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The American Medical Association recommends supplementing the diet with vitamins due to nutrient deficiencies in food (JAMA. 2002;287:3116-3126). However, not all vitamins are made equal. The biggest difference between big box-store brands and higher quality supplements like those you may get from a holistic health professional are in how the nutrients are derived and how the […]
Trans fats are liquid vegetable oils that have had hydrogen gas pumped through it to make them solid. This process prevents the oil from spoiling and extends the shelf life of the processed foods that are made with trans fats. What Hydrogenated and Partially Hydrogenated Oils Do to Your Health: Trans fats: * Block the […]
In our modern era, tap water is the most polluted it’s ever been even though it “looks” clean. Tap water has been tested positive for pesticides, manufacturing chemicals, heavy metals like lead, particulate matter (including toilet paper), prescriptions such as birth control and anti-depressants, as well as steroids from cows. A growing concern is the […]
Fish are a great source of lean protein that should be a part of an anti-inflammatory diet. However, due to the toxicity of our current environment it’s important to know what kind of fish is safe for consumption. Mercury, a heavy metal that when consumed in large quantity, can cause neurological damage. It is also […]
In a study to determine the emerging connection between phosphate toxicity and aging, mice that were fed diets high in phosphate showed symptoms resembling premature aging, including growth retardation, sluggish movement, infertility, and they died prematurely. Researchers theorized that high levels of phosphate may accelerate aging by increasing the rate of atrophy and cell death […]