Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

6 Practical Tips For Increasing Energy Using Food 01/10/08

Our food has a limitless supply of “energy power” that most of us barely tap into.  We can all become more efficient eaters, and the purpose of this article is to provide 6 easy, practical tips for getting the most out of the fare we consume. After each recommendation, I provide a “7 day trial” [...] read the rest

Why Whole Grains Should Be a Staple in YOUR Diet 12/19/07

  Whole grains have been a central element of human diet since the beginning of civilization; from the time humans stopped being hunter-gatherers and settled into agrarian communities.  In the Americas, corn was the staple grain.  In India and Asia, it was rice.  In Africa, people had Sorghum.  In the Middle East they had pita [...] read the rest

Coffee Drinkers Beware: Facts About Caffeine You Did Not Know 11/29/07

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books which discuss the wide-range of views concerning the mass use of caffeine in our culture.  From my own research, it does not seem to be much of a debate- nutritionists and scientists have repeatedly shown, in a myriad of ways, that the caffeine chemical is not very healthy for the human body. In [...] read the rest

Why Phytonutrients May Hold KEY to Preventing Disease 11/08/07

  The latest research on Phytonutrients in food has become “all the rage” in nutrition and health.  Beverly Clevidence, PhD, research leader for the USDA-funded Food Components and Health Laboratory says: “I don’t think there’s been this much excitement since vitamins and minerals were discovered more than 100 years ago”!  But what are they, where can we find [...] read the rest

Primary Foods: The Key to GREAT Nutrition 11/07/07

Imagine a shift in perception where you begin seeing how the physical food you eat, albeit important, takes a back seat to all the other things in life that feed you: your relationships, careers, spiritual practices and exercise routines generic cialis price to name a few! At the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), where I became [...] read the rest

How To Reduce Inflammation In The Body (And Why You NEED To Do This)! 10/25/07

  When you take a close look at the word ‘disease’, it is interesting to note that its roots are: ‘dis’ and ‘ease’ which reminds us that even the most serious medical conditions started out as a minor malfunction (or dis-ease) in the body.  Most doctors and scientists agree that the initial manifestation of virtually every [...] read the rest

How to Maintain a Healthy Brain 10/15/07

“Physical activity” is usually regarded as the pursuit of exercising the muscles, tendons and joints of the body, and rarely thought of as benefiting our internal organs (outside of the heart).  But this is a limited viewpoint as effective fitness can have a profound impact all of our vital organs, especially the brain. Researchers now [...] read the rest