Nutrition

Alchemists and Animals – The Importance of What Your Food Eats

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Alchemists and Animals – The Importance of What Your Food Eats     The Alchemist Chicken During the Integrative Health Conference in New York City several years back, I participated in a debate regarding the optimal human diet – vegan,…
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My Meals in a Week

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  My Meals in a Week   I get a lot of questions on my website, and unfortunately I do not have the time to answer many of them. I also get a lot of questions from my friends and…
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Paleo, Carbs, and Brain Evolution: the (non)Controversy

The Maasai love their raw blood. Sometimes they even mix a little raw milk with it as well.

Paleo, Carbohydrates, and Brain Evolution: the Controversy that doesn’t Exist Scientists from several European countries in Europe and Australia recently published their hypothesis The Importance of Dietary Carbohydrate in Human Evolution in The Quarterly Review of Biology. Their interesting work…
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Ways to Reduce the Cancer Risk from Cooking

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Cooking without Fire While an exact date remains elusive, around a million years ago humans began using fire to cook their food.1 The benefits were plenty. The heat from fire provided a method of destroying potentially harmful microorganisms within meats…
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Bone Broth: The Most Delicious and Nutritious Breakfast

Bone Broth

  Bone Broth: Delicious and Full of Nutrients   I eat around three meals per day. Some days I’ll eat one more and some days I’ll eat none. However, one thing is consistent: I cook all my meals. Along these…
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Chemoprevention: Stopping Cancer Before It Starts

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Chemoprevention:   “The use of natural, synthetic, or biologic chemical agents to reverse, suppress, or prevent carcinogenic progression to invasive cancer.”1   With cancer, the best form of cure is prevention. Along these lines, researchers are always looking for methods…
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Fish During Cancer Treatment – Eat or Avoid?

Fish During Cancer Treatment

Most dietitians, nutritionists, and health advocates consider fish as a healthy part of our diet, with benefits ranging from fighting inflammation to preventing heart disease and even cancer.1 Many individuals try to achieve the same benefits without consuming the fish…
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How Much Do You Value Your Food?

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If you waste time watching the doom and gloom on TV, also known as the news, you likely have heard the terrible stories about the climbing price of food and how impossible it is these days to afford most of…
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The Oatmeal Hunger Hoax

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Over the years, oatmeal has become synonymous with breakfast in many American homes, including my own for some time. The typical red and blue cardboard cylinder full of oats could be seen throughout the average American cupboard and was often…
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Dump Out Your Juices and Do a Real “Cleanse”

Juice Cleanse

Recently, juicing and cleanses are hotter than Hansel from Zoolander. Cleanses have people doing everything from putting coffee beans into their behinds to drinking herbal laxatives and even twelve glasses of lemonade per day.   These cleanses have also been…
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