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.

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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New Research Emerges on “Wonder Herb”

Discover the medical consensus that’s emerging from new research about the diverse health benefits of an herbal preparation. Continue reading

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