Tag Archives: disease and processed foods

What Role Does Nutrition Play in Your Mental Health?

With all of the discussion out there about how more and more of us are dealing with anxiety and depression, it’s hard not to wonder what other treatments we can turn to besides traditional pharmaceuticals and talk therapy. A question that’s been bouncing around in my head for a while now is: What role does […]

Dying to Be Beautiful: Yes, Your Cosmetics Might Kill You!

A shocking statistic: In his book Dying to Be Beautiful, Peter Lamas cites a statistic from the National Cancer Institute estimating that 20 percent of cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma among women may be associated with commercial hair dye products. This is the same type of cancer that claimed the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who, […]

Forgetfulness: Are You Afraid You’re Losing It?

The subject of becoming forgetful as we age isn’t new. It’s a secret worry we all feel as we search for lost keys or forget what we went to the kitchen for. The fear of ending up with lost memories in a nursing home is enough to send anyone into a mental meltdown!  Sadly, we’re […]

How Poor Nutrition Can Lead to Sleep Disorders

You can find information on the importance of good nutrition from one end of the internet to the other. But did you know that what you consume can also have a direct effect on how well you sleep at night? The Importance of Sleep There’s no denying that a good night’s sleep is as important […]

Embrace Aging Through Organic Eating

The internet appears to be the new fountain of youth. You can find countless anti-aging tips online that promise to reverse aging—or at least slow it down. Of course we can never stop the course of time, and all of us will eventually get old. But rather than dread aging, the best first step is […]

Reasons to Eat a Whole Foods Diet

Processed foods today—fast food, frozen meals, “boxed pizza kits,” BPA-lined soup cans, canned vegetables, canned fruits, and other convenience foods—are not only loaded with dangerous chemicals and synthetic preservatives, they’re also lower in nutrients, likely to be packed with insulin-spiking MSG and other unhealthy flavor enhancers, and don’t supply the crucial vitamins, minerals, and other […]

3 Ways Processed Foods Are Hurting Us

Today’s refined, processed and preserved diet misses out on quite a few key health metrics and our overconsumption of processed foods is a significant contributing factor as to why. Unfortunately, this trend is increasing across the globe. But how exactly are processed foods hurting our health? We’ll discuss how processed foods are directly contributing to […]