Kerry’s ethos as a health professional is that health is NOT one size fits all. Each of us is unique, and as such require individualized treatment. She has dedicated her life to developing an integrative approach to medicine that combines the individualized approach of Ayurveda with the benefits of modern technology, such as genetic and epigenetic testing. By combining the wisdom of eastern medicine with the breakthroughs of western technology, she is able to create transformational wellness plans, resulting in people living happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. CEO - The Holistic Highway, B.S.- Neuroscience. Masters in Education, TEDx Speaker, Practitioner at University Of Pittsburgh’s Center For Integrative Medicine. Graduate of the Kripalu School For Ayurveda and the Ayurveda Institute.
Apart from the great taste, coconut oil provides a number of health benefits when consumed in food. Antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial effects of coconut oil boosts immunity. It is easily digestible, as the healthy fat in it increases good cholesterol. Coconut oil stabilizes blood sugar by encouraging efficient secretion of insulin. Also, it fights inflammation, balances hormones, boosts metabolism, and treats Alzheimer's. Because of its high smoke point, you can use coconut oil for cooking at high heat, baking to replace unhealthy fats, sauteing, heating and serving, and adding to your coffee.
Astringent properties of hibiscus provide cooling relief from the summer heat. High content of antioxidant present in hibiscus reduces low-grade systemic inflammation. Also, the diuretic properties of hibiscus increase urination, thus lowering the blood pressure. Hibiscus is also beneficial for those suffering from diabetes, liver disease, high cholesterol level, cold, and fever because of its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. This recipe will provide all these benefits.
If you don't have the time, integrate your tasks with exercises and cooking. If you don't have money to spend, remember eating well is an investment on your health as health is wealth. If you don't have the motivation, take your time and make a healthy choice. If your family keeps unhealthy food at home, make a choice of not having it. Have a balanced diet to enhance your metabolism if you feel lazy. Take care of yourself before you care for others.
Melt 5 oz dark chocolate and 1/3c butter together either in microwave or in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Let cool. Beat in 4 egg yolks, one at a time, then fold in the melted chocolate. Sift in 3/4c flour; add 2/3c raw cane sugar, remaining egg whites and fold in gently to mix. Pour the batter into a buttered ovenproof dish and bake for 50 mins at 275°F.