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

Government Shutdown: A Wake Up Call to Eat for Health

The government shutdown means many routine food inspections by the Food and Drug administration have come to a halt. If our food hasn’t been inspected by the government, how do we know if it’s safe to eat? Dr. Ed Bauman, Founder & President of Bauman College, Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts, says that “an unexpected

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: (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

Organic Foods One More Time

Jon Barron, a Bauman College adjunct faculty member, explores an Annals of Internal Medicine publication that suggests organic foods are not substantially different in nutrition than non-organic foods. Organic Foods One More Time October 1, 2012 Jon Barron, Adjunct Faculty, Bauman College © 2012, Natural Health Newsletter, The Baseline of Health Foundation Earlier this month, the Annals of Internal Medicine published a

Stop Monsanto’s Sneak Attack on Organic + Non-GMO Farmers

Below is a call to action to Stop Monsanto’s Sneak Attack on Organic & Non-GMO Farmers! Tell Congress to Strike Sec. 733 from Agriculture Appropriations Bill A vote on an amendment offered by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) to strike Monsanto’s rider from the appropriations bill was expected this week, but will likely be delayed until