If you shop at a typical supermarket, the prices on organic produce might be enough to convince you that only the rich can afford an organic diet. But you, too, can afford to eat organic.
The first step is to… [read] “Being Organic On a Budget”
Though the commercial said “It’s OK in moderation,” most Americans do NOT ingest a moderate amount of high fructose corn syrup. This sweetener is used in so many refined products, it’s actually difficult to find processed foods that don’t contain… [read] “High Fructose Corn Syrup, A Not So Sweet Surprise”
Our bodies need fat. Stored fat insulates body organs against shock, helps maintain body temperature, and serves as energy stores. More than 60 percent of our brain is made of fat.
Fats that come from our diet are necessary for… [read] “Everything You Should Know About Fat”
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Though it seems like everyone is supplementing their diet with some form of calcium, most people are deficient. Your body can’t process calcium if you don’t have enough magnesium and you… [read] “Vitamins and Minerals”
Unjustly maligned for decades, coconut oil is reemerging as a miracle fat that boosts energy, burns fat, is antibiotic, and helps with thyroid problems. In the past, poorly done, misleading studies were used to discredit the saturated fats in coconut… [read] “Health Benefits of Coconut Oil”
All of the cells in our body require the proper pH balance to function at an optimal level. If our body is acidic or too alkaline, chemical reactions including enzyme activity, cellular repair, and cellular reproduction are inhibited. Raymond Francis… [read] “Acidity and Alkalinity Balance”