Zinc isn't exactly a sexy topic. Not something that's on the forefront of health topics but in my opinion it should be. While I don't think we should eat food for individual nutrients, it's important that we pay attention to what foods can do for us and how they can affect overall functions of the body.Read More
Cold season is upon us. Unfortunately I do not have a good relationship with it. I've certainly had my fair share of cold viruses over the years but this past year has been especially bad as my son started pre-school. The stuff he brought home deserved some sort of trophy..."shittiest of shit cold viruses" award because that's how last year was. Months upon months of nothing but sickness. Sleepless nights and misery plagued our home.Read More
When it comes to the holy grail of nutrients, magnesium may be a leading contestant. Magnesium is the one of the most abundant minerals in the human body. It is estimated that something like 60% of adults in the US are deficient in this mineral.Read More
I received some interesting health news earlier this week which provided some much needed insight into why I'd been feeling a certain way lately.
Aside from my rather busy schedule, I've been feeling tired, moody, unable to focus, kind of down, etc. Symptoms I was mostly ignoring, attributing my relatively busy lifestyle to them. Okay, very busy lifestyle.Read More
When it comes to spices, many of us think of them as flavor enhancers in food. And while that's true, most spices contain a ton of health benefits. However, there's one spice that stands out in particular. And that's turmeric.
Turmeric has been used in traditional Indian cooking for thousands of years and Ayurvedic medicine considers it to be not just food but medicine.Read More
If you're confused about the myriad articles on the web telling you to eat tons of fiber, tons of grains, dairy etc. Please be skeptical. Always question, who is funding the online sources that are publishing these articles. Is it a big Agra company that has interest in making people buy their products?Read More