To counter the typical American diet, we can boost our omega-3 intake for better health. We all need essential fatty acids - omega-6 and omega-3 - for our bodies to function properly. Both are polyunsaturated fatty acids that the body cannot make adequately on its own. So we must get them from our diet. But most of us get too much omega-6 fatty acids. Primarily, these come from processed … [Read more...] about Boost Your Omega-3 Intake
Want a Sports Drink that Works as Hard as You Do?
Many of us reach for a sports drink when we exercise, work in the yard, or just spend a lot of time outside in the summer. We know we're going to sweat. But sweat isn't just water and salt. It's a mix of vital nutrients that our bodies need. If not replenished, our systems can become unbalanced, and our health can be compromised. The effects may be sudden, in the case of dehydration or heat … [Read more...] about Want a Sports Drink that Works as Hard as You Do?
Can a Nutritional Deficiency Cause Modern Disease?
Despite spending more on health care than the rest of the world, Americans are far from healthy. In fact, out of 11 high-income countries, the U. S. health care system ranks worst overall. It’s a national crisis, and a personal one. If your health is poor, how good can the rest of your life be? A fair share of the problem lies in what we’re putting in our bodies, such as inflammatory foods and … [Read more...] about Can a Nutritional Deficiency Cause Modern Disease?