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Eat Your Water

October 22, 2018 | 1,314 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 | 1,152 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 | 1,651 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 | 739 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 | 957 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 | 1,137 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 | 2,345 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…


Clearing the Confusion Around Dietary Fat

July 30, 2018 | 653 views

There may be no more controversial topic in diet and nutrition today than whether or not consuming fats and oils are beneficial for health. Much has been written, and many quality studies free of conflicts of interest have been conducted, for over 60 years. Olive oil, vegetable oils, butter and animal fats are the most…


Spilling the Beans on the World’s Healthiest Food

July 18, 2018 | 1,046 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 Ultimate Elixir: Hibiscus Tea

July 16, 2018 | 1,086 views

More than ever, smart people are being proactive with nutrition to avoid accelerated aging and disease. Research proves that foods and beverages high in antioxidants protect our cells from the dangers of free radicals, one of the leading contributors to aging and illness. Most health conscious people are now aware that green tea/matcha is loaded…