Carbs. They can be a bountiful source of energy for some and a bad five-letter word to others.
In terms of food, carbohydrates work as fuel for our brain and energy for our muscles.
There are some types of carbohydrates that work against the body whe... Read More
In the world of health and nutrition, there is a lot of confusion surrounding carbohydrates. For instance, an athlete—like a long distance runner—may carb load as a major source of energy before a big race.
This is a good scientifically proven a... Read More
If you look online, you will likely see numerous sites and articles extolling the health benefits of red wine vinegar. The information you will most likely find will say something about how red wine vinegar can promote weight loss, help manage diabet... Read More
Sugar is an eternal dilemma for the health conscious. On the one hand, it is empty calories and does little to help your overall well-being. On the other hand, sugar is so dang tasty. It is natural, then, to look for ways to get your sugar fix while ... Read More
Food is good for you and many doctors advise that you eat regularly. Unfortunately, eating can sometimes cause distress and disruptions to people with more sensitive digestive systems. Perhaps you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, or... Read More
Whether in spice, extract, or raw root, there are many purported health benefits of eating ginger. Ginger root or powder has a long pedigree in cultural medicine traditions, but this alone does not actually mean anything. True, some modern medicines ... Read More
One of the difficulties in finding sound advice for staying healthy is that there is a great deal of bunk floating around, to put things mildly. This can take the form of diet fads, miracle foods, and in some cases, the idea that microwaving food is ... Read More
How could I not talk about this week’s presidential debate? I know I’m no political pundit and you don’t subscribe to this e-newsletter to read about politics, but man, was that something. And, more importantly, it does demonstrate an important... Read More