What is MSG and what is the problem with it?

MSG (monosodium glutamate or sodium glutamate) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. It is used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer.  It has very little taste itself, but it affects our taste and has the ability to make our foods taste better. MSG [...]

What is MSG and what is the problem with it? 2018-02-08T10:55:38+00:00

TEN Reasons Exercise is Important

Exercise has numerous benefits to our health and is vital for obtaining optimal health.  Exercise is one of the foundations of health.  Our bodies were designed to move, we were not designed to have these sedentary lifestyles, where we sit at our desks and our [...]

TEN Reasons Exercise is Important 2018-02-08T10:55:50+00:00

THREE Problems with Aspartame

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used in most diet drinks, chewing gum, tabletop sweeteners, juices, yogurts and numerous products that claim to be “sugar-free”.  It is one of the main sugar substitutes used by people with diabetes.  It is considered a safe food additive for [...]

THREE Problems with Aspartame 2018-02-08T11:03:26+00:00

Does Food Affect our Moods?

Does what you eat affect your moods? It sure does! There are four contributing factors to food affecting moods: Our body manufacturers neurotransmitters within the lining of the digestive tract. These neurotransmitters, specifically serotonin, travel into the bloodstream, pass the blood brain barrier into the [...]

Does Food Affect our Moods? 2018-02-08T11:04:29+00:00