Nutrition - Its Whats Eating You That Counts

"It's not what you eat, it's what's eating you that counts."Before we talk about food, the most important nutrients we put in our bodies are air and water. Forget about air if you live in Los Angeles, or now Kona, it's bad there. Also pure tap water is now next... Read More

Salads Take Center Stage

The reason I remember the first time I was served a main-course salad, easily 15 years ago, is that it was such a revelation.It was served to a group of us, six or more, in a large shallow wooden bowl and it was full of all kinds of good things;... Read More

Saturated Fat Diet Piles on Pounds Around Organs

Having a large amount of such "visceral fat" is associated with increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes, said Dr. Kerry Stewart, an associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.It's not clear if switching to a diet containing more unsaturated fats, like those... Read More

Olive Oil -Not Just for Popeye

Archeological records indicate that man has cultivated the olive tree for about 6,000 years; having been especially popular in the Isle of Crete (which as you recall, also appeared in the Seven Countries Study to be the site of the lowest incidence of heart disease). All oils that we use... Read More

An Apple a Day, Does Keep the Doctor Away

Increasing the fiber in your diet has been shown to: reduce your cholesterol, reduce your hunger, lower your fat absorption, reduce surges in insulin levels, help with weight loss, lower the risk of colon cancer, and lower your risk of heart disease. WOW! Sounds like a miracle cure - where... Read More

Juicing - A Beginners Guide

You can spot a juicer a mile off at the supermarket or greengrocer. Apart from the huge number of carrots and apples they are loading into their trolley, they also have that slightly smug, see-how-healthy-I-am look about them. Or is that just me?! Actually, I don't buy a lot of... Read More

Beans - The Perfect Food?

Beans. Legumes. Pulses. Whatever you call this plant group, they are all edible seeds in a pod. The majority of them are packed with complete plant protein and contain almost no fat. They are also a good source of healthy complex carbs.Beans helped me turn the corner with my illness,... Read More

Building Better Bones

"It is a bone-deep change you are going into, my beloved," counsels Grandmother Growth. "You must open to your very marrow for this transformation. No cell is to remain untouched. You are to open more than you ever dreamed you could open, more than you have opened in birth or... Read More

Eat and Lose Weight - Its All in those MCTs

Can You Lose Weight Through Eating?You get fat when you consume more calories than you burn during exercise and rest. So, it doesn't seem reasonable to assume that eating and thus taking in calories will help you lose weight. However, recent studies show that foods such as olive oil, nuts,... Read More

4 Steps To Brain Health

New studies bring to our attention that high levels of cholesterol might make the brain cells more prone to dementia. The heart and brain are connected to long term health - many things that heart patients do are good for all of us to keep our brain healthy, too. So... Read More

In The News:

Maine beachgoers were surprised to find a mysterious sea creature washed up on Higgins Beach earlier this week. It was later determined to perhaps be the decomposing body of a basking shark.
An alligator has been spotted near the barracks of the Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina, officials said.
One year before humanity's first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far away.
Personal items including a Cartier watch and an ornate gold pencil holder that once belonged to Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII are up for auction in the U.K. on Saturday.
What to know about different types of dangerous herbage — from hogweed to wild parsnip — that can produce serious burns or, in some cases, lead to blindness or death.
Dark matter and dark energy may be weird and (as of now) inexplicable, but they do seem to exist.
A recently discovered 113-year-old Russian shipwreck that may contain more than $130 billion in gold bars and coins is sparking controversy.
A remarkable baby snake embryo has been discovered encased in 99-million-year-old amber.
Researchers have unearthed a new armored dinosaur in Utah, a new species of ankylosaur. The catch? It used to live on a lost continent.
Archaeologists in Egypt have opened up a mysterious ancient ‘cursed’ black granite sarcophagus.
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Being Proactive With Your Health Decisions

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Nutrition N Diet

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What about Potassium?

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Antioxidants - Your Best Defense Against Disease and Aging

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Nutrient Requirements of Women in Sport

Female and male athletes respond to training in a fairly... Read More

Olive Oil -Not Just for Popeye

Archeological records indicate that man has cultivated the olive tree... Read More

Buying Organic Produce: 6 Tips on How to Shop Wisely and Save Money

Some say they don't or can't buy organic foods due... Read More

Fibromyalgia: How Simple Sugars Turned Fatigue into Energy

Several years ago, Marilyn M. couldn't even spell fibromyalgia.Now she... Read More

Seafood - the Healthy Alternative

Most red and white meats are very fatty and are... Read More

Protective Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 appear to reduce the risk of heart attack. A... Read More

Just How Dangerous Are Splenda and Artificial Sweeteners - Which Side is Spinning?

There seems to be fairly poor tracking by any formal... Read More

Diet and Eczema

Much controversy and argument surrounds the idea that food may... Read More

What Colors Are on Your Plate?

Can the colors on your plate tell you what health... Read More

The Ugly Truth About Food

At any grocery store in North America right now, there... Read More

Eating to Health? Think Again!

So, what is new about this that you already don't... Read More

Sugar Lovers Beware

It would be fair to assume that almost everyone on... Read More

Maximizing Your Nutrition Dollar

Because of consumer demand, the food industry focus is on... Read More

From Cell to Super Cell - with Glutathione

Imagine you're a cell.Inside your body runs the machinery that... Read More

The Danger of Curbing Hunger Artificially

Unhealthy eating is a harmful problem in America, and contrary... Read More

5 Secrets of Reading Food Labels Revealed

Whether you're concerned about cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or simply... Read More

The History of Ambrotose? Complex

Ambrotose? - the Nutritional Alphabet of the "Sweet Language of... Read More

Why You Should Eat Healthier

Every where you look you see articles or news or... Read More

Reverse Disease and Maintain Optimal Health

PROTEIN DEFICIENT? CHANCES ARE YOU ARE!Did you know that 9... Read More