I spend a lot of time just thinking about how to “wow” our dedicated gluten and allergen-conscious crowd. All the good stuff we bring to the table - the sweet treats, breads and other baked goods, as well as the rest of the Organic Pharmer menu – they all start as a simple idea for something we think people will love!
One thing I’ve noticed when talking to patients is that, despite the prevalence of the word “organic,” many people don’t actually know what it means or are confused. Organic produce is grown without conventional pesticides/herbicides, harsh chemicals or bioengineering while organic meat, poultry, eggs and dairy come from animals that have been allowed to graze on pastures, are fed 100% organic feed and are not given growth hormones or antibiotics. As a result, going organic helps you avoid toxins, hormones and antibiotics which can negatively impact and disrupt the body in several ways.
Is your skin sending you an SOS this summer? The season's heat, humidity, sweat, and environmental stressors can clog pores and contribute to a poor complexion. But before you run to your esthetician or invest in the latest, greatest miracle cream, Dr. Blum recommends that you start by changing your diet.
The Greek salad's classic blend of romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, capers and feta has crossed borders, oceans, and cultures - and been eaten for centuries for a good reason. The crunchy, yet creamy quality, and tart taste of herbs and red wine vinegar is (almost) as pleasing as the sunny blue skies and white sands of Greece.