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Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis: Risk Factors, Signs, and Management

Recently I heard that a family member in her early 50s was being seen by a doctor for DVT and that she was hoping that there was a more natural way of dealing with it than the medications her doctor was prescribing. When I had digested this scrap of family ''information,'' I thought about my own lax position (denial, really) and how it would make sense for me to make some changes in my life while I still have some shreds of health and potential fitness. And, of course, I have inherited my mother's compulsive pop reading habit (in my case, the Internet mostly). So, I decided to research and write an article that would incorporate some preventative and alternative health principles into my life that might make DVT somewhat less likely to catch up with me than is likely the case now. I would also like to see our family member above and others benefit from these principles if they decide that they want to. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a critical health concern that af

Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookies- Vegan, Oil-Free

These delicious chocolate chip cookies have chickpeas in them! And walnuts!  They are very tasty and healthy, with good Omega oils and proteins.  The cookies are soft inside and crunchy on the outside! The chocolate chips are, of course, a bonus! INGREDIENTS & Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 350F, 180C or gas mark 4).  Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. 2. Put the following together in a medium mixing bowl and stir until combined: 1 1/4 C. (180 g) pastry flour 1 tsp.     (15 g)  baking powder 1 tsp.     (15 g) baking soda 1/4 tsp.  (4 g)  Salt 3. Put the following together into a food processor and blend until smooth: 1 1/2 C. (246 g) cooked chickpeas or 1 can (15 oz), rinsed and drained 1/4 C.    (120 ml) Nondairy Milk 2 tsp. (30 g)   Vanilla or Almond Extract (I used Almond) 1 C. (225 g) packed Brown Sugar 4. Mix in the wet mixture from the food processor with the dry items in the bowl.  Then mix in: 1 C. Chocolate Chips 1 C. Walnut Pieces