Nutritional supplements aka multivitamin and mineral formulas as well as single vitamins, minerals and herbal concoctions are a massive and fairly recent player in the realm of self care and natural health. Grandma and grandpa certainly didn’t collect supplements in their kitchen cabinets. In any case, natural health products are a multi-billion dollar industry right alongside weight loss and anti-aging.
The use of supplements in dietetic practice tends to be a polarizing subject. Certainly, any nutritionist worth their weight in pounds or kilograms will teach foods above supplements as the best source for nutrients. However, with the current “law of diminishing returns” when it comes to the . . . →
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Wouldn’t it be great if your doctor referred you to a holistic nutritional cook instead of a specialist?
A very special person’s birthday is tommorow so I’m up at 11:30 p.m. making the following menu ahead of time so that I can relax and savour the party:
Cobb Salad St.Tropez
Steelhead Salmon with Beurre Blanc
Zucchini Noodle Salad
And for dessert, there’s orange flower golden cake with chocolate buttercream icing served with sparkling peach jello with seasonal berries. All from scratch, all inspired by recipes (though not strictly followed), and all made with love.
I firmly believe that the current state of distainful diabesobesity can be remedied with more good ol’ fashion home cooking.
Seriously, . . . →
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Yes. A low-carb diet that fains the white stuff is a good regime. But, no, the Atkins diet is not the best way to do this.
I was moved to write this post after I read Gary Taubes latest exposition in the New York Times. Taubes, of course, is the author is Good calories, Bad calories which made headwaves by questioning if saturated fat really is the worse thing you can eat. I’m of the opinion that no, saturated fat is not the worse thing you can eat (artificial trans fats are 20 percent worse for the heart) but they should not overwhelm polyunsaturates (i.e. omega-3) . . . →
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More than 5.5 million North American women and girls have endometriosis, affecting 10 to 15 percent of women between the ages of 25 and 44. For National Women’s Health Week, let’s take a look at how diet can help with endometriosis.
Endometriosis is an enigmatic condition characterized by the growth uterine-type cells outside of the uterus. The symptoms have little to do with the extent of the endometrial growths. Some women with small growths may experience debilitating pain, while other women with large growths may have no symptoms at all. Unfortunately, because of ongoing gastrointestinal discomfort, including diarrhea, painful bowel . . . →
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