We often hear that things that are considered “toxic” are always bad for you, while any food or product that is good for you is completely non-toxic,Read More
Category: Health and Diet
We are told to live in fear of toxic substances and their effects on our health. But what makes something toxic? And how does our body process toxicants? It’s time to explore the different types of toxic exposures in our daily lives and whether or not we need to worry about them…Read More
Should we be burning our fat for fuel? The Ketogenic Diet embraces healthy fats and asks you to kick carbs, sugar, and even some protein to the curb. It’s proven to be successful in very overweight patients, but what does the research say about long term potential, especially if you are not obese. Is this just another fad diet? Read on to find out…Read More
Agave nectar is a popular sweetener that many people use in order to replace sugar. We did some digging into this sweet nectar to find out exactly how it is processed and if it is in fact better for you than ordinary table sugar. What do you think we found out?Read More
Milk is a perfect and easy vehicle for many important nutrients. It is high in calcium, protein, essential fatty acids, and vitamins A, E, D, B2 and B12! But, recent concerns pertaining to the lactose and/or saturated fat content has made milk somewhat of a controversial food group. We’ve done some digging and there is certainly a lot to consider. Before you toss the carton, you might want to consider the health benefits…Read More
New research has indicated that controlled fasting performed roughly twice a year may help keep your healthy cells healthy and enable your body to replace damaged cells. Is this another gimmick or new information that we should actually listen to? Before the media runs wild with this research, let’s find the facts…Read More
As the seasons change, our produce options change as well. This happens to be optimal for your body. But, do you know what produce to buy and when? How to select fruit that is ripe and veggies that are fresh?Read More
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