Don’t Dive Into Atkins Just Yet

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Most of you have read or heard about by now the article that appeared in the New York Times Magazine by Gary Taubes, entitled What if It's All Been a Big Fat Lie? The article basically examined the lack of valid scientific evidence to support the theory touted by the medical establishment and government-funded institutions that dietary fat and cholesterol are to blame for our country's epidemics of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and related diseases. Those who are familiar with … Read More

The Diet Roulette

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So by now you have heard about the IRS giving tax deductions for weight loss programs and you are ready to sign up for the next program that comes along and make it more worth your while. What, less body fat and better health wasn't incentive enough for you? Now don't get excited. We understand that some people need a little extra motivation to get moving. That's cool. And if money is what it takes, then so be it. Well … Read More

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

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Next to oxygen, water is the most essential nutrient for the human body. Dehydration is probably the most common cause of fatigue, headaches, elevated blood pressure, indigestion, constipation, muscle cramping, and joint pain. Most people do not get near the amount of water they need each day to prevent these conditions and ensure optimal health. Without water, we would be poisoned to death by our own waste products. It is essential to proper kidney function. In fact, dehydration is typically … Read More

Life Without Bread and Pasta

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You feel like you eat a relatively healthy diet. You have some high-fiber cereal for breakfast, a sandwich made with whole wheat bread for lunch, and a homemade pasta dish or at least some more bread with supper. In fact, wheat has been such a staple of the American diet for so long that it would be difficult for most of us to even consider the possibility that it may not be so good for us, at least in the … Read More

Fucoidan — Nature’s Ultimate Immune Booster

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Most of us are aware of the constant barrage of toxins and other challenges endured by our immune systems every day. The sources of these challenges are several and the majority of them are man-made. From the pollutants in our waters and air, to the additives and preservatives in our food, to the various prescription drugs we take, to the mental and physical stresses we inflict upon ourselves, we have presented our bodies with the ultimate task of identifying and … Read More