Tag Archives: Nutrition

Leafy Greens and Heart Disease

A new study out of Harvard University shows that diets high in the mineral magnesium seem to reduce the incidence of sudden cardiac failure – at least in women. So where do you get magnesium in your diet? Greens. Continue reading

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Iron Absorption on a Vegan Diet – Part I

There are many who believe that plants lack iron and therefore vegans are likely to become anemic. While it is true that anemia seems to be more common in the vegan population, it is not for a lack of iron … Continue reading

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Meat Meets Science

As most of you know, meat is not the healthiest thing you can eat. Yes, it’s got plenty of protein, vitamin B12, iron and a few other trace minerals, but it also come packed with a host of health comprising components. Continue reading

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Do Cows Need Protein?

The dairy industry has discovered that cows don’t need that much protein and in fact, they fare much better with less in their diets. Oh, if only there was a “human industry” to get to the bottom of how to best grow a healthy human being for as little money as possible ;) Continue reading

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Is Organic Produce Better For You?

n order to be a good secret agent you have to know how to create an effective smoke screen. Apparently, such agents are hard at work creating such a distraction in their fight against organic foods. The main reason to choose organic food is the lack of potentially toxic chemical residue on the skin of the produce Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Might Be Good For You – Reports New Study

After all this time eating a vegan diet, it has never occurred to me that fruits and vegetables might actually improve my health. It just seems too radical an idea to stomach. There’s no way mom could have been right about eating my veggies. Continue reading

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Pre-Race Regimen – The Night Before An Event

Everyone has a pre-race routine. After extensive research and testing I have come up with a “day before the race” regimen for optimum performance. Continue reading

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