What’s So Essential About Fatty Acids?

Our body does not make these on its own. These essential fatty acids are essential to good health. We get these from a healthy, rounded diet. In reality most people consume 30 times more Omega-6's than Omega-3's. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in nuts, flax seeds, cold water fish (cod, tuna, krill, salmon, etc.), avocados and greens. Omega-6 fatty acids are found in vegetable oils, refined grains, dressings, fast foods, boxed  and bottled prepared foods, etc. (These are types of food we … [Read more...]

Need “Comfort Food” for the Stress?

Had a tough day? Just can't wait to have that bowl of ice cream? ... or maybe that chocolate snack? These "comfort foods" make us feel better because of the sudden rush of blood sugar that they bring.  Unfortunately, the rise in blood sugar and the sense of well-being it brings is short lived. Fighting stress with natural, healthy foods stops this cycle! The next time stress is gripping you, forget about reaching for the jelly donut.  Instead have a couple of fist fulls of almonds, … [Read more...]

Your Children’s Life Expectancy Is Now Less Than Yours!

(and SUGAR is the culprit) Sugar is hidden in almost all processed foods - from bologna to pretzels to Worchestershire sauce to cheese spread. It is heaped into soft drinks, fruit juices, sports drinks, and now most infant formula has the sugar equivalent of one can of soda pop, so babies are being metabolically poisoned from day one if taking formula! Why Is Sugar So Dangerous? Sugar... ...suppresses the immune system. ...can cause hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulty … [Read more...]

Heavy Metal Toxicity – What you need to know

Let's look at Aluminum; it's sources and concerns. It is found in aluminum cookware, aluminum foil, American cheese, antacids, commercial table salt, antiperspirants, baking powder, buffered aspirin, ceramics, lipstick and nasal sprays just to name a few. We are being contaminated on a daily basis with the products that are made available to us. Over time aluminum can accumulate in your body and this is when problems begin. Aluminum toxicity has been related to such illnesses as anemia, … [Read more...]

4 Proven Ways to Nutritional Success

Let's say you want to... Eat healthier Lose weight Stop smoking Get physically fit Reduce stress levels Those are all great things, but they are not specific and because of that, those goals are harder to attain. Try these helpful tips - 1. One step at a time. You didn't get the way you are overnight, so you shouldn't expect to change overnight either. Start slow with any changes instead of going for the all-or-nothing attitude. If you want to eat healthier, concentrate on … [Read more...]

Is what you THINK you’re eating different than what you ARE eating?

Label reading can be confusing. Some might say it's from stricter labeling laws or the food industry's attempts to confuse and deceive. Whatever the reason for the confusion, if we are going to consume what is in the package and we are interested in our health, then we need to know what we're putting in our mouths. Examples Of What Many Consider "Healthy" Foods (BUT ARE NOT) Breakfast cereals - Included in hundreds of cereals are refined grains, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils and … [Read more...]

Think Greens, Not Grains!

We see more and more people who have developed grain sensitivities, with wheat being the most frequent offender. Grains have become dominant in our diets! Think about it: breads, rolls, cakes, bagels, cookies, pizza, snack foods, cereal and more make up a large part of our meals. We eat these things, in various forms, with such frequency that many of us have developed hidden sensitivities to grains. The truth is we eat way too many grains. In these and similar cases we tell our … [Read more...]

What Does “Natural” Mean on a Food Label

Eating processed foods will affect your quality of life AND your wallet.  Inferior food ingredients with chemicals added to preserve and enhance the taste may cost less now, but your quality of life will suffer and it will cost more in the long run when your health is challenged to the point of requiring medical intervention. So, just how do you know what is quality food?  Reading food labels is a must, but the best quality foods don't even have a label.  "Natural" is seen more and more on … [Read more...]

Nutrition Supplements

One example of a designed clinical nutrition supplement that we use is called “Catalyn”.  This product is produced by starting with a wide variety of carefully chosen organically grown vegetables, taking the water and fiber out using a vacuum, low heat process - without heating or cooking the vegetables and then utilizing the concentrated food to make a bottle of Standard Process Catalyn Tablets.   The key to this whole procedure is the way it is done, using the “Standard Process” … [Read more...]