Nutrient Density

Top 10 Most Nutrient Rich Foods

When most people think of “healthy” foods, they think of vegetables. They are right. Yet in the same thought process most people will squirm with speculation as to whether or not they can eat these nutrient rich foods in a way that they enjoy. That speculation is about to end as fast as you can say Bok Choy!

Dr. Fuhrman and the NHA Launch Nutritional Research Project

When it comes to “healthy eating,” there’s no shortage of information about what that means. But there is a shortage of *research*. Too often, health claims about various foods are woefully unsupported by reliable research. That’s why I’m so excited about this blog post announcing the launch of Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritional Research Project, which will study how different diets can help you prevent, or even reverse, disease.

Dr. Fuhrman’s Prescription for Improving and Maintaining Great Health: Nutritional Excellence

Though micronutrient density is critically important, it is not the only factor that determines health. For example Vitamin D levels, B12, and proper omega-3 intake are important for optimal long-term health as well as avoidance of sodium and other toxic excesses. These concerns are not addressed in the H = N/C equation. However, if the focus is consuming more micronutrient-rich natural foods then the other important nutritional benefits automatically will follow, such as lower sodium, reduced calories, high fiber and volume, a low glycemic index, and a high satiety and phytochemical index to name a few.

The 7 Truth About Smooties

I love this article by By Craig Ballantyne. I”ll be doing an interview with Craig in August where we will introduce you to his new Easy Veggie Meal Plans, which will include the 8 raw food smoothies bonus. By the way, I remember going through the same learning curve years ago! Here it is. Smoothies …

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Here’s what the Journal of Nutrition is Saying About eating Nutrient Rich

The consumption of nutrient-dense foods and beverages, which would ultimately be identified by a scientifically validated nutrient density profiling system, should be instituted as a nutrition platform in the Dietary Guidelines as a part of a larger educational effort to help people choose more nutrient-dense foods and as the guiding principle for consumers to plan healthful diets.

Eat 80% Fat and be Healthy! ???

As I listened to this presentation, I was surrounded by the same group of people I remember seeing at Atkins events years ago (I used to attend for insight into that trend). Overweight people who are being misled by other overweight people who have good intentions but, need to open their minds and understand more than weight management and observational science, and the nutrient poor model of nutrition.

The Nutrient Rich Food Revolution

There is a revolution taking place and it’s called the Nutrient Rich Food Revolution. People are waking up to the fact that eating nutrient poor foods are the primary cause of obesity, disease, disability and death! More and more people are starting to eat a Nutrient Rich diet; nutrient rich foods for better health, peak …

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Alert Results for “Nutrient Rich” in MEDLINE

Author: Adam Drewnowski Anywhere in Article: nutrient rich, naturally, whole foods, NNR BACKGROUND: Consuming lower-energy-density foods is one recommended strategy for management of body weight. This cross-sectional study used retail food prices to test the hypothesis that low-energy-density foods are not only more costly per kilocalorie, but have increased disproportionately in price as compared to …

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The Worlds Most Nutrient Rich Fruit – the Goji!

It’s the Goji Berry. There are more than forty different types of berries that are often referred to as goji berries, known in Tibet as pang jia.  But Tibet Authentic’s goji berry – the largest and most mature berry grown in the mountains of Tibet – is considered by ancient and modern-day doctors and scientists …

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The Heart of the Nutrient Rich System

If you even want to get to the heart of the Nutrient Rich System here it is. What makes this so powerful is the fact that you can map any diet on the planet to this system and find out exactly where you stand and why you might be getting certain results. The 3 classes …

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