EFAs are part of all cell membranes. They help hold proteins in the membrane by the electrostatic attractive forces of their double bonds, and thus they are involved in the traffic of substances in and out of our cells via
One might expect that diets in affluent industrial nations would also be nutritionally affluent, but this is not the case. Even though we have the necessary technology, money is not usually a problem, and we have both time and choices,
To tell the complete story of nutrition, we must acknowledge all essential nutrients required by our body for health. Nutrients cannot work in isolation. All essential nutrients work as a team to build and support health, and to repair damage.
Linoleic acid and Alpha-linolenic acid are Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) that are essential to our health. They are also very temperamental. Light, air, and heat destroy them. Nature packages these oils in seeds that keep out light, air, and heat.
Lecithin is a phospholipid (PL) supplement that can help improve both our digestion and our health. The name ‘lecithin’ was derived from the Greek word for egg yolk from which it was first isolated, and it is the best known
Fresh air is healing. When you stand near a waterfall, you breathe in negative ions produced by water falling through the air. Although it is by nature colorless, tasteless and odorless, you can almost smell that fresh charged air. It
In my last post, I talked about how discipline and follow-through are healthy. Now, here’s a trick to help your shape. In 30 minutes, you can eat more food than you need, and it takes 30 hours of exercise to
In Part 1 of this series, I talked about how to use your body. Part 2 is all about how living with your body in line with nature is natural. Out of line with nature, you get sick. You can
Your body–fitness, food and more–is the fourth key part of total health designed by nature. But let’s begin with a slightly larger context. As life, you’re creator and instructor on how to use your body. As body, you’re a vehicle
My last article covered additional issues caused by sugar overconsumption. In this final article in the series, I'll talk about the history of sugar consumption. Many researchers consider sugars to be the major dietary cause of degenerative diseases. Some of