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: […]

Vitamin A and Pregnancy

 Vitamin A – what is it and what does it do ? Vitamin A (retinol, retinal, retinoic acid) is found in apricots, carrots (through its precursor betacarotene), fish liver oils (cod, salmon, halibut), green leafy vegetables, kohlrabi, liver, mint, egg yolk. It is a fat soluble antioxidant and therefore requires fats for proper assimilation 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 […]

Soy reduces sperm count, says study

  Herald-Sun, Melbourne, Australia  From correspondents in Washington July 30, 2008 09:22am   EATING or drinking a lot of products containing soy and isoflavones can result in reduced sperm count among men, a Harvard study has shown. “There has been a lot of interest on whether soy affects fertility because many studies in animals suggest […]