Is Salt Healthy?

We need to decipher between table salt and natural forms of salt. Table salt is made up of mainly sodium chloride (NaCl), it is chemically produced, bleached, and does not contain nutrients or trace minerals. Table salt lacks nutritional value. Most of the studies [...]

Is Salt Healthy? 2019-02-18T04:34:08+00:00

Does Consuming Dietary Cholesterol Lead to High Cholesterol?

A common belief is that consuming dietary cholesterol such as butter, animal protein or eggs can raise your blood cholesterol levels. Another common belief was that high cholesterol is associated with heart disease and lead to clogged arteries. These are both “old” concepts that [...]

Does Consuming Dietary Cholesterol Lead to High Cholesterol? 2019-02-04T03:16:12+00:00

Does Eating Fat Make Me Fat?

Many people believe that eating fat will make you fat and contribute to being overweight or obese. Many people think that they need to be eating “low-fat” foods. Unfortunately, “low-fat” food are filled with carbohydrates and fillers, which has led to more health problems [...]

Does Eating Fat Make Me Fat? 2019-01-28T04:57:11+00:00

Best Forms of Iron Supplements

There are TWO main differences in iron supplements and this can explain why some work better than others. Synthetic vs Natural source Tablet vs Liquid Ideally, we need iron supplements from a natural source, therefore our body can recognize it and assimilate it easily [...]

Best Forms of Iron Supplements 2019-01-21T03:49:27+00:00

Do we get enough iodine from iodized salt?

Iodized salt contains 77g of iodine per gram of salt. The average American consumes 4-10grams of salt per day. The bioavailability of iodized salt is about 10%, therefore iodized salt provides between 30-77g/d and the RDA is 150g/d. Our tissues actually require about 6-50mg [...]

Do we get enough iodine from iodized salt? 2019-01-02T07:21:36+00:00

Are Beans Healthy?

Positive aspects of beans Beans are dried seeds. Seeds contain everything necessary for new life, therefore they are rich in nutrients. They are high in fibre, this feeds the healthy bacteria in the gut. They are less expensive. They are easier on the environment [...]

Are Beans Healthy? 2018-12-17T03:25:24+00:00

FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels

Low iodine can lead to thyroid disorders, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, cancer (including breast and prostate). FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels Our soils are mineral deficient. Crops grown in iodine-deficient soil will be deficient in iodine. People on low-sodium diets. Even [...]

FIVE Reasons for the Increase in Low Iodine Levels 2018-12-10T04:10:07+00:00

SIX Foods to Support Liver Function

Brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, kale) – increase Phase I and II liver enzymes Lemons –  stimulates liver function Turmeric – increases liver detox, decrease inflammation Dandelion – enhances the flow of bile Artichoke – increases the excretion of bile from the [...]

SIX Foods to Support Liver Function 2018-12-03T03:23:31+00:00

Does Iodine Deficiency Only Happen in Third World Countries?

No, iodine deficiency does not only occur in third world countries. We are seeing an increase in iodine deficiency in developed countries. The largest sources of iodine is in sea vegetables and ocean fish, therefore diets lacking in seafood can lead to iodine deficiency. [...]

Does Iodine Deficiency Only Happen in Third World Countries? 2018-11-19T04:24:19+00:00

Is All Sugar Bad?

Many people say “sugar is sugar” in the body, it all acts the same way no matter what kind of sugar you consume. This is a myth that I’d like to dispute. There’s a scale called the Glycemic Index and this is a scale [...]

Is All Sugar Bad? 2018-10-29T15:10:34+00:00
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