It's Better With Butter! There was little science available in the 1950s that could explain the near-epidemic of heart attacks among middle-aged Americans. The “seven countries study” displayed a clear association between eating greater amounts of saturated fats and deaths due to heart disease, but it seems the method behind the study was [...]
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Eat Less Sugar, Just Add Salt! Thousands are hospitalized yearly with low sodium as a result. Others feel dizzy, weak and lethargic and misinterpret the symptoms as a sign of aging or thyroid issues. Our bodies maintain normal blood levels of salt, among other key vitamins and minerals through a process called HOMEOSTATIC [...]
"Follow your gut"... "I have a gut feeling"... "In the pit of my stomach"... There is merit in these sayings. Our gut health dictates our overall well-being so much more than originally understood. It not only plays a roll in how we digest food, but also in our hormonal function, brain health, immunity [...]
Most Nutritional Studies Have Outcomes Based On Correlation. What Does That Mean? Glad you asked! What this means is that change in one variable corresponds to changes in another, meaning they are somehow connected or ASSOCIATED with one another. Finding ASSOCIATION is relatively easy: “Meat Eaters have higher risk of disease than vegans”. [...]
The Journey Is Often More Rewarding! Remember those days when you sat at the “kid table” with all your siblings and cousins to decorate Christmas cookies? Icing everywhere and kids hopped up on sugar but nobody cared. The point was “they’re having fun”. How about maybe that first time it was your [...]
Why Be Negative? We all want to succeed. We all want good things for ourselves and those we care about. Unfortunately there are always those that want to see you fail. They see flaws in your efforts and are quick to point them out. Truth is, there are no ideas and thought processes [...]