Category Archives: Nutrition

Find out what foods and drinks to stay clear from and what foods are really good for you. Also learn how to read labels at the grocery store and how to shop.

Genetically Modified Foods – Here’s the Facts!

Do you have any idea if the strawberries you ate this morning for breakfast were spliced with fish genes?  Or the green beans you have planned for dinner this evening have been genetically altered using pig parts?  Genetic modification… yes, … Continue reading

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Are Your Medications Causing Disease and Illness?

Most medications never get to the root cause of disease and illness, only treating symptoms. Did you know that pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter medications deplete vital nutrients your body needs on a daily basis? For example: Steroids deplete Calcium, Folic Acid, … Continue reading

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4 No-Brainer Reasons To Never Use Splenda

An article on http://www.globenewswire.com recently stated: “James Turner, the chairman of the national consumer education group Citizens for Health, has expressed shock and outrage after reading a new report from scientists outlining the dangers of the artificial sweetener Splenda (sucralose).” … Continue reading

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How Much Water Should We Drink?

With the extreme heat this summer, I thought it would help to have a post regarding water intake. Keeping yourself hydrated can help with proper functions of your body, such as improving digestion and relieving constipation, heartburn and bloating, improving … Continue reading

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Why the Sudden Increase in Gluten Sensitivity?

Gluten is a word that is now common to everyday language. Walk into a health food store and you will see entire aisles devoted to “Gluten-Free” foods. What is gluten and gliadin? Gluten is a polypeptide or a protein found … Continue reading

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What do food cravings, food additives and brain cell damage have in common?

Have you ever noticed that once you’ve started eating that bag of fat-free chips, it’s difficult to stop?  You have eaten enough food, but your brain says you are still hungry.  The link between food cravings, obesity, food additives, chemical preservatives … Continue reading

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What Causes Food Cravings?

Cravings for specific foods are a signal that underlying issues for healing need to be addressed.  There are many common causes for food cravings. Today’s discussion will be about copper toxicity and it’s role in food cravings. First of all, let’s define … Continue reading

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