Seeds are probably the most important food to have in your diet, for many reasons. In India, they aren’t just used for seasoning, they’re a staple!
Is MCT Oil a Scam?
For a long time, I thought so. But recent evidence has me rethinking that conclusion. MCT Oil does leave out an important nutrient for the immune system (lauric acid). But for weight loss and brain fuel, it seems that MCT Oil does have the edge.
The Incredibly Healthy Foods of India
Indian dishes are incredibly healthy, nutritious, filling, and satisfying. Even the vegetarian ones! This write-up is a short introduction to the subject.
What’s Wrong with Fructose?
Highly concentrated dietary fructose is a major problem, and major corporations put it everywhere. Here’s what you need to know to prevent health problems.
What’s Wrong with High Fructose Corn Syrup?
High Fructose Corn Syrup was introduced into the American Food Supply in the 1970’s, at roughly the same time as partially hydrogenated oils. Since then, we’ve had epidemic levels of obesity, the highest rates of disease, and the lowest life expectancy of any industrialized nation. Those facts are not a coincidence.
What’s Wrong with Interesterified Oils?
To be honest, we don’t yet know for sure. If you’re consuming them, you’re part of a 40-year social experiment to find out.
What’s Wrong with Mono- and Di-Glycerides?
If you ask a biologist, the answer is “nothing at all”. But wait until you find out how food manufacturers are using those terms to sneak
trans fats into your diet — quietly sabotaging your health in their quest for profit. (This article also contains information on BHA and BHT.)
What’s Wrong with MSG?
MSG is not good for you. It precipitates auto-immune diseases, especially in combination with gluten intolerance.
Why You Want MSM
MSM is a naturally occurring sulfur compound. The only bio-available form of sulfur, it is a macro-mineral that is needed for healing and growth.
The Importance of Olive Oil
The following material is derived from Dr. Robert Erdmann’s book, Fats that Can Save Your Life (BioScience, Port Orchard, WA, 1990). It is relevant to anyone who consumes fat as part of their diet. The section on refining is pp 66-69.