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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How many calories to lose weight, or how many calories should I eat to lose weight are questions that pop up often in gyms and diet groups. We all know that we need burn more energy than we take in if we want to lose […]
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 […]
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 […]
Food and mood are interrelated in many ways. The saying you are what you eat is true on many levels. Not only do our food choices affect us physically, they affect us mentally as well. Our mood affects our food choices and our food choices […]
It is important to have a balanced diet to make sure you have an optimum amount of energy and to provide the nutrients your body needs to repair itself and avoid illness. Women have different requirements than men for a balanced diet as […]