Superfoods are just that – super foods! Although there are few dictionaries that define the word, the commonly understood definition of a superfood is a food that packs a big nutritional punch – a whole food that contains a high… [read]
The Carrageenan Controversy – Is it safe?
As an avid label reader, I am always on the lookout for unfamiliar, unpronounceable, and otherwise suspicious sounding ingredients in my food. Unfortunately, in today’s world of pre-packaged, highly-processed food, it is often… [read]
The gluten-free diet trend has been picking up a lot of speed recently. But it is, at best, a shady topic. What exactly is gluten? Why is it bad? And is it really possible to have a gluten-free diet?
Eat Yourself Thin! with The Top 3 Fat-Fighting Fats
Good news. Fat is your friend. Forget anything you’ve ever read, been told, or been bombarded with on the supermarket shelves. Fat and cholesterol are vital for your health and wellbeing. … [read]
New research has found a definite link between the amount of processed meat consumed and the risk of early death.
The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition polled the eating, as well as lifestyle, habits of close to a… [read]
Are you always sick? If feeling ill is more normal for you than feeling healthy, here are some of the common reasons and what you can do to get your immune system back on track.
If you’re sick… [read]
From foreign objects to bacterial contamination, the growing rates of hazards in processed foods are motivation to eat fresh!
When millions of pounds of food are processed each day, it is not surprising when a contaminant or two finds its… [read]