Preventing Alzheimers with Food

Alzheimer’s researchers are now saying that the same risk factors for heart disease and stroke also increase the risk for various forms of dementia. That is, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess weight, and lack of exercise. The China Study went into this in some detail, but yesterday the news hit the New York Times. …

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Energy Density – Don’t forget about the quality of the calorie

Part the nutritional rave these days is the energy density of the foods we eat. Instead of focusing on the nutrient density, some valueable, yet less than profound books like Volumetrics is focusing on the energy density of a food. The only problem is when you shift your focus from nutrient density which is inversely …

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A Plant “based” Diet

A plant based diet is not necessarily a vegan or a vegetarian diet. We promote 80-90% or more whole nutrient rich foods with smaller amounts of animal products and even smaller amounts of refined foods based on the foundation of nutritional wisdom, nutrient density. Nutrient Rich is not a diet, it’s a standard, so when …

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Nutrient Density – The Misunderstood Term

Nutrient density is a long standing, foundational, but often misunderstood nutritional philosophy and one of the emerging health fitness terms used by professionals and now the consumer these days, now that people are fed up with low cal, low fat and low carb dieting and know they simply need to eat better. The principles of …

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Don’t lose site of the bigger picture, beyond weight loss.

The diet and weight loss industry is a 50 billion dollar industry. With the standard American diet of animal products and refined foods comprising 93% of what we eat. These are energy dense, calorie rich, nutrient poor foods… it’s no wonder why! It’s also no surprise why the conversation is always focused on weight loss. …

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There are 3 things you can do when it comes to food…

1) Eat the standard western (American) diet that is 97% nutrient poor and only 7% Nutrient Rich, and experience the same survival standard of health most people experience -with overweight and illness in your future. 2) You can eat less of the standard diet with the ratio’s about the same, even improved a bit, and …

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