Manufactured food addiction

Do you suffer from manufactured food addiction? According to the UK’s Lancet medical journal’s Global Burden of  Disease Report, poor diets now contribute to more disease and death than lack of physical exercise, smoking and alcohol combined. It may surprise you, but manufactured food addiction can now be listed right alongside (or behind) alcohol addiction and tobacco […]

Simple tricks for more nutritious meals

There really are simple tricks for more nutritious meals, according to Dr. Deanna Minich, a lifelong nutritionist. One thing almost all scientists and nutritionists agree on is we all need lots of fruits and vegetables to reduce the risks of many ailments. The list of “diet related” ailments include: Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, cognitive […]

Tricky, tricky GMO labeling: The latest on H.R. 1599

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a tricky, tricky GMO labeling bill (H.R. 1599). Despite the fact that this is the first labeling mandate a reluctant Congress has approved since GMO foods were introduced in the early ’90s, there is no cause for celebration. If you are one of the 90 percent of Americans who think […]

Mindful tips for cutting calories and slimming down

I started to say ‘easy tips for cutting calories,’ but let’s face it—it’s not very easy to change food habits. More accurately, it requires mindfulness. And with a little mindful self-discipline, after awhile cutting calories will become easy. *First, cook more of your own food at home. Most restaurant food has additives and extra sugar. When you […]

Are statins a Scam? Do some research and decide for yourself

People have been taking statins for a long time now—Liptor, Zocor, Crestor and new ones on the market—but are statins a scam? Or are they a well-meaning mistake because of lack of knowledge about cholesterol? Statin drugs to control cholesterol were a big part of the $374 billion spent on prescription drugs in 2014. It seems […]

Cancer prevention/vitamin D link

Vitamin D has been linked to cancer prevention for at least a decade. This link was confirmed stronger than ever in a study published in PLOS ONE, April 2016. Researchers at UC San Diego conducted an analysis of all the data gathered over the years and concluded that vitamin D levels of 40 ng/ml or […]