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Pineapple – This fruit has a crown for a reason

Pineapple is a tropical fruit many enjoy fresh, canned, or frozen either as a meal or snack or even in a beverage form. This yellow fruit is tasty and has many benefits for consuming itRead More

Hypoglycemia is fixable.

If symptoms of hypoglycemia increase discomfort, patients generally take teaspoonful of sugar. However downward fluctuating blood glucose levels does not require eating more sugar. On the contrary, all dietary recommendations and home remedies for controlling hypoglycemia do not revolve around taking higher sugar intake but in trying to stabilize sugar levels, so that the body enjoys a constant source of energy during the day. Read More

Is being a vegan good?

When well chosen, a vegan diet can be more conducive to good health than the S tandard A merican D iet and is linked to a reduced incidence of chronic diseases. The following are but a handful: OBESITY: In a vegan diet more fiber-rich foods are consumed; therefore, less total calories are consumed and the overall healthy lifestyle of vegetarians may lead to increased physical activity. HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: Vegans tend to lead a lifestyle devoid of smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and regular exerciseRead More

What you eat will have a profound effect on you if your heart functions.

There is a saying that “If slaughterhouses had glass walls we all would be vegetarians”. What will be presented in this article is what happens behind those windowless walls. Read More

Be careful what you eat

When I was a little kid growing up in Newark, I had a problem – sugar. I could never get enoughRead More

What to eat and avoid.

Throughout years of writing articles and for 40 plus years on the radio, a vegan diet has always been stressed, focusing on organically grown foods for optimum health. Back in the “dark ages” of health in the early 1980’s, there was little information linking adverse health conditions to diet. Now, despite the nonsense of the pharmaceutical industry, the Fraud and Drug Administration, and the medical community in general, more and more evidence is appearing showing a causal relationship between lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, eliminating constipation, type-2 diabetes, obesity, and even cancer, by adhering to a whole food, vegan diet. Read More

Celiac Disease – Is gluten free the way for everyone to be?

The stigmatism around gluten has been growing especially as more and more people have discovered food allergies and digestive problems with their diets. In fact, 1 in 100 people have celiac disease. Complaints of diarrhea, fatigue, nausea, bloating, and anemia warrant a trip to the doctor who is likely to ask you about the foods you are consuming. Read More

Carbonated water – What’s the buzz on these drinks

We are told to drink plenty of water as a healthy rule of thumb, but many people just get tired of plain water. They feel the need for a little flavor or carbonation. Read More

Nutritional Response Testing

For most of us, taking vitamins is like shooting fish in a barrel. We are blindly guessing as to what we think we might need and what might help us. Often we are right, but just as often we may be tossing money awayRead More

Artificial Sweeteners May Be Harming Your Dental Health

Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, saccharin, acesulfame-k, or sucralose are commonly used in diet and no-calorie sodas and other refreshments. These have risen in popularity because, with a zero-calorie count, they easily fit in the daily macros for any diet while keeping your sweet tooth at bayRead More