Low Sugar Diet Benefits

Recent studies show that a low sugar diet benefits your heatlh in as little as one week. I wrote earlier about how Coca-Cola and General Mills foods were running campaigns that were designed to convince us that it’s all […]

Cancer News

We all got a cancer news wakeup call earlier this year when Monsanto’s Roundup, the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. and one of the world’s most popular weed-killers, was labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

IARC, the World […]

Why We Crave Junk Food

Who doesn’t have a favorite junk food treat? Let’s face it, we all have cravings for junk food at times and it’s a feeling that can be hard to resist, especially when you’ve been under stress for some reason. Understanding why we crave junk food […]

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

There is a common denominator in diseases like asthma, arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). What is it? It’s inflammation.

Inflammation is a contributor and it is at the root of these and many other diseases.

The good news – there is a […]

Rants And Praise #3

We’re going to dispense with formalities this week and go staight to the special mention segment in today’s rants and praise. This week’s special mention goes to Coca-Cola. Despite being the world’s largest producer of obesity-causing sugary beverages, Coca-Cola would like you to believe […]

How Many Calories To Lose Weight

Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is the tendency to respond to stress by eating. Emotional eaters typically choose high-calorie or high-carbohydrate foods that have minimal nutritional value. These foods are often engineered to be highly addictive and emotional eaters suffer the consequences by gaining weight, whole […]

Rants And Praise #2

The second edition of rants and praise takes a look at the World Without Dieting campaign that is being waged in Canada by a major corporation in the food industry. We can expect to see more and more of this kind of misleading advertising as […]

Fat Burning Diet

I often get asked what’s the best way to diet or what’s the best fat burning diet. People are always looking for a short answer to these questions so here it is: find a good diet plan and follow it. That’s it. The […]

Rants And Praise #1

I’m starting a new category for posts here on the ELHD titled Rants And Praise. This category will feature some interesting articles I’ve come across in my travels. The rants section will shine a spotlight on posts that contain bad advice or appear to intentionally […]