Which Lipid is Wicked?

Fat has come a long way. Vilified decades ago as the reason for America’s expanding waistlines, the “low-fat” craze caught fire and burned strong for several years. The only problem was that it was dead wrong. One harpoon was thrown through the idea by the finding that Inuit peoples of the Arctic ate a diet Read more…

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Digestion Basics: What is Good Digestion?

Digestion should be the natural process of an exquisitely complex system that converts food into the materials needed for life: vitamins, minerals, fats, amino acids (proteins), and sugars (carbohydrates). From the average person’s point of view, it is a relatively easy, even unremarkable process, something you take for granted. But from a medical viewpoint it Read more…

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Reduce Your Exposure to Chemical Food Dyes – Part 2

The easiest way to avoid or reduce your exposure to chemical coloring is simply to avoid a lot of processed food.  Check your gluten-free labels always. FD&C on a label means the FDA allows the dyes to be used in food, drugs and cosmetics.  Sometimes you’ll see FDA Red 40 or FD&C Red 40, so these are Read more…

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