The best food combining principles and why

We all know how specific foods can provide health benefits. (1) There is much research about food combining, and in fact, food combining was my first interest when I came into the field of nutrition at the age of 15. I then went to my local library to find the different digestive times of proteins,…

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Ulcerative Colitis Remission With Diet and Supplements

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes long-lasting inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract (1). The disease leads to malabsorption of nutrients, macro- or micronutrient deficiencies, severe weight loss, and osteoporosis [2-6]. The disease often begins gradually and may become worse over time. Most people who have ulcerative colitis have…

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5 Great Meals That Help Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Since the coronavirus had us locked down at home, we had to become more creative with the foods we make, especially with children. We had to opt for easy recipes that do not use too many ingredients but are still very tasty and full of nutrients. During this period I aimed to ensure that all…

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Epileptic Seizures – How Nutrition Can Help

For people suffering from epilepsy, a balanced whole-food, mostly plant-based diet, whereby eating a variety of foods from mostly plant food groups, is vital as this diet helps the body function at its best. It also helps reduce the frequency of seizures. Food choices and nutrient content of foods is also crucial for more control…

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Are Pea and Soy Protein Isolates Healthy Meat Alternatives?

The heightened popularity of vegetarian and plant-based diets has likely led to the increased availability of plant-based proteins, with the most popular being pea and soy proteins. What Are Pea and Soy Protein Isolates Soy protein isolate is a powder food that has been isolated from other ingredients of the soybean, making it 90-95% protein…

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How to stay healthy and sane during the coronavirus lockdown

The world is in crisis right now, but that doesn’t mean that you have to be in crisis as well. Most of us are stuck at home, which may be a real change. We cannot go out except for a local food store in some places. And even if you do get to the supermarket,…

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How To Help Your Body Heal From The Coronavirus

As the cases of coronavirus infection increase around the world, people want to take control back over their situation.  So is there something that can be done? The answer is YES! The symptoms of the coronavirus, which include fever, coughing, sneezing, and shortness of breath, are the precise mechanisms that help this virus spread so…

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7 Tips to Control Weight Gain While in COVID-19 Lockdown:

There currently are over 3 billion people around the world in coronavirus lockdown. Normal routines are cast aside, and regular activities are not possible. For most people, these unprecedented and unsettling circumstances lead to excessive visits to the refrigerator. Many people are complaining about weight gain because they are at home all day with nothing…

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Are Collagen Supplements Good for the Skin and Are They Healthy?

Collagen is a protein found in the human body, and it is the most abundant protein that most mammals have. It has several functions, but the most common one is as a component of connective tissues to support them. Connective tissues exist in many parts of the body parts like the muscles, ligaments, tendons, the…

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10 Nutritional And Lifestyle Recommendations That Can Reduce The Symptoms Of ADHD

Living with ADHD can be disruptive to everyday life, but its symptoms can be tamed with nutrition and a few lifestyle changes. The classical core symptoms of ADHD include short attention span, impulsivity, distractibility, and poor impulse control or hyperactivity (although not in all cases). I have personally found that these symptoms can be tamed through…

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How to Get Rid of Dandruff Naturally

Dandruff is the most common scalp disorder globally, which affects almost half of all people before the age of puberty, and usually, but not always subsides in people over the age of 50, with both genders affected equally. Research shows that keratinocytes, or surface skin cells that produce keratin, the main fibrous protein forming the…

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Are Microwaves Dangerous?

Though microwaves have existed since the end of the Second World War, people are still debating whether or not they are dangerous. According to US government estimates, around 90% of all households in the US have at least one microwave But what about their safety? Let’s look at the real effects of microwave ovens and…

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Reflections During The Holiday Season

The holiday season is a fun time to enjoy with family, to go shopping, a creative time for decorating, and cooking/baking. But it is also a time of reflection. It is a time to reflect on how well we did during the past year: Have we moved closer to the life of our dreams?  Have…

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How to Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk and Ensure Low PSA Levels

The prostate gland is an essential male reproductive system gland, and its disorders can affect a man’s quality of life and health. PSA, or prostate-specific antigen, is a type of protein made by healthy cells in the prostate, but it is also made by cancer cells in the prostate. For this reason, higher PSA levels…

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The Nutritional Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet – Summary

There ís a common misconception that a plant-based diet is not as good as a balanced diet, which usually involves eating a combination of meat and vegetables. The truth is quite the opposite.  A plant-based diet is more beneficial and has a higher nutritional value than a diet that includes meat. It is an undeniable…

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