Endocrine-disruptive chemicals can end up in our food and drinks since they are used in food processing packaging and equipment. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with thyroid hormone, estrogen, testosterone, insulin, or other hormones. Even at very low levels these disruptors can turn on, off, or alter the signals that the hormones send throughout our bodies. Continue reading
New guidelines on early introduction of peanuts for infants at high risk of allergy has been jointly issued by 10 professional groups, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Continue reading
A new fad has surfaced based on a cardiologist who wrote on his website “I believe lectins are the #1 Biggest Danger in the American Diet”. “They incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies,” Continue reading
Eliminating meat doesn’t automatically make your diet healthier. It’s still important to eat the right balance of healthy foods and to limit your intake of unhealthy foods. Ideally, Continue reading
A goal without a plan is just a wish – Antoine de Saint Exupery Continue reading
An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. But what does “being on a diet” mean exactly? Continue reading
What are collagen peptides?
There are many different types of amino acids, but the type found in collagen are the most abundant in your body thanks to the role they play in forming your connective tissues and skin. Continue reading
Intermittent fasting has become a popular weight-loss strategy. Most recently, a study in the journal Cell Metabolism showed intermittent fasting may decrease risk factors for diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. But, would it work for you? Let’s go through the basics… Continue reading
Does this sound familiar?
“But I prepared it just for you”
“Come on, are you going to let me drink alone?”
“Your grandmother use to eat this daily (pork lard, fried chicken, butter biscuits, etc.) and lived until she was 98 years old” Continue reading
There is a lot of hype recently about probiotics, but what about prebiotics? Continue reading