tissue requires oxygen and nutrients for healing. Your diet provides the nutrients you need to heal. For one week, journal about your current diet. Take careful notes onContinue Reading

Dem Bones

For an entertaining education about dem bones, please visit: Make no bones about it. Healthy adults –especially women- loose about 1% of their bone mineral density every year. This loss leads to osteopenia (Osteopenia refers to bone mineral density (BMD) that is lower than normal peak BMD but not low enough to be classified asContinue Reading

What Is The Difference Between Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Vegan, Omnivore, and Other Diets?

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. Wayne Dyer Here is information about various diet choices. The information and scientific study results are real and are very convincing that your diet has an enormous affect on your health. You are what you eat. The choice is yours. Fruitarian: Fruits, nuts andContinue Reading

How BPA Affects Your Food and Your Health

“Just one word: plastics” The Graduate (1967) Obviously, the industry did not think about it enough! For instance, a study was published in the Environmental Health Perspectives Journal last year relating to plastic food packaging. Researchers put five San Francisco families on a three-day diet of food that had not been in contact with plastic. TheyContinue Reading

Your Health Comes Down To Three Things: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”  A.A. Milne This is my favorite quote from Winnie the Pooh. Hmm, do you want to live to be hundred? The key here is that you live to beContinue Reading

Do You Know That The Food You Eat May Be Making You Sick?

  I’ve started this blog gently providing basic information you should know about the food that is available in the supermarkets and how to discern between food classifications. If you eat meat, I have explained the various methods of raising cattle and poultry and the devastating conditions of feedlots and chicken farms. You learned howContinue Reading

Eating Right Means a Healthy Life…Make the Right Food Choices

Aloha and welcome back, Before you read on I feel  I have to reiterate that I am not trying to advocate, or discourage, any diet practices that my readers choose to make as I believe in free will. I also believe in education and that knowledge is power.  I am trying to make this blogContinue Reading

Make Healthy Choices: Meet the Meat You Eat

When it comes to selecting meat, you want to look for the words “hormone free” and “antibiotic free,” since both substances are stored in the animals fat and flesh and then passed onto you. Use the following information to make an informed choice about the beef you eat.              Continue Reading

in Honolulu

Sheryl Malin I am a registered nurse, licensed acupuncturist, and firm believer that holistic medicine generates holistic health. I also believe that diet is the major factor that influences our health. Home grown in New Orleans, granddaughter of a butcher and grocer, I have always been immersed in good food. However, throughout the years IContinue Reading

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