Organic feed / nutrients

  • Sugar - The Good vs. the Bad

    Sugar is a carbohydrate. If it ends in “-ose”, then it is a sugar (for example, glucose or fructose), but there are different kinds of sugars. Sugar as we know it is usually created as a result of the processing of one of two types of plants: sugar beets or sugar cane. These plants are harvested, processed, and then refined to eventually resemble the white sugar we all know.  The problem however, is that the refinement of sugar removes all the beneficial nutrients, enzymes and other plant compounds that give naturally sweet foods their goodness. This sugar has absolutely no...

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  • Foods that are good for gut health

    The digestive system is really the cornerstone of our well-being. Our gut is home to approximately 100 trillion microorganisms. The gut flora promotes normal gastrointestinal function, provides protection from infection, regulates metabolism, and comprises more than 75% of our immune system. The digestive system is responsible for breaking down the foods we eat, extracting the nutrients we need, and then eliminating the waste. That is why gut health is vital to our well-being. If our digestive system is in order, we feel great and can perform at optimal levels. If our gut health is poor, we can end up with...

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  • Can I Fight Cancer By Drinking Juice?

    Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases today, and rightly so. It is very difficult to treat cancer, and a staggering number of people suffer and die from cancer every year. There are all sorts of medicinal treatments for those with cancer, but many people want to find a natural, holistic method of dealing with the disease. Did you know that juice can actually be one of the best ways to fight cancer? How to Fight Cancer with Juice There are a surprising number of fruits and vegetables that can help to protect you from cancer: Cruciferous vegetables --...

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  • 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...

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  • Juice Cleanse for Weight Loss

    If you have had struggles with weight at any point in the past you are probably well aware that there is no magic pill or silver bullet for melting away those excess pounds. Losing weight and keeping it off takes regular exercise and a smart nutritional approach in order to be successful. That being said, there is a way to give yourself a push in the right direction toward a healthier meals that will produce the results that you have been looking for. One of the biggest complaints that people have when beginning a new meal habits is the time...

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