Nutrition

12 Foods That Justify Being an Organic Snob

The truth is, organic food and consumer products can be and often are pricier than their conventional counterparts.   It seems quite ridiculous that products that are produced in a cleaner, more environmentally friendly manner are more costly but, I will save that discussion for another day. Even though buying organic is the best way to […]

Everything You Need to Know about Nutritional Cleansing
Lifestyle, Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know about Nutritional Cleansing

Say goodbye to the old way of cleansing- Say hello to nutritional cleansing.  The benefits of nutritional cleansing not only includes getting rid of harmful toxins to allow for better nutritional absorption, but also comes armed with essential amino acids crucial to adequate nutrition intake. This is a one-stop-shopping cleanse program that allows the whole […]

Sociopathic Traits of Endocrine Disrupters
Lifestyle, Natural Solutions, Nutrition, Personal Products

Sociopathic Traits of Endocrine Disrupters

Impulsive, manipulative and unreliable are all words that describe sociopathic behavior but these words can also be used to describe Endocrine Disrupters which are chemicals that mimic natural hormone processes causing overproduction or underproduction of natural hormones.  If that isn’t crazy enough they may also block the effects of a hormone from certain receptors (hormone […]

Lifestyle, Nutrition

You Are What You HEAT

We have all done it….you know the drill, place a food item in the microwave, press start, and then run for cover behind the wall to prevent the radiation from reaching you. But, do we REALLY need to duck and cover while heating our meals in the microwave? And if we find ourselves intuitively concerned […]

Vitamin D Deficiency
Lifestyle, Natural Solutions, Nutrition

Vitamin D Deficiency

Unless you have been living under rock, you know that health disparities exist. Health disparities refer to the differences between groups of people.  These differences can affect how frequently a disease affects a group.  I  have always been interested in how vitamin D deficiency in dark skinned people may contribute to disparate rates of illness […]

Chlorine Flavored Chicken, Any Takers?
Nutrition

Chlorine Flavored Chicken, Any Takers?

Have you ever opened a package of chicken and been overwhelmed by the smell of chlorine/bleach? Then you diligently wash every piece of chicken before cooking it only to find out after your first bite that the chicken tastes like chlorine? Well this has happened to me several times.  I started to research this and […]