The Truth About Saturated Fat (Part 1)

Part 1 of 3 By Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon Fats from animal and vegetable sources provide a concentrated source of energy in the diet; they also provide the building blocks for cell membranes and a variety of hormones and hormonelike substances. Fats as part of a meal slow down absorption so that we […]

The Truth About Saturated Fat (Part 2)

Part 2 of 3 (Part 1 , Part 3 ) By Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon Classification Of Fatty Acids By Length Researchers classify fatty acids not only according to their degree of saturation but also by their length.Short-chain fatty acids have four to six carbon atoms. These fats are always saturated. Four-carbon butyric […]

The Truth About Saturated Fat (Part 3)

Part 3 of 3 (Part 1 , Part 2 ) By Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon The Diet Dictocrats have succeeded in convincing Americans (and Australians – comment by Frank Riegel) that butter is dangerous, when in fact it is a valued component of many traditional diets and a source of the following nutrients: […]

Hydrogenated Oils Should be Avoided at All Costs

by Rich Stacel(NaturalNews) All processed chemicals that are used in foods have seriously detrimental effects on human health and energy levels and have no place in the modern human diet. To highlight this, let's take hydrogenated oils and see what this substance really is and why it's so incredibly bad for you. Hydrogenated oils are […]

The Great Fat Debate – Why Virgin Coconut Oil Is Best

Originally published by Teya Skae     There is so much media hype from the mainstream media and leading health authorities, including the naturopathic community, suggesting the many ill effects of consuming Trans Fatty Acids (TFA’s) that the topic of the Great Fat Debate deserves a closer look for the sake of our heath and […]

Green Lip Mussel Extract helps to fight arthritis

In Australia the extract from the New Zealand Green Lip Mussel (Perna Canaliculus) is sold under various brand names such as  “Mobilyzer” and others. Mobilyzer is a cold processed marine extract of the New Zealand Green Lip Mussel (Perna Canaliculus). This mussel, unique in nature, when properly processed has the ability to offer safe and […]

The 11 Best Foods You Aren’t Eating

  Nutritionist and author Jonny Bowden has created several lists of healthful foods people should be eating but aren’t. But some of his favourites, like purslane, guava and goji berries, aren’t always available at regular grocery stores. This revised list contains foods that are easy to find but don’t always find their way into our […]

The Dangers Versus the Benefits of Raw Milk: The Truth Exposed

  Originally published September 19 2008by Sheryl Walters (NaturalNews) If you read what the FDA says about raw milk, you would believe that you are jeopardizing your life by drinking it. They say (this is taken from their website): “Raw milk can harbor dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to you and your […]

Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Green Beans – Raising An Allergy Free Child

  by Roni Ellison (NewsTarget) It would seem, according to the journal of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, that children with diets over 40 grams (1/3 cup) of 'fruity vegetables' such as cucumber, tomato, eggplant, green bean and zucchini, were less likely to suffer with symptoms of childhood asthma. The study, which was conducted on 460 […]