Category Archives for "Nutrition"

Elements necessary for our survival, critical to our sustaining wellness.

The Forgotten Nutrition in Whole Grain Rice

Much of our population is deficient in key essential minerals not only because of depletion of nutrients from the soil, over farmed for years while only replenishing 3 of the 250+ nutrients naturally occurring in soil, but because of the processing that removes most of the inherent nutrition in the food.

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Water; How Much Do You Need to Drink?

Water comprises two thirds of the body’s mass. It is the most necessary element for survival next to air. Water is required for the elimination of toxins and waste through the digestive system, lymph system, liver, kidneys, and sweat glands. It also promotes metabolism, provides oxygen to cells, and fills spaces inside/between cells for healthy […]

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How Probiotics Enable Healthy Digestion and Immune System

Probiotics are preparations of live micro-organisms (usually including lactobacilli, bifidobacteria, streptococci, and some yeasts such as Saccharomyces, and moulds) which are believed to be beneficial to health by restoring microbial balance in the intestine. Probiotics are the “friendly” bacteria that benefit the colon and therefore the immune system. They are produced for human consumption most often in dairy products containing two types of microbes, lactobacilli and bifidobacteria. More recently, probiotic dietary supplements are becoming popular as a way to balance and promote a healthy disgestive system.

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