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Are you taking the right nutritional supplement?

An important thing to understand about nutrition is that it is virtually impossible to be deficient in any one specific nutritional ingredient.  When one is looking for a specific type of nutritional deficiency, one is looking at a “predominant” nutritional deficiency. The predominant nutritional deficiency is the nutrient which is most obviously missing. There can be […]

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Are some Genetic Disorders Disguised Nutritional Deficiencies?

Genetic disorder or malfunction has become the “go to” explanation for the rise of disease. It is all too common in these days of rising heart, cardiovascular, and diabetic conditions, to blame it all on genes. And while this may be a factor in some cases, it is likely not the root cause. Genetics are […]

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Are Our Meals as Healthy as We Think They Are?

Most of us make an effort to eat what we think is a healthy meal. We really do. And those who prepare meals for the family, be they moms or dads, husbands or wives, all do their best to make it a nutritious and delicious meal. I think it is relatively safe to say that […]

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Misleading Food Studies

Just about every day, there is a new news article in every major newspaper’s health section, about the relative health benefit of some food substance or beverage. While these articles are interesting, they tend to lack scientific merit. It’s hard to say how this has become generally acceptable. I certainly couldn’t tell you why; I […]

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What Makes a Good Diet?

Good health is neither mystical nor unattainable. A proper diet combined with some light daily exercise would do wonders in itself.  A “proper diet” is, however, an unclear concept.  There are  1001 diets and superfoods on the market, each wanting to position themselves as “the best.” So, why so many diets? Let’s start with the […]

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