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Optimal Nutrients for Health and Fitness

How surprising it can be to some of us to learn that the normal portions for the foods we eat are usually twice the size and amount we should be consuming. This is not entirely our own fault. We are surrounded by a constant barrage of eat, drink, and be merry messages...

Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

For the last several decades, healthy eating has been equated with consuming low fat foods. However, it is not absolutely true that a diet low in fat is the most healthy diet. For instance, some studies reveal that certain fats can reduce the risk of strokes or heart...

The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Underneath its hard surface, the oil of the coconut is swimming with vitamins, minerals, fat, and antioxidants that promote and protect our health.  The oil of the coconut has been feeding and healing people for several thousand years and this tradition continues...

The Safety of Our Food

With recalls of various foods from grocery shelves and from freezers and cupboards, many of us are rightly concerned about the safety of the food we consume. Even vegetables, which we are told to eat five servings of a day for our health, have made it onto recent...

The Benefits of Krill Oil

You may have read about or heard how fish oil can help improve your health. Fish oil contains antioxidants and substances like, Omega 3, a mineral known to have health benefits for the brain, heart, immune system, and the body. The waters of the earth are home to many...

The Importance of Filtered Water for Cooking

Most people by now have heard that filtering your water for drinking is healthier than drinking water straight from the tap, this is because the water that comes from your kitchen sink contains impurities. Things like microscopic organisms, and metals from ground...