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Defense Nutrition’s favorite Turkey, Veggies, Pumpkin soup, and Cranberry Sauce recipes……

Looking for a healthy Thanksgiving Day spread? Need Ideas for your Thanksgiving Day Turkey? How about doing something different with your cranberry sauce this year? Look no further because we at Defense Nutrition have put together some of our favorite Turkey, Veggies, Pumpkin soup, and Cranberry Sauce recipes for you to follow for a delicious […]

Can Your Body Become Intolerant to Energy? Part II:

©Ori Hofmekler Part II: Carb Loading Alert Are You Ready to Trade Off Your Health and Longevity for Sport?   Carb loading is a commonly used method geared to enhance sport performance. It involves a large intake of starchy carbs such as from pasta or rice prior to an athletic drill. If you have been […]

Can Your Body Become Intolerant to Energy? Part I:

  Could Your Body Be Shattered By What’s Keeping You Alive? ©Ori Hofmekler Everyone needs energy. Men, women and children alike and the more the better – that’s how we were trained to think. Perhaps you too believe in that. So how does energy affect your body? Is more better than less? Is More Energy […]

Not Yo’Mamma’s Chicken Vegatable Soup

Ingredients 1 Organic Rotisserie chicken; shredded 2 Organic Celery Ribs, sliced 1 Organic White Onion, chopped 1 Organic Green Zucchini, sliced 1 Organic Yellow Squash, sliced 2-1/2 qt. Low Sodium Organic Chicken Broth 1 can (14.5 oz) Organic Stewed Tomatoes 4 Organic Carrots, sliced 1 Organic Turnip, peeled and cubed 1/2 tsp chopped fresh parsley […]

GMO vs. Evolution…Have We GMOed Ourselves to a Point of No Return?

© Ori Hofmekler Probably the most dangerous man made substances are genetically modified organisms (GMOs). A GMO is an organism such as plant, animal or bacteria whose genome is altered via genetic engineering to accommodate industrial interests. Genetic engineering technologies have been routinely used in agricultural, pharmaceutical, and nutritional fields to yield multiple products. These […]

Warrior Spicy Thai Shrimp with Baby Bok Choy

5 Tlbs. Soy sauce (low sodium) 2 Tlbs. Fish sauce 2 Tlbs. Chopped cilantro 1 tsp. Asian chili-garlic paste 2 Tlbs. Peanut oil 1 Tlbs. Minced fresh ginger 1 Tlbs. Minced fresh garlic 2 tsp. finely chopped serrano peppers 1 ½ lb. Large shrimp (31 – 35 count), peeled and deveined 2 Tlbs. Fresh orange […]

The Paradoxical Effects of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)….

                        ©Ori Hofmekler I was asked many times what’s my opinion on MGS, so here it is. There are two kinds of MSG: industrial and natural; apparently with opposite effects on the body. Industrial MSG Industrial MSG is a flavor enhancing salt known for […]

Warrior Cobb Salad

2 ripe avocados, diced 1 c. halved grape tomatoes 8 oz. washed and dried romaine lettuce 3 oz. washed and dried Bibb lettuce ¼ c. chives, roughly chopped 2 grilled chicken breasts, roughly chopped 4 hard-cooked eggs, quartered 2 oz. Roquefort or good quality blue cheese, crumbled 8 slices cooked turkey bacon, crumbled Your favorite […]

The Human Diet’s Three Overruling Principles….

©Ori Hofmekler Biologists continue to recognize distinct evolutionary features of human food selection and eating behavior that indicate adaptation to a specific diet. And based on the enormous information available to us, we can conclude that our original diet is based on three principles:   It’s exclusively whole food oriented. It’s primarily low-glycemic. It’s inherently […]

Crab Salad with Avocado-Cilantro Dressing

Ingredients: 1 lb Jumbo Lump Crab (drained) 4 c Mixed Baby Herbed Salad 1 Ripe Avocado ¼ c Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ c Fresh Cilantro 1 Tlbs Balsamic Vinegar 2 tsp. Fresh Lemon Juice ¼ tsp. Dijon Mustard Salt and Fresh Pepper to taste   Directions: In a food processor (or blender) combine avocado, […]