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Nutrition

5 Compelling Reasons to Eat Avocados on a Regular Basis

How often do you include avocados in your weekly diet? I am sure you have heard that avocados are rich in fats and calories, but did you know they are also among the best foods to eat since they are full of nutrients and healthy [...]

By |2015-09-22T13:09:45-07:00September 22nd, 2015|Blog, News, Nutrition|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Shallots Or Why We Should Use Them More

I like shallots. Maybe because when living in France, I used to make a basic salad dressing with finely chopped shallots thrown into some olive oil, red wine vinegar and Dijon mustard. Recently, when we grew some nice organic shallots in our garden, I decided to [...]

By |2015-09-13T21:43:10-07:00September 13th, 2015|Blog, News, Nutrition|1 Comment

Totally Turmeric: Your Complete Guide

Turmeric is a very rich source of many essential vitamins (vitamin B6, C, E) and minerals (iron, potassium, manganese, zinc, copper, magnesium and calcium). Just a few grams of turmeric per day in the form of powder, crushed root or fresh root can provide sufficient [...]

By |2015-04-15T16:05:33-07:00April 15th, 2015|Blog, Nutrition|0 Comments

Organic Strawberries: How Important Is It To Spend Extra?

Buying Organic Is More Important For Some Products Than Others. There is nothing like the spring and summer months when supermarkets are filled with fresh fruits and vegetables. Local farmers markets are just beginning to open up, offering an abundance of fresh produce. When we [...]

By |2017-06-20T12:55:27-07:00April 12th, 2015|Blog, News, Nutrition|7 Comments

Fasting: Clinical Applications

In the process of doing research on fasting, one thing has become very clear; there is much more clinical scientific research being done on this subject now than ever before. And as you might expect, there are many theories for and against. Actually the "against" numbers [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:28:04-07:00March 28th, 2015|Blog, health, News, Nutrition|3 Comments

Turmeric: This Centuries Old Super Food Is Back

The scientific name for turmeric is curcuma longa, and actually belongs to the ginger family of root herbs. It is native to the sub-Himalayan region and is now widely grown in many tropical and sub-tropical regions as an important commercial crop. It has been used [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:42:21-07:00February 17th, 2015|Blog, News, Nutrition|0 Comments

Are we losing muscle mass while fasting?

I recently heard from someone that fasting is “stupid” because of the muscle loss that happens while fasting. I was thinking, really? After only 24-36 hours? And if so, then how much? Is this going to harm me in the long run? As I started [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:33:09-07:00January 18th, 2015|Blog, Fasting, health, Holistic Living, Nutrition|2 Comments

Fasting Update – January 6, 2015

As a result of our research on fasting and discussions with visiting relatives who are medical professionals, we were quite excited about trying it out for ourselves. We had never really fasted before in any systematic way so this was definitely going to be a [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:47:28-07:00January 9th, 2015|Blog, Life Style, Nutrition|9 Comments

Healing Of Our Bodies Can Begin With Fasting

We all enjoy eating and there is nothing wrong with it. But over the years we have started to eat much more than we need. There's nothing wrong with enjoying our food, but excess food on a continuous basis creates a burden for the body. [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:50:11-07:00January 6th, 2015|Blog, Holistic Living, News, Nutrition|4 Comments

What Is The Human Gut Microbiome?

The human gut microbiome is the bacterial ecosystem of our intestines. It affects our body’s capability to extract energy from our diet. Currently there is an absence of understanding generally about the importance of the gut microbiome’s role in health and well-being. Research suggests that gut–brain axis, a [...]

By |2019-04-09T18:54:30-07:00January 4th, 2015|Blog, News, Nutrition|0 Comments
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