Does Eating Meat Have Health Benefits?

Does Eating Meat Have Health Benefits?

While more and more people are becoming health conscious, and eating their fruits and veggies, though still likely not enough, we may be giving less attention to the health benefits of meat in our diet.  Often meat is viewed as raising cholesterol levels in the body...
Role of Nutrition in Learning

Role of Nutrition in Learning

We do not hear much about the role of nutrition in learning of school-aged children other than high sugar and refined carbohydrates in the diet, which research has shown can reduce IQ scores by as much as twenty-five points. Refined carbohydrates actually turn into...
The Role of Nutrition in Treating ADD/ADHD

The Role of Nutrition in Treating ADD/ADHD

This week’s blog focuses on the role of nutrition in overcoming alcohol addiction. Studies also have found that alcohol decreases absorption of vitamins and minerals, and decreases appetite, limiting the nutrients that can be obtained from food. A whole foods diet can...
A Nutritional Approach to Depression

A Nutritional Approach to Depression

Many people turn to anti-depressants to relieve their emotional suffering. While medication can be life-saving under certain circumstances, a nutritional approach to depression has few, if any, of the side effects of medications. In many instances, people can start to...