Eating Healthy Fats for Energy and Weight Loss

There are many theories, myths, and misconceptions about consuming dietary fat in order to lose weight. I am going to cut through the red tape, and give you the skinny on the subject. Back in the days of Atkins,  an extreme diet of cheese, meats, lots of unhealthy fats were consumed in order to induce… Read more »

Women-Only Foods / Foods Designed Especially For Women

Are new “women-targeted” foods an excellent way to pack one’s diet with more nutrition, or a marketing scheme that may do more harm than good? On the average supermarket shelf, you’ll see Luna bars (“created to meet the special needs of our bodies”), folic acid and soy protein rich Harmony cereal, French Meadow Women’s Bread,… Read more »

Quick And Healthy Superbowl Snacks

A new study shows that the Super Bowl can be deadly. When analyzing data from the last three decades of Super Bowl Sundays, it was discovered that 15 percent more people died in LA during the two-week period after the Rams lost an intense match against the Pittsburgh Steelers than the same period when the… Read more »

Is Raw Food Better Than Cooked Food?

The “Raw Food Diet” is one of the top trends among vegetarians and vegans who not only want to subsist off plant-based matter, but to get the most minerals and nutrients from those foods, as nature intended. However, research is not very in-depth on the topic of cooked vs. raw foods, and there are both… Read more »

Foods That Boost Immune System

Immune system boosting foods increase the number of white blood cells in our bodies. They also eliminate toxins that drag our system down and reinforce our defensive barriers. With flu season upon us, it’s important to consume foods that boost the immune system function. Here are a few good choices… Mushrooms: Selenium, Antioxidants, as well… Read more »