Vitamin D – Vampires, No. You, Yes.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly on Vitamins
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 […]
The Sneaky Truth Behind Trans Fats
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 […]
Are You Drinking What Your Neighbors Are Flushing?
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 […]
Toxic Fish, Toxic You
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 […]