Palm Oil Is Another Healthy Oil

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Now that food manufacturers in the U.S. have to label their trans-fat content, some of them are switching to healthier oils like palm and coconut. I am happy to see this change for the better! I hope more grocery store products continue this trend. Undoubtedly, there will be ignorant people who will cry out that […]


Boost Energy Control Hunger

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Protein is found in all of your body’s cells. It is the essential nutrient that is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all of your organs, tissues, muscles, brain and bones. This individual built in repair kit occurs at the cellular level in our bodies. Protein regulates everything – our blood circulation, our metabolism […]


Healthy Diet Lies Exposed Part I

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Healthy Diet Lies Exposed Part I Food Too Deadly for Pigs Sold to Humans: when synthetic varnishes were invented the varnish makers had to find an alternative market for their old varnishes, so they sold them to us as food. Best Experimental Animals Pigs are the closest to humans in their response to food, so […]


Good Fats And Bad Fats What Is The Real Difference

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For most of us, eating is one of the most satisfying things we do in our everyday lives. As a matter of fact, we have our favorite dishes, favorite drinks and favorite snack foods which only proves that eating is one of our favorite activities. There’s really nothing wrong with that since food, a primary […]


Avoid Fats Meat And Meat Foods To Control Diabetes

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Fats The excessive use of fats has been linked to development of diabetes. A recent study at the University of Colorado Health Science Center, USA found that intake of an extra 40g of fat day increases the chances of developing diabetes by three times. Fat rich diet, especially one saturated with animal fat, seems to […]


Not All Fats Are Bad

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Fats have been unfairly lumped together as being all bad for too long. Fat doesn’t necessarily cause disease, and can actually cause a role in its prevention. The truth is that some fats are very bad for us and some fats are actually very good for us. Time has shown us that diets that restrict […]


Diet Tips To Lower Your Cholesterol Levels Naturally

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Are you gaining weight? Does this make you worry about your cholesterol level? Do you feel like you need to do something about your eating habits particularly your cholesterol diet? What is the first thing to consider in a low cholesterol diet? Knowing the purpose of a low cholesterol diet will make you adhere to […]


Make Your Own Low Cholesterol Diet

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Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver. This substance has many important roles inside the body and in small amounts it is very important in helping the activity of the organism. In the presence of cholesterol, the body is able to synthesize vitamin D and hormones (testosterone and estrogen). The liver also uses […]


Heart Health With Essential Fatty Acids

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Why should I increase my Omega fatty acid intake? Our intake of essential fatty acids has changed radically in the last century. Our ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 should be close to 1:1, but it is now over 10:1 and up to 20:1. This is due to the addition of corn, sunflower, safflower, sesame and […]


Are Trans Fats Clogging Your Arteries

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What do these products; Dunkin donuts, Mrs. Smith’s apple pie (frozen), Nabisco Chips Ahoy, Kellogg’s Low Fat Granola (without raisins)Pillsbury Buttermilk Waffles (frozen), Jell-O Pudding Snacks Chocolate Flavor, Frito-Lay Tostitos Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips* have in common aside from being such all time American favorite goodies? All of them are guilty of having trans fat, […]


A Healthy Guide To Good Nutrition

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Whether you are at your ideal weight or striving to reach your weight goal is it simply a matter of burning more calories than you take in? The answer, I suggest, is no! Overall body health improvement as well as weight gain or loss must be factored in to the equation or you could be […]


Whats Cool About Coconuts

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A switch to a raw, vegan, natural foods lifestyle requires a little creativity and a lot of getting used to. It may feel at first as if we are giving up more than we are gaining. When I became a ‘raw dude’ I expanded my tastes by experimenting and trying different foods that I previously […]


All About Fats

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With the low carbohydrate craze, many people have turned their attention to fats. They eat more of it and think its fine. Depending on what kind of fat you are consuming and how much of it you take in, fats can be beneficial or detrimental to your health. There are three main types of fat. […]


Keep Fit With Essential Fatty Acids

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Why should I increase my Omega fatty acid intake? Our intake of essential fatty acids has changed radically in the last century. Our ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 should be close to 1:1, but it is now over 10:1 and up to 20:1. This is due to the addition of corn, sunflower, safflower, sesame and […]


Is Saturated Fat In Coconut Good For Your Heart Health

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You probably know that saturated fats are bad fats that can cause all kinds of heart related diseases. Did you know that and the humble coconut oil has 92% saturated fats? Then why is it that there are many advocates of taking coconut oil as a health supplement? Isn’t that contradictory? Supporters of virgin coconut […]


What Good And Bad Fat Can Do To Your Health

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THE FAT TYPES AND THEIR EFFECTS High consumption of fat or of the combination fat and carbohydrates causes obesity, heart disease and other health problems. However the different types of fat have very different effects on the health. Here is a survey of the different fat categories and their effects: Mono-unsaturated fat – This type […]


Treat Acne With Essential Fatty Acids

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Whilst scientists do not fully understand the cause of acne, the role of essential fatty acids in the body, including the skin, is reasonably understood. This understanding has led to some scientists and natural health practitioners looking at the effects and benefits of essential fatty acids for skin conditions such as acne. Udo Erasmus is […]