The USDA reports that Americans ingest an average of 20 teaspoons of sugar (caloric sweeteners such as table sugar and corn syrup) per day-twice the suggested limit. Huge increases in sugar consum...
In an era of sugar overdose, health-minded people often turn to fruit juice-sweetened products (such as juices, jams, and cookies) as a "healthier" alternative to those sweetened with sugar or corn...
Back in the late 1980's health food stores were intruducing many people to "juicing". No, not the "juicing" of the bodybuilding world where the term refers to taking steroids. In this case it's all ab...
In the past few years, the popularity of cocktails increased dramatically. More and more types were invented; some of the most exotic fruit juices were mixed with powerful alcohol and the mixing of dr...
When is the best time to start giving fruits to babies?Most baby books recommend starting from 4-6 months. In my article on weaning baby onto solids, I recommend giving vegetables from 6 months. I lik...
There has been a general belief for a long time that giving young children pure fruit juice might make them overweight and thus could be contributing to some degree to the current dramatic rise in...
There has been a general belief for a long time that giving young children pure fruit juice might make them overweight and thus could be contributing to some degree to the current dramatic rise in chi...
Heart disease effects many of us in the UK, more so than in many other countries, but there is a strong possibility that this could be changed simply by changing our attitude towards food and consumin...
The Ayurveda texts are sacred texts which date back to thousands of years ago. Ayurveda was a medical discipline which began around five thousand years ago. The Ayurvedic texts are the most ancient an...
What would you call the 'manna' of the contemporary world? While a lot many of us might start naming a few absurd innovations of modern times, the answer lies in the simplest things of nature. Without...