Crowding (Cutting) Out the Unhealthy Stuff

The idea of crowding out the unhealthy food on your plate with more fruits and vegetables is another of those “dieting” concepts that appear on the scene on a consistent basis. Introduced around a decade ago, crowding out was considered to be one of the best and healthiest ways to diet. Some considered it toContinue reading “Crowding (Cutting) Out the Unhealthy Stuff”

Sensational Selenium

Okay, you may immediately ask yourself what makes a trace mineral such as selenium so sensational. Fair enough, so let’s begin with 3 points extrapolated from a 2019 study that describes selenium as . . . fascinating: Essential for the proper functioning of all organisms Protective against damage from free radicals Important for maintaining homeostasisContinue reading “Sensational Selenium”

Proper Nutrition for You and Your Microbiota

You may wonder why you have to consider feeding not only yourself but your microbiota. Or is it your microbiome? It’s time for a defining moment. The fact of the matter is that microbiome and microbiota continue to be used interchangeably to mean the different kinds of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses and other microorganisms thatContinue reading “Proper Nutrition for You and Your Microbiota”

The Internal Time Clock

Have you ever wondered what humans did before the external telling of time and the gadgets that followed: sundials, clocks, watches, iPhones, etc. When considering the circadian clock and its rhythm of time is built into every cell and organ in our bodies, it’s as though technology has been trying to catch up to whatContinue reading “The Internal Time Clock”

The Need for Enzymes

One of the most recently rebranded supplements in the USA is PrepZymes, a dietary supplement that supports digestive health. Its combination of nine cultured enzymes, alpine wild garlic and papaya puts the “prep” in PrepZymes, preparing effective backup for your body’s own supply of beneficial enzymes. “Each one of us is given a limited supplyContinue reading “The Need for Enzymes”