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
Minerals Mineral supplements are available in the form of inorganic salts, organic acid salts, and amino acid chelates. All three forms have merit. Inorganic phosphates, sulfates, and chlorides are important for electrolyte balance; organic ascorbates, acetates, and citrates are natural
Impressive work is being done with vitamins, minerals and EFAs in the treatment of degenerative diseases. Much is being learned, and people are being relieved of degenerative afflictions that resist treatment with drugs, surgery, and radiation. Gaps in Knowledge Although
Since deficiencies are widespread, we might well ask why this is so. Without going into a long explanation, let us examine what happens when whole wheat grain is turned into white flour. The following table shows the percentages of essential
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
What is poison, and why is poison poisonous? Poison is any substance (or energy) that blocks, inhibits or derails natural interactions between the molecules that build and run the biochemical architecture of your body. They are poisonous because they interfere
Fresh whole raw organic food is delightful. Fresh, whole, raw, organically grown, toxin-free, in season, local, sun-ripe, mostly plant-based food is nature’s health mandate for humans. Eat mostly that way to have the longest and healthiest physical existence. Since