Category Archives: Brain Health

Anxiety & Depression – Chemical Imbalance or Dietary Disaster?

The awareness campaigns for depression are bothersome. Which may seem like a cold-hearted comment for anyone dealing with it, or anyone that has a friend or family member dealing with it, but not when you take a look at what’s causing it. Perhaps frustrating would have been a better word than bothersome, as the main…

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From Chronic Inflammation to Chronic Disease – 10 Ways to Prevent It

Not all inflammation is bad; as the very reason our body has an inflammatory response is to protect and heal itself. Whether that’s swelling, warmth, and redness for an acute injury, or the secretion of T-cells to destroy harmful pathogens. But chronic (or systemic) inflammation is bad. Since unlike burns, cuts, breaks, and bruises, or…

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10 Benefits of Low-Carb You Don’t Get With Other Diets

1. A Low Carb Diet Lets You Eat as Much as You Want (Forget Calories) Calories might matter when it comes to losing “weight” but not when it comes to losing strictly fat. This is because without carbohydrates we keep insulin down and prevent fat storage. But more importantly, we promote fat burning, since low…

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High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia) AGEs The Body

Individuals with hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) but no prior history of diabetes, is more common than you may think. Not only because most North Americans are consuming far too many high-glycemic carbohydrates at far too many meals, but because a large percentage of the population is insulin resistant. A high fasting glucose level (>125mg/dl or…

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Herbs And Spices – 7 Buying/Storing Tips & 13 DIY Blends

Though herbs and spices have tremendous health benefits (outlined here and here), they’re not all created equal.  And similarly, they don’t all remain equal – depending on where you store them and how you treat them. The good is, it’s not that complicated or difficult to implement.  And the better news is, it’s going to…

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Herbs And Spices – My Top 10 List For Spices

As previously discussed, herbs and spices are some of the most nutritious foods. With most nutrient density scales and indexes placing them at (or near) the top of the chart – just under organ meats.  And many of them providing FAR MORE antioxidants than fruits and vegetables – on a per-weight, or gram-per-gram basis. The…

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Herbs And Spices – My Top 10 Herbs For Health

This is a long post, so I’ll cut to the chase. Herbs and spices are among the most nutrient dense foods on the planet, and they’re packed with powerful essential oils that kill bacteria, boost antioxidant protection, and prevent disease. Try adding a few of the top 10 herbs mentioned below (and top 10 spices…

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5 Servings/Day or 1 Serving/Month – The Real Nutrient-Dense Food

We’re told that healthy eating involves plenty of fruits and vegetables. Which I can totally get behind, if it comes right after Make Animal Protein Mandatory.  Or better yet, Make Animals Mandatory… …and definitely DON’T eliminate them! Realistically, eating animals should be the priority. As they’re not only the reason we have the big brain…

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