Category Archives: Nutrition & Diet

Posts on diet, nutri­tion, food sup­ple­ments, food prepa­ra­tion and cook­ing, acid alka­line imbal­ance, serv­ing sizes of foods, por­tion dis­tor­tion, detox diet plans, the pol­i­tics of the food indus­try, and foods that reduce inflam­ma­tion.

Mix of Amino Acids, Herbs Beats Back Pain

A com­bi­na­tion of amino acids and herbal anti-inflam­ma­to­ries beats NSAID’s for back pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Research Proves: Reverse Cognitive Decline With Diet, Lifestyle Changes

Mem­o­ry loss and cog­ni­tive decline are large­ly pre­ventable (and even reversible) with a com­pre­hen­sive per­son­al­ized pro­gram of diet, exer­cise, and lifestyle changes. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Five Steps to Healthy Gut Flora

Liv­ing in har­mo­ny with the right mix of intesti­nal bac­te­ria is a cor­ner­stone of good health. Here are five easy step to take to make sure you’re on good terms with your gut flo­ra. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Food Stabilizers, Emulsifiers, and Flow Agents — Are They Safe?

Food addi­tives such as carageenan, guar gum, and mag­ne­sium stearate are used to emul­si­fy, sta­bi­lize and con­trol the tex­ture of food. Are they safe? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Why Calorie Counts on Food Labels Have It All Wrong

Because of vari­a­tions in how foods are grown, processed, and digest­ed, the calo­rie val­ue of foods print­ed on food labels can be way off.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Latest Research Wrap-Up

Recent research gath­ered from a vari­ety of med­ical jour­nals. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Gourmet Guide to Lower Blood Pressure

High nutri­ent foods that have been shown to help you con­trol high blood pres­sure. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Gluten Sensitivity — Part 3 — Stumbling Upon a Cure

A read­er for­ward­ed me this let­ter writ­ten by a chron­ic pain suf­fer­er who found relief on a gluten-free diet. With his per­mis­sion, I’m shar­ing this let­ter with you. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Gluten Sensitivity Part Two — What You Need to Do About It

Part 2 of this arti­cle on gluten sen­si­tiv­i­ty out­lines a self-care plan which should help near­ly any­one whose diges­tive tract is reac­tive to the gluten pro­tein found in wheat. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms and What They Mean For You

Many are find­ing health renew­al in adopt­ing a gluten-free eat­ing approach. Could you ben­e­fit from elim­i­nat­ing gluten from your diet? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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