Though overindulging in sugar may not lead to death, there’s more and more evidence that overconsumption of sugar is behind the inflammation that is at the root of so many serious diseases. The association between sugar and inflammation doesn’t hold true with naturally occurring sugar, like the kind found in fruit. It’s the added kind — designed to boost taste or prolong shelf life – that should be avoided.
I’m asked all the time if buying organic is worth the extra cost. My answer is always a resounding “Yes!” Not only is organic food safer for your body and the environment, it is nutritionally superior to conventional produce.
Your brain is the most important organ in your body. It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning. That’s why it’s essential to keep your brain working in optimum condition with a healthy diet.
What are lectins? ‘Sticky’ proteins found in plants that protect plants from predation but can damage human tissue Why are they problematic? They can damage the gut lining and cause ‘leaky gut’ We have evolved to deal with some high lectin foods better than others Grasses, grain, and bean lectins we are less evolved to deal with
Seeing your hair fall, even after you have been using that promising new product that you bought can be devastating. I’ve met women with a hormone imbalance who tried every product out there to stop hair thinning and/or hair loss. But you really need to understand your hair in order to give it what it needs.
The number of gluten-free food choices has grown ten-fold since I first decided to avoid gluten, and so I no longer feel different or left out. Grocery shopping is easy now, and I’ve found tried-and-true tricks to make eating a gluten-free diet effortless and delicious. Here's 5 things you can do in your own kitchen to avoid getting "glutened!"
Gluten is a protein found in the endosperm of wheat. All grains are a relatively recent addition to the human diet, having become an integral part of our meals with the invention of agriculture. It is no surprise that this comparatively modern food may contribute to states of disease for some individuals. For many, adopting a gluten-free diet is a sacrifice for greater health and well-being.