Tag: whole food

Nutrition 101: A Beginner's Guide to the Anti-Aging Okinawa Diet

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Nutrition 101: The Upside Down Pyramid

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

With the back and forth of grains, no grains, things can get a bit confusing. Many people are sensitive to grains, and should remove them from the diet. But, does that mean that everyone should stay away from grains? Personally, I do avoid grains,…

Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Understanding Trans Fats

At the beginning of August, I wrote the first in a series of articles on FAT. In that article, I explained that I was breaking this topic down into a series of six articles: Fat-the basics Fats to avoid Trans Fatty Acids Vegetable oils…

Just thought you should know…How to Prepare Amaranth + 15 Recipes

A couple of weeks ago, in my ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NUTRIENTS: PROTEIN article, I published the following list of plant foods that are complete acids, containing all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa – 8.14 grams per cup Amaranth – 9.35 grams per cup Soybeans…

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Whole Food Meals in 30 Minutes or Less

Earlier today, we talked about how to stay healthy at work. What happens after a long stressful day? Many people feel too tired to cook and end up ordering take out or stopping for fast food. ‘They don’t realize just how quickly you can…

FOOD vs. FOOD “STUFF”

The following article is from Dr. Jonathon: All about healthy choices. Dr Jonathon Neal Colter is a practicing Chiropractor from North Carolina, with 20 years experience. He does a remarkable job in the following article discussing the difference between real food and “food stuff”. (Or…

15 Reasons Why Sweet Potatoes Are Perfect For Diabetics – Natural And Healthy World

Several months ago,  I quit eating white potatoes and substituted for all forms of sweet potatoes. Now, I didn’t do this because white potatoes are unhealthy in anyway. (although some nutritionists will tell you otherwise).  I switched to sweet potatoes because they are incredibly…

COMING SOON: Ultimate Guide to Nutrients Blog Series

I’m excited to announce a new blog series called: The Ultimate Guide to Nutrients. Beginning with water (absolutely the most important nutrient!) we’ll work our way, one by one through all of the essential macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals, as well as discuss enzymes, phytonutrients and vitamin…

The 5 Nutrition Secrets to Vibrant Health – mindbodygreen

I’ve struggled with food, eating, dieting and nutrition for years, like most people. As humans, we make it very difficult. Should it be fat-free or sugar-free  or high-fat or low-fat or low-carb or no-carb or high-protein or vegan? There are many facets in the…

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