New Year’s Resolution: Eat REAL Food

New Year’s Resolution: Eat REAL Food

More Than Half of All Americans Are Chronically Ill The cost of health care in the US has increased over the past year accounting for 17% of GDP. But even though the US spends more than $3-T on health care each year, it is the worst performing system ranked by multiple aspects of healthcare. The […]

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

The findings are scheduled to be presented Saturday at an American Heart Association meeting, in Philadelphia. Grab & Go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you do not want; heart disease. About 55% of Americans’ daily calories come from […]

Make No Mistake, Fake Meat Is Junk Food, Health is Not Driving the ‘Meat Makeover’

Make No Mistake, Fake Meat Is Junk Food, Health is Not Driving the ‘Meat Makeover’

$BYND Ultra-processed foods typically have 5 or more ingredients, many of which are not commonly found in home kitchens. This describes the Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger, including fake blood processed from genetically engineered yeast to mimic the taste and texture of real beef. The junk food industry has a new product they are offering […]

This is TRE, aka Time Restricted Eating

This is TRE, aka Time Restricted Eating

The Big Q: What is TRE that we have all be hearing about? The Big A: Time-restricted eating is just what it sounds like. It is a form of intermittent fasting where you eat all of your meals for the day within a restricted window of time, ranging from 2-8 hours. That means you are […]

Ax Added Sugars From Your Diet

Ax Added Sugars From Your Diet

FLASH: Finally, people are getting the message about the dangers of sugar. Fully, 70% of Americans have cut back on foods high in added sugars aka processed foods, that according to a survey by the International Food Information Council Foundation, but there is a long way to go. A Key ways to reduce your sugar […]

Eat This Food, Risk Early Death

Eat This Food, Risk Early Death

FLASH: New Study Finds New Link Between Processed Foods and Early Death A new study offers new evidence a diet full of junk food and other highly processed foods could be linked to an early death. The researchers in the NutriNet-Santé Study,with lead researcher Laure Schnabel, MD, MSc, of the University of Paris, published their […]

Lose That Weight, Keep It Off

Lose That Weight, Keep It Off

When trying to lose weight, even if it’s 10 or 20 lbs getting started is the hardest thing to do. But, for those who are truly obese, with 100’s of pounds to lose before getting to a healthy or ideal weight, the prospects of years of lifestyle changes is daunting.  Facing that kind of challenge, […]

Obesity Augurs Risk to National Security

Obesity Augurs Risk to National Security

Obesity Augurs Risk to National Security Fully, 31% of our youth in the United States are disqualified from military service due to obesity, and the epidemic is now “posing a threat to our nation’s security as well,” says the law enforcement nonprofit Council for Strong America’s “Mission: Readiness” project. “Obesity has long threatened our nation’s health,” a report […]

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs Anthocyanins Protect Lung Health Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, phytonutrients found in most fruits and vegetables. There are more than 6,000 unique flavonoids, but as a group, they’re most well-known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been found to lower the risk of many chronic conditions […]

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices Herbs and cooking spices contain a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, and help maximize the nutrient density of our  meals. Every time we flavor our meals with herbs or spices we are “upgrading” our food without adding a single calorie. In fact, on a per gram fresh […]

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity There is lots of research showing that fasting has a beneficial impact on longevity, and there are a number of mechanisms contributing to this effect. Normalizing insulin sensitivity is a Key one, but fasting also inhibits the mTOR pathway, which plays an important part in driving the aging […]

Cancer Linked to Ultra-Processed Foods

Cancer Linked to Ultra-Processed Foods

Cancer Linked to Ultra-Processed Foods Thursday, Scientists suggested on a link between cancer and “ultra-processed” foods such as cookies, fizzy drinks and sugary cereals, and virtually all fast food offerings, some nutritional experts cautioned against reading too much into the study results. Researchers from France and Brazil used data from nearly 105,000 French adults who […]

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well A healthy diet may  very well translate into a healthier old age. The scientists followed close to 1,000 men and women in England, who were born in March 1946, throughout their adulthood. Those people who ate more fruits, vegetables and whole-grain cereals, and fewer highly processed foods throughout adulthood did […]

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity Many studies suggests that chemicals added to breakfast cereals and other common processed food products are adding to America’s obesity crisis, but showing exactly how the process happens has been difficult. Now scientists at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles have solved the problem. The researchers tested 3 chemicals that […]

It is Not Difficult to Eat Healthy All of the Time, Just Do It!

It is Not Difficult to Eat Healthy All of the Time, Just Do It!

It is Not Difficult to Eat Healthy All of the Time, Just Do It! Some find it hard to eat healthy all the time, but making small improvements by choosing healthier foods regularly is likely to boost one’s chances of living longer and livelier a new study reveals. The report in the New England Journal […]

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen An article published by CNN Health is a reminder us that the connection between the brain’s nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex drives intentional actions, such as deciding whether we will take another bite of chocolate cake, or not. The prefrontal cortex also activates […]

Left Wing PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) Employees Crying Over Trump Victory

Left Wing PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) Employees Crying Over Trump Victory

Left Wing PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) Employees Crying Over Trump Victory $PEP The head of PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) said Thursday her employees are in tears over Donald Trump’s victory in the Presidential election, and people are asking if they will be safe. CEO Indra Nooyi, a supporter of Democrat Hillary Clinton, said she has fielded a lot of […]

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You $KHC, $MDLZ The Big Q: Lactose intolerant? Not to worry, there are many cheeses lactose intolerant people can tolerate as most of the lactose is removed during the cheese making process. There is a major difference between natural cheese and processed “Cheese Food” however. Natural cheese is […]

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight Besides eating plenty of carotenoids-rich vegetables, Organic pastured egg yolks and omega-3 and astaxanthin-rich wild Alaskan Salmon, another really important dietary aspect is to normalize your blood sugar, as excessive sugar in your blood can pull fluid from the lens of your eye, affecting your ability to focus. It […]

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity $MON, $CAG, $KO, $PEP, $MCD Junk food is directly tied to the nation’s growing obesity crisis, it is heavily subsidized by the federal government, which makes sure it is cheap and plentiful, according to a new study. Junk foods (processed), including high-carb breads, cookies, donuts, sugary drinks, pizza, […]

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health The food industry uses tactics to create misleading data and other sales techniques, but it does not change the fact that junk food is bad for us. People who ate a diet focused on Mac & Cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise and microwavable meals with unhealthy […]

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans When analyzed the actual amount of food in the government dietary patterns, are the same old one “done over”. They all consist of about 55% carbohydrates, 32 to 34% fat, and they recommend most of the same foods. There are different nutritional needs for children. Women respond […]

Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned GMO food has been touted as the savior of the world; feed the hungry, make farming more profitable and minimize the use of pesticides, and it is safe. Lots of scientists have confirmed that GMO food is safe for consumption despite the public’s support for restrictions on such food […]

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet Being slim is not necessarily proof of being healthy. Metabolic dysfunction can strike anyone not following an really healthy diet. Carrying excess weight almost always guarantees one will suffer health problems. And so, this is why childhood obesity is a grave concern, as obese children […]

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All The Big Q: What happens when you drink Soda? Soda is on the list of the worst foods and drinks people can consume. A 20-oz bottle of Soda contains the equivalent of 16 teaspoons of sugar, typically in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). The […]

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China The European Union (EU) hopes to export more agro-products to China, a senior EU official said Friday ahead of a trade promotion trip to China. China is a crucial market for EU agro-products and has seen considerable growth in recent years, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural […]