Why Vaccines Aren’t Paleo

Didn’t the modern miracle of vaccines eradicate the plague and pestilence our Paleolithic ancestors succumbed to? Think again…

Paleo-oriented researchers, foodies, and clinicians seek to honor a wisdom in evolution that has been forsaken in the modern food era. Continue reading

Why Widespread Nutritional Deficiencies Are a Reality That Must Be Reckoned With

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Critics claim that vitamin supplements are a waste of money, as you can get all the nutrients you need from your diet, and that most people are not Continue reading

Chinese Herbs Prevent Hair Loss & Stimulate Natural Hair Restoration without the Need for Baldness Drugs

Chinese herbs have been used for centuries on their own and in conjunction with other alternative therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure and Ayurveda to prevent hair loss, re-grow hair and restore natural pigment to gray hair.

Hair loss has many causes, such as the genetic male pattern baldness Continue reading

This Nutrient Battles Six Cancers!

In part two of my look at the nutrient lycopene, we take aim at cancer. In fact, six different types of cancer. Found in rich amounts in tomatoes, lycopene may possess powerful cancer-preventative abilities.

Let’s start with a Harvard-based study that reviewed Continue reading

The Nutritious Food That Can Transform Your Health

If you’re worried about how many carbohydrates you eat, you’re worried about the wrong part of your diet. Don’t think about food in terms of carbs, focus instead on eating raw, whole foods. Fruits and vegetables offer the promise of optimal wellness. Their nutrients can spell the difference between enjoying great health or succumbing to chronic disease.

Complex Carbohydrates

To understand complex carbohydrates, think of long chains of the sugar molecules found in nearly all plant foods. The words starch, cellulose and lignin all refer to these long, relatively stiff chains of 300 to more than 1,000 sugar molecules (or even more) that are made by nature. A large amount of research has been performed trying to understand the effects that complex carbohydrate food has Continue reading

Read This Before You Go on a Diet

Your body loves micronutrients. It doesn’t need a lot of these essential dietary elements — trace amounts are enough. But without these small amounts, you’re in for all sorts of health problems, including added weight. Research has shown micronutrient deficiency to be scientifically linked to a higher risk of obesity and other diseases dangerous to your health.

In the latest health news, a study performed at the Department of Nutritional Research and Education in North Venice, Florida, shows that many popular diets are low in micronutrients — in other words, they may not be helping people to shed extra pounds at all.

The U.S. researchers noted Continue reading

Time for Enzymes

Health begins with healthy digestion, and healthy digestion depends on enzymes. You need a reliable supply of enzymes to ensure adequate digestion, absorption and use of food nutrients. Enzymes can also protect you against aging, chronic illness, infections, stress and fatigue.

Enzymes are the most exciting of the micronutrients. These specialized proteins enhance vital chemical reactions throughout your body. The actions of enzymes were just starting to be discovered in the 1800s when researchers learned that stomach secretions can digest meat Continue reading