Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Celery Is Not An Empty Food
by Kimberly Allen, RN Frequently celery is thought of as just one of those empty foods you eat when you’re trying to lose weight.  However, the truth is celery is not only a nutritional vegetable it also has many health benefits.  Celery powder is also frequently used as a... Read more
by Kimberly Allen, RN As more and more people are becoming more health conscious and concerned about the foods they consume “organic” and “natural” products are becoming more and more popular.  One of those ‘natural’ products that is growing in popularity is sea salt.  Sea salt is derived naturally... Read more
Dirty Bulking – Not As Dirty As You Think
by 3J Nutrition I believe it is time I addressed a misrepresentation that is common in the bodybuilding community when it comes to dirty bulking.  Working with many clients who range from the average joe to pro level bodybuilders, I have come to realize that many people are using... Read more
GAPS – Bridging Diet and Psychology
by Francesca Orlando, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an ASD, bi-polar disorder, a learning disability, or an autoimmune condition, or if you suffer from digestive distress, please know that there is hope for you yet. Thousands of people have healed thanks to... Read more
Glutathione – Master Anti-Oxident
by John Stone, CPT By now, most people are familiar with some of the body’s most important anti-oxidants, such as Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) and Vitamin E (gamma and alpha-tocopherol). There is however, an essential antioxidant that not only quenches free radicals in the body due to oxidation, but... Read more
The Truth About All Those Red Meat Studies
by Kimberly Allen, RN The controversy over whether or not eating meat is good or bad for your health has been going on for decades.  It has been the subject of countless studies, many with conflicting results.  While there’s no question that meat is a good source of quality... Read more
Faking The O – Organic Food Fraud
by Kimberly Allen, RN With the push to eat more healthy and fears of what the long term effects of eating foods from animals that have been injected with hormones or antibiotics as well as the fertilizers and pesticides used to produce more produce the umber of people turning... Read more
The Nuts and Bolts of the Mediterranean Diet

First of all, there is no one traditional Mediterranean diet. Do not let the books out there fool you. Traditionally, there are several different Mediterranean diets, depending on geographical location, seasonal availability of food, regional traditions, etc. The coastal regions have a diet higher in fish, while goat, sheep, and dairy products are more predominant in the mountains. The French enjoy duck confit and liver pate, while the Greek feast on chickpeas, lamb and stuffed grape leaves…

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The Magic of Mushrooms

Most people don’t think about nutrition, let alone medicine, when they think of mushrooms. They’re usually thinking about the flavor and texture mushrooms add to a wide variety of dishes. However, mushrooms have been been used for both food and medicinal purposes for thousands of years, and not just in fairy tales and cartoons…

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Make Nuts a Part of Your Diet

Nuts are an excellent example of good things coming in small packages. Nuts are one of the most nutrient packed foods we have. They are full of vitamins and minerals as well as protein and healthy fats…

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