Meat consumption has nearly doubled in the United States in the last Century. Americans eat three times as much meat as global average, 274 pounds per year. That is the second highest in the world, surpassed only by Hong Kong. The three types of meat most often eaten in the United States, are processed meat, … Continue reading Is Meat Good Or Bad For You?
High Fat Diets and Heart Disease
There is evidence from research and from personal testimonies, that low-carb, high fat diets (LCHF), can help with weight loss and with the management of various medical conditions. Many of those on high fat diets are fit and experience robust health, so what could go wrong? The question being raised here is, what are the … Continue reading High Fat Diets and Heart Disease
Do Plant Toxins Make Vegan Diets Risky?
It is common knowledge that fruits and vegetables must be included in our diet, to receive all the nutrients, our bodies need. But eating plants isn't without a risk, they contain toxins, that can damage our health. Those, who adopt plant based / vegan diets are more at risk, since they consume plants in large … Continue reading Do Plant Toxins Make Vegan Diets Risky?
The Best Vaccine Is Healthy Food…
... I used to say half jokingly, when flu seasons came around. Except for a few, most people would roll their eyes upon hearing that. What I have learned from the two year Covid crisis, was that my half-hearted statements of the past were true. I work as a massage therapist in a high risk … Continue reading The Best Vaccine Is Healthy Food…
How I Protect Myself From Viral and Spike Protein Shedding
[Disclaimer: I am sharing my personal routine, this is not medical advice and not intended to replace recommendations from your medical professionals.] Viral shedding is the process of expulsion of a virus from the body into the environment, where it can lead to infections, a "person to person" transmission. Covid vaccines are non-sterilizing, that means … Continue reading How I Protect Myself From Viral and Spike Protein Shedding
Health and Vitality Through Stretching
The two activities that usually come to mind for achieving greater health and wellness are diet and exercise. "We are what we eat", thus our eating habits play the most significant role in health and disease. "Use it, or lose it", exercise is great way of maintaining a healthy body and mind. Regular stretching has … Continue reading Health and Vitality Through Stretching
The Power of Green Vegetables
There are many differences of opinion among nutrition experts and proponents of various diets, but the one thing they all agree on is, that green, leafy vegetebles are one the healthiest, most nutrition dense foods on the planet. | Misinformation on Diet and Nutrition | Lettuce, broccoli, kale, brussel sprouts, bok choy, spinach and arugala are … Continue reading The Power of Green Vegetables
The 98% Diet – Healthy and Fulfilling
A few years ago I became aware, that animal based foods were a risk factor for a number of diseases. Being concerned about my health, I decided to switch to a plant based diet. As I began to learn cooking without meat and dairy, I was pleasantly surprised to find a great variety dishes, a … Continue reading The 98% Diet – Healthy and Fulfilling
How Much Water Should I Drink in a Day?
Everyone is aware of the importance of hydration, what is the ideal amount of water to drink, isn't an easy question to answer. In the early 90's, doctor's recommendation was to drink 8 cups of water per day. That's 64 ounces, or 2 quarts. Many people were seen carrying jugs of water with them at … Continue reading How Much Water Should I Drink in a Day?
6 Aspects of Healthy Eating
Diet and nutrition are complex subjects, finding the best approach to developing healthy eating habits can be challenging. There are many conflicting opinions and research can be sketchy, many studies are funded by the industries that produce the foods being studied. There is a lot of money to be made in selling diet plans as … Continue reading 6 Aspects of Healthy Eating