Recognizing clinical signs of essential fatty acid deficiency can be somewhat confusing to our patients and the public in general. The commercial refinement of fats and oils has made lower availability of essential fatty acids in the diet; conversion of essential fatty acids in the toxic components
A question and answer on whats really behind Mila and chia seeds. How they are alike and different.
The average person in North America consumes 150 lbs of refined sugar per year!This is astronomical in contrast to the 5 lbs per year consumed by the average person at the turn of the 20th century.
If your enemy or arch-rival offers you an olive branch, don't refuse because if the branch is leafy, then they are also offering you good health.Olive leaves come from the olive tree and their active constituents are oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol, polyphenols and flavanoids. The ancient Egyptian a
How to Avoid Being a Quacked Remember the renowned anti-quackery advocate Stephan Barrett MD? Well here are 10 strategies that he recommends to consumers that you can use to avoid being quacked. Always remember that ...
It all boils down to motivation. Everything that we do in life we were motivated to do whether it is to pursue a career goal, write a book, or even lose weight. We need that motivation to help reach that goal, and for the latter of that statement there is an easy way to get it.
Prebiotics are the special fiber food that is present in nature in the form of garlic, onions, bananas and asparagus. The most important nutritional source provides the benefit to bacteria present in digestive system. With ...
Eating 100% raw foods (meaning they are not taken above 115F or 46C) means that you are never destroying any enzymes from your food, hence constantly receiving optimum abundance and energy from all foods that you are eating! You know I have been playing with this whole raw thing for a year now but h
Often times people think eating healthy costs more but what if someone told you eating healthy could save you money? Would you change your eating habits to be healthy and have more cash?
We can all agree that a healthy diet is a cornerstone of a good lifestyle, especially those with children. However, with the demands of today's hectic schedules we can not always be as health conscious as we would like.
This article describes the benefits of eating fruit for breakfast. It also provides suggestions on ways to add variety to a breakfast of fruit.
Dairy milk has become a major target of criticism over the past few years due to its long lists of negative side effects. More and more health practitioners report that patients are allergic to dairy products or suffer from food intolerance to milk-containing foods. Eczema, asthma, migraine, constip
You may smile and ask yourself, why this simple produce? Why is it a queen, a majesty. I am going to show you why and then you can understand why it gets just the title of a noble plant.
The Prevention Institute, a nonprofit health advocacy group out of California, studied 37 heavily marketed foods with pictures of fruit on the packaging. Fifty-one percent of the products contained absolutely no fruit, a few had minimal amounts! Yikes, you have to be vigilant on all of these fruit c
Obesity has become a nationwide problem. We see the problem getting talked about everywhere daily. It's not at all only for older people, or just in the middle-aged citizens. Not just in some regions of the country only. It is currently a country's epidemic.
Other than physical appearance weight affects a person in many ways. This could be the overall quality of life, self-esteem, depression, health risks, and physical in capabilities. There are a lot of
Glutathione is considered the body's "quarterback" of antioxidants. It's been considered the most important antioxidant your body naturally creates - similar to coenzyme Q10 and alpha lipoic acid.
Do you lack energy or feel your immune system needs a boost? Do you need to lose weight? Have you abused your body with too much alcohol and junk food? Vegetable juicing is for you.
With the advent of whey protein powders the world of Sports Nutrition can be some what filled with claims and counter claims of what is good and what is not. What is better and what is not, and what w
The potential advantages or disadvantages of either a vegetarian or omnivorous diet will vary to a great degree depending on the selection of specific food items that comprise the diet of the individual. However, general qualities of these different dietary approaches may be summarized in relation t