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.

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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Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

The humble mushroom is gaining popularity as a healthy food. And for good reason… Continue reading

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