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Nutrition

Bone Broth Benefits

by Maria Rickert Hong, CHHC Our ancestors knew about bone broth benefits, but we’ve gotten so out of touch with traditional foods that we don’t realize how healing something as simple as bone broth can be.

Nut Milks

by Raw Julia Do you buy almond milk? Ever thought of making your own nutritious nut milk? It’s easier than you may think. Soaking nuts and seeds starts the germination process and neutralizes the enzyme inhibitors, thus making them easier to digest.

Calorie Poisoning: A New Frontier in Nutrition Intervention

by Henri Roca, MD Conversations about healthy nutrition often end with the observation that eating healthy is expensive. This tends to be true and is in itself a disturbing observation on the nature of our food industry and agribusiness.

The New Nutrition Label

by Maria Rickert Hong, CHHC Proposed changes by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to nutrition labels on packaged foods make a positive and meaningful difference to our country’s health, at least to those who pay attention to food labels.

Food Interactions with Medicine

by Henri Roca, MD Our medical providers may not tell us about the interactions between food and medicines. These interactions can sometimes make the medication work less effectively or perhaps lead to increased medication levels in the body.

Spring Sprouts Recipes

by Raw Julia Sprouts are easy to grow year-round in your kitchen. They are inexpensive and densely nutritious.

Cutting Out Sugar: The Number One Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Health

by Maria Rickert Hong, Nutrition Coach I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – Sugar is addictive. Sugar activates the same pleasure centers in your brain that hard drugs like morphine and heroin do, and you get a dopamine rush from consuming it. No wonder it’s so hard to give up!