Sugar, Sugar Everywhere…

How can I eat without sugar? In the United States, sugar is everywhere and in everything. Oftentimes sugar is an added ingredient that just doesn't make sense. The daily recommendation for sugar intake over 2 years of age is less than 10% of your daily calories. But, it can be found in your breakfast cereal, in your crackers, in your flavored water, and your cup of soup. Sugar has taken over in food production and is a double-edged sword. It may worsen health, but it tastes really good, and sugary foods fly off grocery store shelves. So, this means [...]

Sugar, Sugar Everywhere…2024-01-09T01:00:00+00:00

Phenomenal Phytonutrients Benefit Health!

An interesting question that people commonly ask about food and nutrition: Is there that much difference between foods grown 30 years ago and foods grown today? The answer is YES. Decades ago, conventionally grown fruits and vegetables were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us are consuming in the 21stCentury. The root of the problem is soil depletion, a result of the invasive agricultural processes used on conventional farms. Over the past half century, there are reliable declines in the amount of protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin C, and the B vitamins found in [...]

Phenomenal Phytonutrients Benefit Health!2023-12-29T01:54:13+00:00

Maximizing Your Workout: tips of the trade

Maximizing Your Workout: tips of the trade   Exercise can cause inflammation in the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.  Having a body that combats inflammation well is key.  Most are aware, a diet rich in plant nutrients and omega 3 foods such as wild salmon, is important to keep inflammation low. Also, limiting processed foods, fried foods, sugars, alcohol and red meat can help, too. When it comes to supplements, it can be a hassle to surf the shelves and wonder which is best. After a long look at the research, the following supplements rise to the top.   [...]

Maximizing Your Workout: tips of the trade2019-01-22T16:40:24+00:00

Reducing inflammation in the body

What is inflammation actually? Inflammation is a good thing!  Immune cells in the area send alert signals called cytokines and they bring healing to the area in need.  Cytokines cause healing and also cause pain. When it goes on daily, weekly, chronically is when our body gets out of balance.   In general, if our inflammation is high, any pain, strain, arthritis, or soreness will be felt more and can last longer than if we are in a healthier, lower inflammation state. We cannot exist without any inflammation as it’s needed to send signals for healing.  The problems arise [...]

Reducing inflammation in the body2019-01-16T19:27:22+00:00

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