Tag: nutrition

In Defense of Nutrients

Let’s explore the world of nutrients, calories, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins, and their interrelationships. Read More

10 Reasons Why Summer Is THE Season for Eating Well

It’s easy to eat fresh, locally grown food when fruits and vegetables are as abundant and available as they are during the summer months. Read More

Personalized Plan

Achieve optimal health based on your genetic metabolic type Read More

The Loving Diet: a book review

Receiving love is just as important as giving it. Most people don’t even realize that the power of love is not only the name of a beautiful song, but also a true force that is able to change lives, to heal, to promote happiness, and to make literal miracles happen. Read More

The Fat Story – Part 2

Saturated fat used to be demonized because sources of SFA are also high in cholesterol. Cholesterol is one of the most important compounds in our bodies. Read More

The Fat Story – Part 1

Forget everything you think you know about fat and learn about why avoiding healthy sources of fat might be the thing that’s blocking your path to optimal health and mental well being. Read More

Nutrition for the skin

Our skin is a powerful, yet vulnerable, protective shield covering our whole body, and its condition is very often a reflection of our overall health (particularly of what is happening in the gut and liver). Read More

Power of Spice: Turmeric

Not only do spices add a flavor boost to your meals, pleasant aroma, and often also color, some of them have really significant health benefits. Read More

Power of Spice: Cinnamon

Cinnamon bark from trees grown in Sri Lanka, however, is considered the true cinnamon, and is labeled as Ceylon cinnamon. Read More

Growing Healthy Food

I am going to try patio tomatoes on my balcony with dust and m-state this year. Read More

Food Is Becoming Less Nutritious

To maintain health you must add mineral and enzyme supplementation to your daily program if you eat the standard grocery store and fast food restaurant diet. Read More

Farmed Salmon Troubles

Pure Salmon Campaign exposes the problems with salmon farming Read More

Supplementation is Crucial for Health

Natural supplements are essential for proper nutrient absorption & toxin elimination, enabling a naturally healthy, pain free body. Read More

Step up your smoothie game

It is preferable to chew your meals in order to digest them properly, as long as you keep your smoothies nutritionally balanced, there is no problem with replacing a meal with them from time to time, as a breakfast, or quick on the go snack. Read More

Sprouts

Sprouts are very nutritious because they contain all the elements a plant needs for life and growth. The endosperm of seed is the storehouse of carbohydrates, protein and oil. When the seed germinates, these become predigested amino acids and natural sugars upon which the plant embryo feeds to grow. Read More

Nutrition from Sunlight

Without sunlight, we can suffer from light starvation, just as we can suffer malnutrition from lack of food (or lack of proper nutrition). Read More

Nutrition for Health

An important aspect of nourishment is exercise for your physical body, to maintain a healthy weight and nurture your mind and soul. Read More

Nutrition For Blood Type O

A deficiency of any vitamin, mineral, fatty acid or amino acid will prevent the body from making the required protein or cell and will display the condition as a disease. Read More

Nutrition and Food Combining Principles

All your nutritional requirements are contained within fruits and vegetables; vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids, enzymes, carbohydrates, and fatty acids. Read More

New Theory of Disease: Food Safety

Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food. Read More

Neglected Nutritional Research

Modern medicine has a drug and a diagnostic test for just about everything and, because of this edifice of pharmacological technology, people are generally in awe of doctors and the medical profession. Read More

Kids: They Are What They Eat

If you suspect your child might be food sensitive, then the next step might be to identify which food or foods are the problem. There are a variety of tests available for food sensitivity. Read More

Juicing Benefits

Juicing does several things, all of which benefit your health: physical well being, your mental state and your spiritual well being also. Read More

Human Nutrition: Evolutionary Perspective

We should stress plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds over animal foods in the diet. Read More

Free Online Metabolic Typing

Which nutrient or diet is right for you or for treating a specific condition does not depend on the nutrient itself, but instead on the interaction of the nutrient with the fundamental homeostatic control system directed by your Metabolic Type. Read More

Electrolyte Tests

The electrolytes most closely associated with the pH of the bloodstream are bicarbonate, chloride, and phosphate. Read More

Dr Allocca on Nutrition

Vitamin, mineral, and protein deficiencies will decrease the activity of the detoxification pathways. Read More

Diabetes and Leptin Connection

Leptin’s function is to reduce appetite and induce fat burning (among many other functions). That is what high leptin signaling in a brain would do. Low leptin (in the brain) is an indication to eat more and store more fat (to successfully reproduce and to live long enough to do so). Read More

China Study

The China Study was published in the USA, written by T. Colin Campbell; over the years it has become one of the Americas best-selling books about nutrition. Read More

Book: Recipe for Living Without Disease (Part 2)

Book: Recipe for Living Without Disease (Part 2) Read More

Book: Recipe for Living Without Disease (Part 1)

Book: Recipe for Living Without Disease (Part 1) Read More

Book: 7 Syndrome Healing

Malabsorption is a general term for poor digestion, microbial contamination, and abnormalities in gut mucosa. Read More

Biological Transmutations

Biological transmutations exist and cannot be denied; they are the very core of living nature, which could not function without them. Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar

One of the great virtues of Apple Cider Vinegar is its extraordinary potassium content, an element so necessary for building and storing body reserves and to help the system to achieve harmony and calm. Read More

Sprouts, Lentil, Soy, Wheat, Mung Bean

Sprouts are very nutritious because they contain all the elements a plant needs for life and growth. Read More

Price vs. value

Today’s society is so driven by money, it’s scary. People, who make money by selling fitness programs, diet supplements, and cosmetic “must haves,” try to convince us that everything can be purchased – beauty, happiness, health. We feel like we have to look a certain way in order to be happy and we have to pay for it with hard earned money. Read More

Raw Food Craze

The best thing is, you do not need to fuss about calories – you can eat as much as you want. Read More

Soil Depletion

Any upset of the balance, any considerable lack of one or another element, however microscopic the body requirement may be, and we sicken, suffer, shorten our lives. Read More

Raw Truth

The idea of consuming raw meats and raw dairy products in raw diets has many historical precedents. Read More

Raw Milk

While for some individuals genetic influences play a role, for most people, the body’s reaction to milk depends largely upon the quality and state of the particular milk used. Read More

Raw Eggs

If eggs are whipped, beaten or blenderized without milk, cream or coconut cream, many of the enzymes are oxidized and lost. Read More

Milk: Do NOT Drink It

Milk and dairy products are acid-forming and mucus-producing substances that provide the ideal bodily environment for many children and adults to experience increased frequency of colds and flues. Read More

Importance of Fresh Juices

We have seen amazing numbers of miraculous healings with it alone, nevertheless, problems continually arose with patients from time to time that juice therapy could not handle. Read More

Sprouting: Reasons to Start

Make sprout breads from sprouted wheat, rye, or barley. Snacks from sprouted peanuts, hummus dip from sprouted banzo, cooked vegetable side dish made from sprouted green Chinese sautes from mung, adzuki and lentils, even sprouted wheat pizza! Read More

Kombucha Tea

The preparation of kombucha tea is a simple process that requires only a small amount of equipment and ingredients. Read More

Benefits of Uncooked Food

Raw foods contain enzymes, which influence digestive efficiency – cooking destroys all enzymes. Moreover, the consumption of raw foods stimulates gastric enzyme secretion, necessary to initiate good digestion. Read More

Sprouting Off at the Mouth

People who are drawn to living foods almost always begin through wheatgrass Read More

Gardening: Soil Mineralization

I started the garden a month after everyone else had started theirs, and I caught up and surpassed them by July. I planted everything closely and it looked like a Jungle hedge!!! Read More

All Raw Primal Diet

Now that I look back on my life, I wonder how I could have been so confident, even arrogant, to advise anyone with the little knowledge and experience that I had. I knew a lot about disease but little about health and healing. Read More

Agriculture and Food

All biological organisms (including humans) require organically complexed trace minerals in order to maintain health and prevent disease. Read More

Zone Diet

High-carb diets encourage surges of insulin, a powerful free radical, showing in pre-diabetes and diabetes, as well as oxidative stress disorders such as heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, kidney failure, blindness etc., all of which are associated with these conditions Read More

Wheat: Cause For Diseases

Wheat, and all gluten, is the likel Cause of much Disease, not only in the digestive system, but also sytemic, and autoimmune. Read More

Is French Fry a Vegetable?

Jamie Oliver asked a classroom full of six year old kids to name some vegetables. Not one of the kids recognized a potato, never mind something as exotic as a broccoli. Read More

Food For Thought

How much food does a family eat in a week? What are their preferences? Read More

Eating for your Body Type is effective

Today, we are mixing all races and all geographic locations in one genetic melting pot. What comes out are children that may be genetically ready to live on the sea shore in Ireland, or in the forests in Germany, or on the beach in equatorial Africa. Read More

Weight Loss

More than half the population is carrying more weight than they should be and are putting their health at risk. Some people carry even more. If your weight exceeds 20% over the maximum desirable for your age and height, you are obese. Read More

Vegan Against Meat

Becoming a vegetarian was the greatest moment in my life. Read More

How We Eat

Low-fat diets are dangerous and should not be entertained – no matter what the media, some hospital dietitians or the latest nutritional gurus try to tell you. Read More

Health of French People

The French LOVE food and know how to prepare it and eat it. Here are some of their rules and habits. Read More

Food Cravings

Food Cravings can indicate your endocrine dominance, and help you change your diet so that you no longer crave foods. Read More

Essene Science of Fasting

Official medicine looks on fasting as a bad and even dangerous thing for the human organism and regards it as the equivalent of starvation. Read More

Eating Programs

Find the diet that is right for you, one that matches your genetics. Read More

Cacao – Organic and Raw

Cacao has always been highly valued, its seeds sometimes serving as currency as they did during the Aztec period in Mexico. Read More

Beans Health Benefits

The common beans’ contribution to heart health lies not just in their fiber, but in the significant amounts of antioxidants, folic acid, vitamin B6, and magnesium these beans supply. Read More

Argument for Meatless Diet

Random pile of factoids that support the idea that vegetarians leave a smaller footprint. Read More

GMO Foods: A Blessing or a Curse?

Obama quietly signed this Monsanto Protection Act into law thus ensuring the American people have no recourse against this bio-tech giant as they fall ill . Read More

Should You Know If Your Food Is GMO?

If you have not woken up to the gravity of this issue, please consider this your wake-up call. Read More

We Are What We Eat

Morgan Spurlock subsisted on a McDonalds-only diet for a month and lived to make a documentary about it. Read More

Trans Fatty Acids: Proven Serious Health Effects

Metabolic and epidemiologic studies indicate an adverse effect of trans fatty acids on the risk of coronary heart disease. Read More

Trans Fatty Acids in Foods

Trans Fatty Acids in Foods and how responsible governments should institute a mandatory lifestyle course into our children’s school curricula. Read More

Super Size Me: Corporate Backlash

When Super Size Me had its debut in January at the Sundance Film Festival, where it picked up an award for documentary directing, McDonald’s had just pulled itself out of a hole caused by over-aggressive expansion, growing complaints about customer service, concerns about obesity. Read More

Sulfites

The only reason sulfites are added to our foods today is to improve the look of inferior foods and extend the shelf life. Read More

Sugar: Armed and Dangerous

The next time a television commercial tries to tell you to buy a candy bar for that sudden burst of energy, consider this, the liver can only store about 150 grams of glycogen (which is derived from sugar), and the excess becomes fat globules. Read More

Sugar Can Ruin Your Health 108 Ways

All the possible ways in which sugar can ruin your health Read More

Splenda or Equal: Lesser of Two Evils

avoid artificial sweeteners. In addition, eating too much REAL sugar will also adversely affect your health, as it will cause your blood sugar level to rise. Read More

MSG: Slowly Poisoning America

MSG: The food producers and restaurants have been addicting us to their products for years, and now we are paying the price for it. Read More

MSG: Monosodium Glutamate

Yes, there are many known side effects of MSG in your food. Monosodium Glutamate should be avoided to prevent damage. Read More

MSG Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills

MSG is not the only taste “enhancing” food additive known to cause damage to the nervous system. They all share one important property. Read More

Microwaving Destroys Nutrients

Microwaving Destroys Flavonoids, substances often found in many brightly coloured fruits and vegetables, have been linked to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. Read More

Microwave: Effects on Food and Humans

Microwave exposure caused significant decreases in the nutritive value of all foods studied. Read More

McDonalds Diet: Arch Enemy

After 30 days of McDonalds Diet his liver became toxic, his cholesterol shot up from a low 165 to 230, his libido flagged and he suffered headaches and depression. Read More

Lifespan Crisis

statisticians at Boston College reveal that in France, Japan and Switzerland, men and women aged 65 now live several years longer than they do in the US Read More

Lethal Science Of Splenda

Sucralose has been found to shrink thymus glands (the biological seat of immunity) and produce liver inflammation in rats and mice. Read More

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

Important history of the intertwined science and politics of GMO Read More

How To Get Sick

Many Americans have filled every one of these twenty-seven prescriptions for illness. Their bodies struggle to overcome an unbearable toxic load while fueled with poisonous processed junk food or non-nutritious pre-packaged foods. Read More

Genetically Modified Foods

Avoid GMO foods. Check labels for these commonly altered items: soy, corn oils, and flour, lecithin, canola, and soy protein isolates. Read More

Food Irradiation

The solution to the problem of food borne illnesses is to make tougher sanitation laws for meat processing, because current methods are endangering public health Read More

Food Additives

Scientists believe that neurotoxins are even more of a problem in food than carcinogens. Read More

Excitotoxins: Ultimate Brainslayer

Excitotoxins are biochemical substances (usually amino acids, amino acid analogs, or amino acid derivatives) that can react with specialized neuronal receptors – glutamate receptors – in the brain or spinal cord in such a way as to cause injury or death to a wide variety of neurons Read More

Eliminate Aritficial Sweeteners

When exposed to heat, aspartame breaks down into toxic methyl alcohol. This may occur even at temperatures reached by diet sodas during regular storage. Read More

Eating Wisely

Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food Read More

Do Not Drink Diet Coke

People who experience depression, fatigue, and other symptoms, however, may want to moderate their aspartame consumption. Read More

Dirty Dozen Food Additives

The only way to avoid dangerous food additives is to eat whole, natural, organic food. Read More

Diet Making You Sick

Everything consumed ultimately affects your body, from your skin to your digestive system. Read More

Carbonated Drinks

Carbonated water will make your plants grow vigorously but is not good for us to drink in large quantities. Read More

GMO Corn

GMO corn is loaded with RoundUp. Scientific evidence on glyphosate accumulated over three decades documents miscarriages, birth defects, carcinogenesis, endocrine disruption, DNA damage, and more. Read More

Antibiotic-Free Pork and Chicken

Compass Group has announced that it will only buy pork and chicken from companies that stop using medically important antibiotics to make healthy animals grow faster. Read More

Sugar – Part 3

In this final section, we will talk about sugar addiction, the traps we fall into over and over, and finally, how to escape this dangerous spiral for good. Read More

Sugar – Part 2

Today, we are going to learn more about what it does in our bodies on a chemical level and how it affect our hormonal, metabolic, immune, and mental health. Read More

Sugar – part 1

The story of sugar is a long one, and it is not as sweet as it may seem to be. Sugar can be both friend and enemy, depending on the source and volume consumed. Read More