Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet

What is the Paleo Diet You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz lately about the Paleo Diet – a way of eating that mimics that of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. So what exactly is the Paleo Diet? When most of us see the word ‘diet’ we think about cutting calories and fat, but the Paleo Diet(…)

What Makes Essential Fatty Acids So Essential?

What Makes Essential Fatty Acids So Essential?

All of the fats we eat are more scientifically known as fatty acids. These fatty acids are necessary for a variety of metabolic functions and are also used to build some tissues. Our amazing bodies can breakdown different types of fats and use the pieces to create compounds it needs. However, there are two types(…)

Omega-3s Promote Good Heart Health

Omega-3s Promote Good Heart Health

For those with severe artery blockages, procedures like angioplasty, stenting or bypass surgery may be lifesaving. However, these procedures involve cutting into and then repairing the arteries, and this can lead to excessive inflammation and cause the artery to form scar tissue. When severe, this scarring of the arteries can cause permanent disability or death.(…)

Nutrition & Health Information for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

Nutrition & Health Information for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

Breastfeeding is widely accepted as the most complete form of nutrition for infants, providing a wide range of benefits for better growth and development. Breast-fed children are also more resistant to disease and infection early in life than children who are formula-fed. A woman’s body usually produces quality breast milk in abundance immediately after giving(…)

Living with Joint Pain

Living with Joint Pain

Millions of people around the world live with joint pain every single day. If you are experiencing pain from joint damage or other health problems, daily medication may provide some relief. However if you are concerned about side effects, or are interested in finding natural alternatives that may help you and your doctor reduce or(…)