by Dr. Stephen Gangemi
Recently several school cafeterias have hired food behavior scientists to hopefully help improve kids’ lunch choices and battle the ever-growing problem of obesity in the United States. They’re using tactics such as hiding the ice cream and other snacks and offering salads with regular meals...
Note: Dr. Gangemi gives some insight into the mysteries of the Food Pyramid. Follow his advice and you will be well on your way to better health.
by Sharon McRae
From Natalie Duhamel: Sharon, a fellow graduate from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, sent me this fabulous-looking recipe for pizza hummus. So if your family balks at the idea of hummus, try this delicious twist...
by Debra Zambetti
For the past few months I’ve had to avoid refined sugar. I don’t mean that I gave up having treats or that I’m simply abstaining from dessert. For health reasons, I had to go cold turkey-clean off the magic white stuff. And it worked. Within 10 days I felt better. After three weeks, I felt back to my old self. After five weeks, I felt amazing. This is all more or less beside the point. The point is: do you know how hard it is to avoid sugar...?
Dr. Ayo Bankole
Nutrition is a cornerstone of naturopathic medicine and naturopathy. Naturopathic doctors look at a person's overall nutritional status as well as their specific nutrient status. Vitamin D is one nutrient naturopaths look at closely...
by Crystal Phillips, RHN
1. Sugar can suppress the immune system, making you more vulnerable to infections and illness.
2. Sugar will over-stimulate the adrenal glands resulting in quick yet fleeting energy that is always followed by fatigue...
by Dr. Steve Gangemi
Today marks the first full day of autumn which for most means it’s time to hibernate indoors and pack on some weight to stay warm over the winter. I suggest you do the opposite this year – get in really good shape...
by Veronica Vargas, RHN
You already know that a balanced diet and regular exercise are the keys to good health. But did you know that these lifestyle habits can also help regulate your digestive function? Good digestive health truly depends on how well you take care of yourself overall...
by Kristin Fraser
We all may not think we’re “that” bad, but people are starting to take a second look, as many ailments are being discovered to be directly related to these lifestyle and eating habits. We’re starting to see the consequences - with having some of the highest incidences of obesity, chronic fatigue syndrome...
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