Organic feed / cholesterol

  • The Importance of the Liver

    If you were to rank your internal organs by order of importance, where would you slot your liver?  In all likelihood, it wouldn’t be in the same spectrum as things like the heart and lungs, as the liver is one of the more misunderstood parts of the anatomy.  Most, likely chalk up the liver to “that part that filters out last night’s Happy Hour,” or something along those lines.  In reality, the liver serves many key functions beyond simply disposing of recent Bud Light intake.  Let’s take a quick look. Located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, the...

    Read more →
  • Are There “Healthy” Oil Options?

    Whether you first thought upon reading that word is an image of French Fries, bubbling away in a fryer, or the trace remnants of some crispy potato chips, oil usually has a very negative connotation associated with it.  (And we won’t even get into oil in the non-food sense of the word.)  The media has typically paired the word oil with the word fat, and fat certainly doesn’t extoll many positive virtues. The fact is that since the 1980’s, there’s been a war on fat and therefore oils that are used for cooking and food processing are often swept up...

    Read more →