Ketosis: Can We Eat Fat to Lose Fat or Is It Just Another Fad?

Written by Lia Rubinoff, Nutrition Consultant graduate Fad diets are everywhere. From Paleo to the South Beach diet, through the Zone diet and back to Atkins, countless weight-loss plans have cropped up over the years, each offering varying degrees of efficacy and theoretical support. Part of the allure is how wildly successful (at least at the outset) these diets can

Addressing the Issue of Arsenic in Rice

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. and Jodi Friedlander, M.S., N.C. In the 1944 cinematic comedy Arsenic and Old Lace, two elderly maidens “charitably” murder lonely old bachelors with glasses of arsenic-tainted elderberry wine and then bury the bodies in the basement. Criminally speaking, this was a perfect choice of poisons because arsenic, which can be inhaled,

Holistic Nutrition Comes of Age

By Dr. By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Holistic Nutrition: A 40-Year Review with a Glimpse Forward Eating a yummy homemade dinner—such as a spring greens salad with a lemon artichoke heart dressing, fresh caught wild salmon with backyard dill and thyme sauce, and baked yam topped with yogurt and nutmeg—is an example of eating local, whole, fresh, colorful foods, ideally grown in soil

Microwave Ovens: What Do We Really Know?

By Jodi Friedlander, NC Curriculum Consultant, Bauman College The subject of the safety of microwave oven use can cause heated debate. It seems that most people I speak with in the holistic nutrition field decry the use of these ovens, citing studies and articles that support their contentions that microwave cooking destroys nutrients and is

Marlina Eckel on An Organic Conversation

Below is a transcript from Associate Director Marlina Eckel’s appearance on the radio program, An Organic Conversation. Pounds of Wisdom: How Nutritional Knowledge is Shaping Society From Dietitians in supermarkets, nutritionists in schools, and chefs basing menu’s on nutrition and in-season produce… How is nutrition changing the face of American business? Consumer demand has significantly

Americans Eat More Than Their Body Weight in GMOs Every Year

Written by Ethan A. Huff Source: http://www.naturalnews.com/037590_GMOs_Americans_consumption.html (NaturalNews) The consumer advocacy organization Environmental Working Group (EWG) has put out a new paper that estimates the average person’s yearly consumption of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And based on the figures, which EWG admits are very likely understated, the average person consumes more than their own body weight’s worth of GMOs every

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