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FMU Share the Happy: Peanut Butter Cookie

These peanut butter cookies are soft, chewy, and absolutely delicious! Please click here for full instruction guide: Gimme Some Oven Recipes Enjoy!


  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • (optional: 1/2 cup granulated sugar for rolling the dough balls)

FMU News: A low in this common vitamin can have an increase risk of a fatal heart attack and stroke.

Hello, A study published in the the Canadian Medical Association
Journal revealed that people low in this common vitamin
had an increase risk of a fatal heart attack and stroke.

Read today’s article for the full story… Functional Medicine

Oh honey!

Honey is a sweet, viscous food substance produced by bees and some related insects. Bees produce honey from the sugary secretions of plants (floral nectar) or from secretions of other insects such as honeydew). They do this by regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation. Honey is collected from wild bee colonies, or from hives of domesticated bees, a practice known as beekeeping.

Honey gets its sweetness from the monosaccharides fructose and glucose, and has about the same relative sweetness as sucrose (granulated sugar). It has attractive chemical properties for baking and a distinctive flavor when used as a sweetener. Most microorganisms do not grow in honey, so sealed honey does not spoil, even after thousands of years.

Honey provides 46 calories in a serving of one tablespoon. Honey is generally safe, but may have various, potentially adverse effects or interactions upon excessive consumption, existing disease conditions, or use of prescription drugs. To read more follow this link:

vitamin c

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, is a vitamin found in food and used as a dietary supplement. It was discovered in 1912, isolated in 1928, and in 1933 was the first vitamin to be chemically produced. Evidence does not support use in the general population for the prevention of the common cold. There is, however, some evidence that regular use may shorten the length of colds. It may be taken by mouth or by injection.

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters. It is required for the functioning of several enzymes and is important for immune system function. It also functions as an antioxidant. Foods containing vitamin C include citrus fruits, kiwifruit, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, raw bell peppers, and strawberries.  For more information refer to

FMU: The Daily Wellthy


FMU – The Daily Wellthy: Carrot Juice

Carrot juice has a particularly high content of β-carotene, a source of vitamin A, but it is also high in B complex vitamins like folate, and many minerals including calcium, copper, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, and iron. A pound (454 g) of carrots will yield about a cup of juice (about 236 ml)[citation needed], which is a low yield compared to fruits like apples and oranges. However, carrot pulp is very tough; the main difficulty in juicing carrots is in separating the pulp from the juice.

Like many products high in beta-carotene, it may cause temporary carotenoderma, a benign skin condition resulting in an orange-yellow hue to the skin.[1] Drinking more than 3 cups of carrot juice in a 24-hour period, over a prolonged period of time may be enough to cause the condition.[2]

Carrot juice has a uniquely sweet flavour of concentrated carrots. Unlike many juices, it is opaque. It is often consumed as a health drink. Carrots have been made into soups and juices for hundreds of years. In America carrot juice was one of the first colorants used to make cheese a darker color.

Hope you enjoyed this “Daily Wellthy” Snippet. 

The Daily Wellthy: How to remove 87% of toxins from your air at home?

When it comes to air quality in your home I commonly recommend a good hepa filter like the Austin brand ( However there is another good alternative that many people are doing and may not be aware of the benefits. This includes filling your home with house plants. NASA has found that some species of houseplants can eliminate up to 87 percent of toxins from the air, including formaldehyde, benzene, toluene, trichloroethylene, carbon monoxide and even dust. The best plants found to be the most effective for optimal air quality include: English ivy, spider plants and the Boston fern. One or two plants won’t make that much difference. It is recommended to have many plants through-out your home. This is a very informative article I recommend you share with your family and friends…

FMU News: Want To Lower Your Blood Pressure By 20 Points? Try This Exercise…

Hello, Want to know about an exercise that can lower blood pressure significantly? We’re talking as much as 10-20 mmHg. No, it’s not an endurance exercise. No, it’s not strength exercise. It’s actually an exercise you can do anytime and anywhere. It’s called isometrics. Read the article written by Eli Ben-Yehuda … continue here Functional Medicine University

FMU News: How to Detoxify Plastics (Phthalates)?

Hello,  Phthalates in the body has the potential to be a major contender for a series of health challenges. Some of the questions I am commonly asked is, where am I getting this exposure from, how do I find out if I have dangerously high levels of plastics and, most important, how do I get rid of the plastics in my body?

Read on to learn more… Your Medical Detective

This is a very informative article I recommend you share with your family and friends.


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YMD News: TSH- What Your Doctor Should Know

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Hello, Your Medical Detective here! Did you know that Thyroid Disease may be more common than we think because a lack of a thorough evaluation is common-place. Don’t be a victim of the many people suffering with thyroid disease and don’t know it.

YMD News “will” save and enrich your life and the lives of your family and friends.This is a very informative article I recommend you share with your family and friends. Feel free to pass this on, please just give us the credit due: Functional Medicine , Dr. Ron Grisanti and Your Medical

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