Tag: nuts

The Key Principles of Nutrition

A lot of people think that eating a healthful diet requires a lot of time and it also tends to be quite expensive, so that they give up before they even try, worried at the idea of regular trips to the farmer’s market to select fresh organic, local and seasonal food only, and then spending…


How to Prevent Blood Sugar and Triglyceride Spikes after Meals

standard American meals rich in processed junk and meat and dairy lead to exaggerated spikes in sugar and fat in the blood this generates free radicals and the oxidative stress triggers a biochemical cascade throughout our circulation damaging proteins in our body inducing inflammation crippling our artery function thickening our blood and causing a fight-or-flight…


WHY it’s so important to read food labels!

Hi this is Neily on Nutrition. I was in one of those big box technology stores not long ago and you know you’re standing in line and there are just rows and rows of point of purchase items. They’re meant for you to buy them. Impulse type buys. Well I’m standing there and there’s a…


How to Get Enough Niacin From Food | Chris Masterjohn Lite #137

Here’s how to get enough niacin from food. Hi, I’m Dr. Chris Masterjohn of chrismasterjohnphd.com. And this is Chris Masterjohn Lite, where the name of the game is “Details? Shmeetails. Just tell me what works!” And today we’re going to talk about getting niacin from food. So, the first question is how much do we…


More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases

“More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases” In my annual presentation last year, I ran through the 15 leading causes of death, exploring the latest science on the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our top 15 killers. Or, if you remember actually, our top…


Nuts and Obesity: The Weight of Evidence

“Nuts and Obesity: The Weight of Evidence” Nuts are packed with nutrition, but they’re also packed with calories. Why then don’t nuts seem to make people fat? This was a review published back in 2007 looking at about 20 clinical trials that had been done on nuts and weight and not a single one showed…


Are avocados health-promoting?

“Are Avocados Health-Promoting?” I’ve covered high-fat plant foods in the past, such as nuts, which are health-promoting; coconut oil, which is not so health-promoting, but what about avocados? 75% calories from fat, but good for you nonetheless? Neither good nor bad? Or, something we should consider avoiding? Well, rats fed the human equivalent of 200…


Olive Oil and Artery Function

“Olive Oil and Artery Function” The relative paralysis of our arteries for hours after eating fast food and cheesecake may also occur after olive oil. Olive oil was found to have the same impairment in endothelial function as the rest of these high-fat meals. Sausage and Egg McMuffin was the worst, but olive oil wasn’t…


Changing the World’s Health One Nut at a Time – The Brothers Nuts Story

Jordan: Hi. I’m Jordan Rubin with Ancient Medicine Today brought to you by draxe.com. And we have a great program for you today. We have wellness entrepreneur, Austin Majors. And we’re going to talk about nuts. We’re also going to talk about a company that you want to take notice of and it’s called Brothers…


Are Green Smoothies Bad for You?