Financial Benefits of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle

Since so many chronic diseases and obesity along with related hospital stays and doctor visits are directly linked to poor diet and lifestyle choices, we definitely advise taking the healthy approach which is actually quite easy as well as cost effective. Here are our thoughts and references concerning the topic: A recent statistics show that boomers […]

Why Real Foods Are Better Than Supplements

Many people are under the mistaken impression that dietary supplements are a good thing, particularly for people whose diets are not optimal.  At the very least, most consider them harmless, or just good insurance even if benefits are not easily proven.  The people who sell dietary supplements are obviously biased and often use questionable research […]

Why Eat Avocados?

A research team in Mexico has discovered promising health benefits of avocado oil. A number of environmental factors can turn the oxygen molecules found in mitochondria, the power plants of cells, into free radicals.  Free radicals are unstable molecules that can destroy virtually all the normal molecules forming cells.  They have an effect on lipids, […]

Antibiotics In Your Food

Antibiotics are routinely mixed with animal feed to help cows, pigs and chickens to put on weight and stay healthy in crowed and often unsanitary pens.  The agriculture industry and their lobby’s are very powerful and they maintain that the drugs are a key part of modern meat production. Scientists have been warning for years […]

Iron Overload, Hemochromatosis and Blood Donation

Excess iron from dietary sources is rarely a problem but like other metals, if it accumulates in your body it can result in a variety of health problems. Americans tend to get more iron from diet and supplements than they need.  Unless your doctor has instructed you to take iron supplements, you are best off […]