Are you addicted and don’t know it? From time to time, we all stray off of our normal ‘healthy’ or weight loss diet. It’s not a big deal unless you have trouble getting back on track…
Think—what foods do you eat day in, and day out on a regular basis? Foods eaten daily can often cause chronic health problems. Would you believe that the majority of people have some hidden food sensitivities?
I have been on a quest to find gluten free beer since I went totally gluten free about 12 years ago. I’m no big beer snob, but I do like a full bodied beer that has some degree of good flavor. And I’ve actually found some really good ones out there…
Historically, humans consumed over 80,000 species of edible plants, animals, and fungi, but in our modern dietary world, the average American gets almost 70% of their caloric intake from THREE foods! And those foods have been pushed as 'healthy' but they are actually leading us to multiple chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, and [...]
It’s called, “Heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux or GERD” and, like millions of other people, if you have gone to a doctor about this, most likely they have prescribed medication to reduce stomach acid. Medications like Nexium and Prilosec are some of the most popular proton pump inhibitors. Proton pump inhibitors reduce stomach acid. But [...]
The Holidays are over, the decorations put away, and a huge pile of bills sits waiting for you. Short, gloomy, dreary, cold winter days ahead. Enough to make you depressed? You are not alone. Although depression can make you feel alone, at least 20% of Americans live with depression. Women are almost [...]
Have you heard the new diet trend? It’s the ‘Paleo’ diet, primal diet or the caveman diet. I guess it’s not exactly what I would call new and trendy, since it is based on the diet that our ancient ancestors ate. ‘The Paleo Diet’ is actually a term that author Loren Cordain, PhD coined [...]
Cave men didn't eat grains; at least nowhere close to the form we eat today. But our country has been steadily increasing its consumption of grain for the past 30 or more years. Along with that are the rising numbers of obese and overweight people. In the 1970’s, the average American ate 85 pounds [...]