Digestion and Absorption of Vitamins and Minerals

   Home  >  Topics  >  Digestion and Absorption of Vitamins and Minerals The majority of nutrients need to be broken down before they can be absorbed by the body. This occurs through enzymes from the mouth, stomach, pancreas and small intestine and with bile...

Detoxification

Easy Ways for Body Detoxification Detoxification – For thousands of years, everything we did revolved around planting, harvesting and preparing food. During this time we grew different crops for each season and lived by the clock of sunrise and sunset. The foods...

How to Have Healthy School Kids and Classrooms

Healthy School Kids – As children reach school age, their exposure to germs increases substantially. However, this does not need to be cause for alarm. This is the time to start building the immune system, and we can help keep it strong with the right foods and...

Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Supplementation Plan

Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Foods and Health Benefits Eggs, dairy, meat, beans and legumes Pastured organic eggs (farmers’ markets are often the best source) Goat Yogurt Goat Kefir Raw goat cheese Pastured free-range chicken Wild fish Grass-fed beef, bison or lamb (1...

The Endocrine Loop

Endocrine System Information When I sit down with certain clients, I use this paper to help understand the endocrine system. First part of the loop is the hormone producing organs or cells- to name a few of them: ovaries, adrenals, thyroid. Second part of the loop are...

Alfalfa: The Most Alkaline Plant Food

Alfalfa: The Father of All Food Alfalfa has been called a Mineral Bouquet, Father of All Food, King of the Plant World, Nature’s Healing Miracle, and Poor Man’s Medicine by herbologists, biologists, chiropractors and biochemists. Alfalfa has been cultivated for 2,000...

Coffee: To Drink or Not to Drink?

Coffee Benefits – Coffee is a very confusing and controversial topic. There are many studies and reports that often contradict each other, however after analyzing all of the current research, it appears that whether coffee will be of benefit or detriment will...

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Guidelines

    Getting the needed requirements for vegetarian and vegan individuals takes careful planning and an attention to your needs. It is helpful to keep a diary of what you are eating and how you are feeling to gauge your requirements so that you can...

Environmental Radiation

Environmental Radiation its effects and uses Environmental Radiation – During the tragedy in Japan, we received many calls with concerns about a radiation plume; the information we have suggests any radiation from the Japanese nuclear plants would be greatly...

Organic vs. Non-Organic Mineral and Antioxidant Content

Organic vs. Non-Organic – U.S. Senate Document 286 published in the 1930’s states that our top soil was 80% nutrient deficient. Imagine it now, over 80 years later. 1900: 100 grams of spinach had 157 milligrams of iron 1968: reduced to 27mg of iron 1979: lowered...

Oral Health

Fluoride and Oral Health Oral Health Any benefit from fluoride on teeth is only topical. As one scientist put it, “If you want to prevent sunburn, you don’t drink suntan lotion. You put it on your skin.” Oral Health – The United States is one of only eight...

Coconut Oil: One of the Healthiest Fats on the Planet

I thought we were supposed to avoid coconut oil because of saturated fat? Coconut oil got a bad name because of past flawed studies which used hydrogenated coconut oil. Hydrogenated oils contain trans-fatty acids, which we have known for a long time to be extremely...

Sports Nutrition

      The modern version of the Paleo diet is not an accurate portrayal of our distant ancestors. The plants and animals were wild breeds, the water was pure and mineral rich, and einkorn bread was most likely a staple of the late Paleolithic period....

Why Buy Organic?

Organic and Chemical Agriculture Growing food without pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers has been done for thousands of years, and it wasn’t until the chemical revolution in the 20th century that a distinction was made between “conventional” and...