Category: Nutrition

Burping: Belching 101

Burping: Belching 101

When you eat, food enters the mouth, is swallowed, then travels down the esophagus and into the stomach. Upon arrival, the digestive system uses bacteria, acid, enzymes, and chemicals to help pull nutrients from food to be used for energy.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

Breakfast is the meal that breaks the fast from the night before. There’s an associated typical or traditional line up of foods we think of when it comes to this first meal….eggs, pancakes, cereal, bagels, coffee, waffles, oatmeal, and so… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Our body normally uses glucose from carbohydrates as our main source of energy. Ketosis is a popular word used in the diet and diabetes worlds. Our body goes into a state of ketosis to keep itself working when carbohydrates are… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Cucumbers: The versatile veggie

Cucumbers: The versatile veggie

Cucumbers are part of the gourd family called Cucurbitaceae. There are three main varieties of cucumbers include seedless, pickled, and sliced. They are usually consumed raw or pickled. The leaves, stem, and seeds are used in Asian cuisines. It is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Toxins and the Standard American Diet (SAD) – Are humans becoming Pottinger’s Cats?

Toxins and the Standard American Diet (SAD) – Are humans becoming Pottinger’s Cats?

Are the toxins in our diet slowly poisoning us?  Is our food healthier today than it was for our grandparents?  Will we out live our children? (Resource below) Have you ever heard of Pottinger’s Cats? Dr. Francis Pottinger wanted to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Food, GMOs, Health, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Science
Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocado is the main ingredient found in guacamole, a topper for salads, on a sandwich or wrap, and even in smoothies. The Hass is the most common variety in the U.S. Each serving is packed with 20 vitamins and minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Fertility Rates Have Now Fallen Below The Level That Replaces Our Existing Population

Fertility Rates Have Now Fallen Below The Level That Replaces Our Existing Population

You might have heard in the news recently the report by the CDC that our country’s birth rates have now fallen below the level to replace the existing population. The reason they say is mostly environmental, for example the days… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Environment, Featured on NaturalNews, Gardening, Health, Nutrition
Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is a man-made product that is produced by using enzymes to extract sugar from stocks of corn. This sweetener should be avoided as it has been linked to a variety of maladies including obesity, cardiovascular disease,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic comes from Central Asia and northeastern Iran. However, it is a seasoning that is used all over the world. This spice is a relative to onion, leek, chives, and shallots. It is readily used for cooking and sautéing. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Aspartame (the full name is aspartylphenylalanine) is a synthetic sweeter that is marketed as a low calorie product and is often used ostensibly in conjunction with diabetes management and weight loss. The controversial sugar substitute is sold as NutriSweet, Equal… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss