Today, researchers are discovering more and more information that indicates there is a link between poor nutrition and health problems. If you think about it, if poor nutrition contributes to things such as cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, then why wouldn’t proper nutrition contribute to good health? You may also wonder what good nutritionRead More →

The majority of foods eaten by the typical American are usually acid-producing. Acid-producing foods include such things as meat, sugar, and cereals, as well as processed foods. Whether a food is alkaline or an acid food has nothing to do with the actual pH of the food itself. For instance, oranges, lemons, and limes are consideredRead More →

If you’re familiar with mushrooms, you may know there are many varieties, and they add a distinctive flavor often described as earthy. Yet, they are more than tasty morsels. According to a study published in the international journal Appetite they appear to be as satisfying as beef but contain alot fewer calories and that means you mayRead More →

People often think animal protein is much more nutritious than plant protein. That is because animal protein contains ALL the necessary essential amino acids whereas it takes more effort to obtain it from plant sources, and essential amino acids must come from dietary sources because they cannot be produced by the body. However,Read More →

If you’ve heard of quinoa you might think it’s a grain, but it’s not. In fact, it often gets miscategorized as a grain, despite the fact it’s a seed and a relative of leafy green vegetables, such as Swiss chard or spinach. Quinoa originated in South America, and the Incas regarded itRead More →