August 7, 2009 A unique group of saturated fats known as medium-chain fatty acids, which are found in both mother’s milk and coconut oil, offer an array of potential health benefits. Monolaurin, the medium-chain fatty acid in coconut oil, is broken down in the body and mostly used for energy production. This means that it […]
July 24, 2009 The red meat myth is a travesty that all health-conscious Americans will want to hear about. I have found a number of websites to be especially useful. I will pass each along to you in coming months, so keep an eye out each Friday. Here is #1. Debbie and I recently visited […]
It’s believed that CLA’s (conjugated linoleic acids) suppress the formation of cancer cells and reduce vascular blockage. I boost my intake of CLA’s by eating the following… Meadowviewfarmmaine.com
July 10, 2009 1) “Carbs, not fat, are the cause of excess weight.” 2) “The more carbs we consume the more fat we will store.” 3) “If you actually look at the fat content of a piece of red meat (or eggs or bacon) you’ll find that the principal fat is not saturated fat- which […]
If your dog’s on board with the amaranth, millet and quinoa, non-allergenic-grains food produced by El Cajon Oalif’s Solid Gold, your dog’s living like a king. Omega-3 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory. Omega-6 fatty acids are pro-inflammatory. Solid Gold uses flaxseed (I grind my own fresh every day) and canola oils. They have the perfect ratio […]
I agree with Variety’s John Anderson who said that Food Inc. “does for the supermarket what ‘Jaws’ did for the beach.” I own an array of books by two of the movie’s key players, Joel Salatin and Michael Pollan. Both Joel and Michael are first rate. Do not miss Food Inc.
Medical researchers have found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet, combined with environmental pollutants and stress, can lead to a buildup of toxins in the body collectively known as chronic degenerative disease.
I use New Chapter’s turmeric and ginger grown at the company’s organic farm in Costa Rica.
“Scientists have identified a substitute to red wine called Resveratrol that they believe might do more than just protect the heart but could, in very high concentration, significantly extend life by preventing a number of age-related illnesses.”