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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
How to increase bioavailability of Turmeric by 2000% for amazing benefits

How to increase bioavailability of Turmeric by 2000% for amazing benefits

Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine have been utilizing turmeric for its medicinal attributes for over 5,000 years. This super-spice is one the most researched plants in the world with hundreds of possible health benefits. As a result, there are thousands… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition
How To Combine Foods For Optimal Health

How To Combine Foods For Optimal Health

Combining Foods for Optimal Health   In seeing patients every day, we inevitably have to focus on nutrition and combining macronutrients for health and vitality.  This can be a little more advanced because we are now discussing combining your carbs,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes, Weight Loss
Fat: The Missing Link

Fat: The Missing Link

Not all fats are created equal. Starting from the 1960’a when a physiologist named Ancel Keys published the seminal paper knowns as the “Seven Countries Study” in the 1963, the public were taught to demonize all fats from saturated fats… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Personal Care
The Ultimate Modern Paleo Approved Food List

The Ultimate Modern Paleo Approved Food List

When the Paleo diet was first developed and introduced to the world, it was quite limiting. Lean meats, fish, seafood, veggies, fruits, and occasional nuts/seeds were all the foods that were allowed. Dairy products, legumes, starchy vegetables, alcohol, and rice… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Fats, Oils, Essential Fatty Acids, Antioxidants, and Fibre

Fats, Oils, Essential Fatty Acids, Antioxidants, and Fibre

FATS & OILS We have been misled about what are healthy fats and how to use (and store) them.  Saturated fats are not such baddies after all – in fact some are much better for you than other fats.  It… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
A tale of two fats: good fats, bad fats

A tale of two fats: good fats, bad fats

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” so said Charles Dickens, in his famous novel “A Tale of Two Cities.” This well-known saying has remained in the collective consciousness of many readers throughout the years.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health
What do you need to know about protein?

What do you need to know about protein?

Many people consume too much protein – in 2-4 times more than necessary, being not fully aware that overtaken protein stored in our body converts to carbohydrates or fat. Athletes convinced that protein builds muscle, which is true, but the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Those Amazing Fats (And Why We Need Them)

Those Amazing Fats (And Why We Need Them)

I find it ironic that in the US, we have the highest incidence of obesity in the world, and yet we have become a low fat, no- fat obsessed nation. In the last 3 decades, everything has become fat free,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Arts & Culture, Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health

Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health

Nutritional requirements can vary significantly from one person to the next. This is increasingly important to realize when dealing with populations of individuals who are metabolically compromised, as in those that are chronically addicted to alcohol, controlled substances, and even… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition