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
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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 Role of Essential Fatty Acids in Health
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are good fats, they are called essential, because they are needed for many metabolic processes, but can not be synthesized in the body, they need to be ingested, taken in with food, or in form of supplements. When they were discovered in 1923, they were designated "Vitamin F", but later research … Continue reading The Role of Essential Fatty Acids in Health
Does Milk Really Do The Body Good?
Dairy has been a staple food for humans for the past 10 000 years. It is hard for most people to imagine living without it. Unfortunately that doesn't mean it is healthy. The dairy industry has done a superb job in the past 70 years, brainwashing generations of people into believing in dairy's benefits. It's … Continue reading Does Milk Really Do The Body Good?
3 Reasons for Misinformation on Diet and Nutrition
There are hundreds of diets, science has studied the effects of nutrition on health for at least a century, yet there is much confusion and misinformation in this area, that has such a great impact on people's lives. Some of my own friends and family members who are dedicated to achieve optimal health, express frustration, … Continue reading 3 Reasons for Misinformation on Diet and Nutrition
Plant Based Whole Food Diet
Nearly all of the most commonly occurring diseases - heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, auto-immune diseases, obesity - are result of the modern diet, rich in sugar, fat, heavily processed foods and animal based food products. Two third of American adults and one third of children are obese. Half of American adults have … Continue reading Plant Based Whole Food Diet
Which Diet is Best For Me?
In a study, 50 participants were on a Donut only diet for one month, after 30 days all reported significant weight loss, reduced symptoms of depression, diabetes, atherosclerosis, lower blood pressure, better sleep, less stress and increased libido. The groundbreaking study highlights the previously overlooked benefits of trans fats, refined sugar, salt and a range … Continue reading Which Diet is Best For Me?
Vegan Myths and Misconceptions
My goal isn't to advocate for a vegan diet, or for eating meat, just to raise a few interesting points and clarify a few common misconceptions, based on my own observations. About 2 years ago I became a vegetarian, then a year later went vegan. The main reason for the decision was simply health and … Continue reading Vegan Myths and Misconceptions