Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Now!

A new study suggests that people who eat a minimum of 7 servings a day significantly increase life span The study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, tracked the fruit and vegetable consumption of 65,000 adults in the UK between 2001 and 2008. While the participants Read more [...]

Why You Need Superfoods for a Stronger Immune System

When we feel strong and healthy, we don't even think about the hard work our immune system performs on a daily basis to keep our body balanced and free of sickness and disease. However in this day and age, with the ever-present risk of colds, flu and now the increasing danger of Ebola, we cannot afford Read more [...]

Nuts About Nuts: Why Nut Eaters Live Longer Lives

A new study associates peanuts and tree nuts with life extension. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November, found that rates of mortality decreased with each additional serving of nuts consumed on a daily and weekly basis, with one serving of nuts equaling 1oz. When Read more [...]

The Okinawan Diet – Can You Live to See a Century?

The latest research says the Japanese are more likely to reach 100 years old. A recent article in The Guardian asks why. Just last month, the oldest man in the world, Jiroemon Kimura, passed away near Kyoto at the ripe old age of 116. Its no coincidence that the new record holder, 115 year old Misao Read more [...]

How Your Height and Waist Can Influence Your Health

Waist-to-height ratio 'more accurate than Body Mass Index' to predict life expectancy, by Travis Illian, Ph.D. Keep a close eye on your waist-to-height ratio! According to experts, you should try to keep your waist less than half the length of your height. If you don’t, expect to dramatically shorten Read more [...]

Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss & Health – The China Study, Part 2

Continued from The China Study, Part 1 - The Connection Between Nutrition and Disease, by Christopher Daniels According to its author T. Colin Campbell, in order to fully appreciate the importance of the China Study it is essential to understand the nature of the rural Chinese Diet. In America, Read more [...]

Is Fasting a Healthy & Safe Way to Lose Weight?

Contrary to the modern era of instant gratification in which we live, the discipline of fasting is biologically programmed into our cellular DNA. Just like animals in the wild, humans evolved at a time when food was scarce, experiencing periods of both feast and famine. For this reason, our bodies Read more [...]

The Connection Between Nutrition & Disease

"He who does not know food, how can he understand the diseases of man?" - Hippocrates (460-357bc) The most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted exposes the inescapable fact that large food companies are making billions of dollars while making us all sick. America spends more on health care Read more [...]

Superfoods to Help You Age Well

The new Greens Plus Vanilla Chai Superfood is packed with high-ORAC spices that support brain function for aging well. Just one 8.9g scoop is the Antioxidant Equivalent of 29 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables. In addition to spices, the combination of herbs and sea vegetables help keep cells Read more [...]

Avocado Eaters Live Healthier Lives

Did you know Avocados can improve the quality of your life? A study published in the January 2013 issue of Nutrition Journal reviewed data, ranging from 2001 to 2008, from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), an on-going Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) project that Read more [...]