Finally, national media coverage showing an accurate milk nutrition fact that Milk Does NOT Do the Body Good after a study from Sweden that followed a huge number of people (one study with 61,433 people and another with 45,339) for 20 years and showed that high milk intake (the current 3 glasses a day recommendation) was associated with a […]
A Plant-Based Diet and Diabetes Reversal Diabetes is a major public health problem of epidemic proportions. Eleven percent of the U.S. adult population has diabetes (up from 8 percent in 2007), and nearly one-third of those 65 and older have the disease. Uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to complications from head to toe, including stroke, loss […]
Vitamin B12 is an important subject to discuss for those following a vegetarian, vegan, or plant-based lifestyle. B12 supplements for vegans should be high on a priority list. As a matter of fact, it’s not just herbivores that need to give this nutrient some serious thought.
In every single Food for Life nutrition education and cooking class that I have ever taught, the question, “What’s the Big Deal with Eggs and Health?” always comes up. It’s a loaded question, concerning the nutritional value of eggs, that requires the separation of actual facts from industry-funded fiction. Nutritional Value of Eggs Let’s take […]
Do our genes load the gun and lifestyles pull the trigger? So many of us feel like victims of our gene pool. If Mom had breast cancer and Dad died from heart disease, we feel doomed. I used to feel that way too, because my family is riddled with chronic disease. But then I learned […]