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What Are Carbohydrates

The dictionary (www.freedictionary.com/carbohydrate) defines carbohydrates as, "any of a group of organic compounds that include sugars, starches, cellulose, and gums and serves as a major energy source in the diet of animals. These compounds are produced by...

Choosing Healthier Animal By-Products

Research now shows that the animal by-products made from grass fed animals are healthier for us than the animal by-products that come from grain fed animals. Grass fed animal products have greater omega-3 fat compositions than the omega-3 fat compositions found in...

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...