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.

Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

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

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Weight Loss Secrets

It’s been the­o­rized that if every­one who want­ed to lose an extra 10–20 pounds actu­al­ly lost the weight and kept it off, the cumu­la­tive dis­ap­pear­ance of body mass would desta­bi­lize the earth’s orbit and send the plan­et hurtling off into inter­stel­lar space.

Actu­al­ly, that’s not true at all. But in this arti­cle you can dis­cov­er a few things that are true about weight loss.

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Do You Need Folate Supplements?

Facts about folate: its role in human metab­o­lism, nat­ur­al food sources, and the pos­si­ble need for sup­ple­men­ta­tion. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Eat Like a Kid — Guest Article from Donna Fish

A guest arti­cle from Don­na Fish, a social work­er who spe­cial­izes in eat­ing dis­or­ders and help­ing par­ents fos­ter healthy eat­ing habits and a healthy body atti­tude in their chil­dren. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Fix Acid Alkaline Imbalance — One of the Ways to Improve Kidney Function

Kid­ney researchers have shown that fix­ing an acid diet pro­tects the kid­neys from dam­age. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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How to Cook Without a Recipe

One of the most impor­tant parts of my col­lege expe­ri­ence has been the food co-op that I cooked and ate in for three years. The chal­lenge of prepar­ing a healthy meal for 30 peo­ple based on the some­times lim­it­ed ingre­di­ents that were avail­able, while also pro­vid­ing for the veg­ans, the lac­tose intol­er­ants and a host of oth­er spe­cif­ic dietary needs, brought out a cer­tain kind of focus and dri­ve that I was sel­dom capa­ble of out­side of that kitchen.

Here’s a few pieces of advice, and maybe some good anec­dotes too, for plan­ning and prepar­ing meals for a large group. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Vitamin d2 vs d3

You know vit­a­min D is good for you, but which shall it be? Vit­a­min D2 or Vit­a­min D3? Does it even mat­ter? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Magnesium for Migraines

Dis­cov­er an easy nutri­tion­al option that’s been shown to cut the fre­quen­cy of migraine attacks by 40%. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Danger of Dehydration in the Elderly

Know the signs of dehy­dra­tion in the elder­ly, the com­mon caus­es, and the sim­ple steps to fix the prob­lem. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Recipe for Pepper Soup

Deli­cious, sim­ple recipe for pep­per soup. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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