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The Savvy Sister Registered Nurse

Specialty: registered nurse
California 30127
I am a stage III breast cancer "thriver" and Registered Nurse who loves helping anyone... Full Bio
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No matter what you think of the decision, Bradley’s diet is a KO by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Timothy Bradley won the welter-weight boxing title this week training on a plant-based diet. For those who think that athletes (or anyone else for that matter) must eat meat ... Read on »
Exactly what IS “detox”? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am “detoxing” right now (are you getting a visual?) So are you. You don’t need fancy shakes and juice drinks to “detox” your body.  And you certainly don’t need any enemas ... Read on »
Agent Found in Parsley Kills Breast Cancer Cells…Fast! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This story made me happy AND angry. Happy because this natural agent “apigenin” found in parsley and other foods was shown to clearly destroy breast cancer cells in recent r ... Read on »
Is there anyone who would say NO to more dessert? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Not anyone that I know. If you’re following the Virtual Vegan Potluck, I say WELCOME and feel free to have seconds! Today I am proud to be part of the first ever (that I kno ... Read on »
Protect Your Bones So They Can Last You a Lifetime by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Reblogged from Tracey Eakin: May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month.  Find out the most effective ways to prevent and potentially resolve this debilitat ... Read on »
Study shows breast feeding can reduce your BABY’s risk of cancer by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A new study published April 2012 from the Journal of Human Lactation shows cancer fighting substances in breast milk. I realize this is a stretch for the subject matter, but ... Read on »
Natural home-made burn ointment heals like crazy (pictures included) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pictures from a burn treated with a home-made natural remedy that you can make too! Since my cancer diagnosis 6 years ago (feels good to write that!) I have been researching ... Read on »
Want a vegetable garden? No dirt or space? No problem! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are many ways to grow your own food without a lot of space and without getting dirty. Home gardening is not only fun, but it makes sense in a world where you don’t kno ... Read on »
New data (April 2012) shows a definite link between inflammation and cancer by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living New study from the AACR presented April 2012 shows how those with inflammation develop metastatic cancer. I have written many posts on how inflammation (the body’s response ... Read on »
Healthy Vegan Chocolate-Beet root cupcakes… I am in Chocolate flippin’ heaven by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Vegan, no refined sugar, no eggs, no milk, no butter, chocolate beet root cupcakes with creamy chocolate  frosting. It’s not often that I say to myself  ”Sister, you are a f ... Read on »
Meet Mama Juggs! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love Twitter.  It’s where you meet the coolest chicks on the planet! (you know who you are)  One day, as I was tweeting, I noticed one of the chicks I follow also follows ... Read on »
Can you LOOK like you eat lots of sugar? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Eating a high sugar diet accelerates the aging process”, says Heidi Waldorf, MD director of laser and cosmetic surgery at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital. When we say “suga ... Read on »
Versatile Blogger Award–Thanks! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am normally not humbled to receive a “chain-letter”, but I was humbled to receive the Versatile Blogger Award by “Watch Me Lose 150 Pounds” a very entertaining blogger.  H ... Read on »
New Study Links Toxic Exposure of Your Parents to YOUR Disease by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have decided to dedicate Saturdays to highlighting a research article that I find eye opening.  This one blew me away. A study out of Washington State University links you ... Read on »
Cancer is fun! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well…..not ALL the time. I was very honored to write a guest post (10 Reasons Why Bald Chicks are Cool) for an very fun chick who writes about “The Perks of Having Cancer”.  ... Read on »
New findings about cancer, Vitamin D and inflammation make perfect sense by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I previously published a post on Vitamin D and its importance in reducing your risk of cancer,  heart disease, and other illnesses. I had also posted on Omega 3 fatty acids ... Read on »
Are you eating “whole” foods or “hole” foods? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There’s one fact that most nutritionists agree on: eating whole foods is healthiest for everybody and is the form of food your body utilizes to stay disease-free. You may th ... Read on »
Soy…are you for? or against? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You can put “soy” in the same category as “politics and religion” when talking about controversial conversation. I knew soy was a hot-button issue when I wrote my post about ... Read on »
Leave a McDonald’s burger out for almost 2 years and see what happens by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I found this photo on facebook posted January 28, 2012 by David Hanscom. It read: via Facebook friend Jerome – What does this picture tell you? My doctor has had this “proce ... Read on »
Water water everywhere…but which one should I drink? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You would think that with the invention of indoor plumbing and tap water, that we would have been satisfied with the clean affordable water that comes right into our homes. ... Read on »