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.

Douse the Flames of Inflammation

Our ances­tors from the Stone Age sur­vived because their phys­i­ol­o­gy evolved to match the envi­ron­ment that exist­ed back then. But the typ­i­cal diet and lifestyle of today — far dif­fer­ent from those of Pale­olith­ic times — puts you at risk for chron­ic degen­er­a­tive con­di­tions. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Restore Lean Muscle

Chron­ic pain and chron­ic ill­ness drain your body of its strength. Not only do you feel weak­er, you actu­al­ly lose mus­cle bulk. And the longer the prob­lem goes on, the more mus­cle mass you lose.

But wait, it gets worse… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Foods for pH Balance

A good place to start improv­ing your health is restor­ing nor­mal acid-base bal­ance to your body’s tis­sues. Dis­cov­er some key foods that help main­tain prop­er body pH. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Top Nutrition Doctor Confesses: My Eating Was Out of Control

I heard an inspir­ing sto­ry from a chi­ro­prac­tic col­league I had lost track of for near­ly thir­ty years. Read about his life-long bat­tle with a com­pul­sive eat­ing dis­or­der. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Portion Distortion: Serving Sizes of Foods Americans Eat are Ridiculous

What are some of the rea­sons for the epi­dem­ic of obe­si­ty in the Unit­ed States? What fac­tors are under your con­trol? Take a look at this shock­ing data about por­tion sizes. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Six Ways Your Diet is Sabotaging Your Health

Dr. Lavine sum­ma­rizes six impor­tant nutri­tion­al themes that high­light the ways our diet falls short in sup­port­ing our opti­mal health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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How to Get a Little More Dirt Into Your Life

Humans were nev­er intend­ed to live in a pris­tine, germ-free envi­ron­ment. Learn more about our sym­bi­ot­ic rela­tion­ship with micro-organ­isms. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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