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 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
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
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
In the last article, I talked about fatty acids, and how they can both heal and harm us. Refined sugars are digested and absorbed into our bloodstream with uncanny speed, and raise blood glucose levels too high. This is hyperglycemia,
In the last article, we discussed how sugars and starches can keep us healthy and make us sick, and can even kill us. Children who lead inactive, TV-addicted lives while consuming popular, sugar-laden, nutrient-poor junk food diets often have weight and