Eating with the enemy: Vegetable oil

Folks, I’ll say it again, it isn’t the saturated fat or cholesterol in your diet that is ruining your cardiovascular health or your waistline, it is the vegetable oil and sugar. It isn’t fat that’s bad, it’s the type of fat and how that fat is extracted. Together with sugar, it’s a one-two punch that’sContinue reading “Eating with the enemy: Vegetable oil”

Intermittent Fasting 101

Fasting has been a part of life for centuries. People have historically undertaken fasts at different times of the year or at certain phases of their lives, usually for religious purposes. It has traditionally been used for cleansing and purifying in preparation for an important holy day, such as during Lent, Ramadan, and Yom Kippur.Continue reading “Intermittent Fasting 101”

Sugar’s Just Desserts

What is your favorite sugary treat? Everyone has one. It’s probably something that your grandmother gave you when you were feeling bad or something you got for a special treat when you were a good kid. Sugar makes us feel so good. How can it possibly be bad? Well, aside from causing cavities. The seeminglyContinue reading “Sugar’s Just Desserts”

Why is nutrition so confusing?

The easy answer to this question is that everyone is different. Each person is biologically different from another person. True, we are all human with generally the same nutritional needs, but each of us has different requirements for how we get those nutrients and how much of each is necessary for abundant health. The InstituteContinue reading “Why is nutrition so confusing?”