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Eat Your Water

October 22, 2018 | 832 views

It should come as no surprise that we live on a water-world and our bodies contain approximately 60% water. Second only to the air we breathe, water is essential for a multitude of roles that support and maintain optimal health. Water quality is discussed and debated constantly and yet confusion continues. My purpose (here and…


Amazing Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

October 15, 2018 | 867 views

When looking for a crunchy and chewy snack that satisfies while it nourishes, consider pumpkin seeds, also known as “pepitas”. When you want your salads and vegetable dishes richer in minerals and antioxidants, top them with pumpkin seeds. You can add them to cereal, chop and add to a cookie recipe, and replace the traditional…


Keys to Longevity

October 8, 2018 | 1,281 views

Part 3 of 3 Part 1 covered some of the downsides and potential risks of consuming meat and other animal foods. In Part 2 we detailed why nutrition-minded physicians and cardiologists are giving up meat and becoming vegans. In this final article in the series I will lay out EXACTLY what adult bodies most benefit from…


Two Kinds of Cardiologists

October 1, 2018 | 597 views

In Part 1 we discussed just a few of the downsides and potential risks of consuming meat and other animal foods. In Part 2 we’ll explain why nutrition-minded physicians are giving up meat and becoming vegans. More Research Than Ever We live in amazing times. Scientists and researchers are conducting more quality studies and are…


Is Meat Part of a Healthy Diet?

September 24, 2018 | 814 views

Part 1 It’s no surprise that people feel confused about what to eat and what to avoid for optimal health. “Experts” are promoting a wide range of eating plans and many of their arguments sound convincing. We observe that our fellow Americans are struggling more than ever with weight issues, diabetes, heart disease, circulation troubles,…


Sweet Nothings

September 17, 2018 | 1,040 views

From birth, our brains are hardwired to crave sweetness. Mothers’ milk is high in carbohydrates and preferring this taste is essential to human survival. Even as adults most of us experience intense pleasure from this sensation. Those of us committed to maintaining and protecting our health are on the lookout for the healthiest and safest…


Revenge of the Chickens

August 27, 2018 | 2,205 views

Chicken has become the go-to protein at mealtime for millions of Americans. Advertisers have told us countless times that it’s a heart-healthy option to beef. An average American meat-eater consumes 27.5 hens per year and 2,147 over a lifetime. Annually, 8.13 billion chickens are killed for meat and eggs. This accounts for 95% of all…


Spilling the Beans on the World’s Healthiest Food

July 18, 2018 | 943 views

Typically when we hear the term “superfood” we think of an exotic and expensive substance. Perhaps a rare mushroom, algae or fruit from deep in the Amazon jungle might be the key to a healthier body. There are certainly a lot of exotic superfood products to choose from in the marketplace. Yet there is one…


The Care and Feeding of Healthy Skin

May 24, 2018 | 633 views

Your skin is your largest organ and is vulnerable to the environment. Skin is the barrier between you and the increasingly toxic world. Its role is to protect you from the elements and harmful microbes, aid in regulation of body temperature and allow you the sensations of heat, cold and touch. Caring for your skin…


Low Stomach Acid Comes With High Risks!

March 29, 2018 | 1,169 views

Digestion series Part 1 “It’s not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong.” Francis Bacon, Sr. 1561-1626. Stomach acid with a very low pH (between 1.5 and 3) is required in order to properly digest protein and assimilate the nutrients you eat. Low stomach acid, known as “Hypochlorhydria”, has become epidemic…