What You Eat or When You Eat?

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies found that limiting regular eating times and extending the daily fasting period may override the adverse health effects of a high-fat diet and prevent obesity, diabetes and liver disease in mice.  It seems that when we eat may be as important as what we eat.  They reported […]

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 […]

Modern Processed Food

Do you have any idea what is in the food you are eating?  Unless you are buying whole, fresh, natural foods and preparing them yourself, the answer is most likely, no. Modern food products are the result of combining and balancing science, technology, engineering, shelf-life, costs and profits.  Early examples of food innovation are pasteurization and […]

Easy Ways To TurboCharge Your Diet

Out of sight, out of mind If it isn’t around you can’t eat it.  For example, when you get the urge for ice cream, if there is none in your freezer and you’d need to get in your car and drive somewhere to buy it, you are less likely to do it.  Get rid of […]

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, […]