Nutrition

31Oct 2016

Last week – I wrote about a very popular vegetable.  It is rare that carrots are not loved by young and old.  So, today – let’s change that up a bit – and, perhaps, a ‘not so favorite’ vegetable. Today’s ‘farmaceutical’ – Brussels sprouts! Brussels sprouts are not always loved. But, when cooked correctly – […]

14Jun 2016

Dr. David Ludwig wrote an opinion piece for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) last week where he discusses new information from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and it was eye-opening, and well worth considerable concern. According to the opinion piece, if you look at age-adjusted death rates for the […]

08Jun 2016

We know that Vitamin B supplementation can help cognitive decline in the elderly.  But, now it appears that also supplementing with Omega-3 fatty acids can increase the effect of the B vitamins. Researchers at the Universities of Cape Town, Oslo and the United Arab Emirates looked at the effect of Omega-3 on 250 adults with […]

29Dec 2015

I wish I had a concise answer – I don’t. What I do know is that it is a movement to get us back to eating ‘Real Food’ – not the ‘Frankenfoods’ that come in marketing savvy boxes and bottles, full of additives (sugar and acronyms you can’t understand), and bereft of nutrition. And, more […]

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