Ulcerative Colitis Remission With Diet and Supplements

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes long-lasting inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract (1). The disease leads to malabsorption of nutrients, macro- or micronutrient deficiencies, severe weight loss, and osteoporosis [2-6]. The disease often begins gradually and may become worse over time. Most people who have ulcerative colitis have…

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5 Great Meals That Help Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Since the coronavirus had us locked down at home, we had to become more creative with the foods we make, especially with children. We had to opt for easy recipes that do not use too many ingredients but are still very tasty and full of nutrients. During this period I aimed to ensure that all…

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Epileptic Seizures – How Nutrition Can Help

For people suffering from epilepsy, a balanced whole-food, mostly plant-based diet, whereby eating a variety of foods from mostly plant food groups, is vital as this diet helps the body function at its best. It also helps reduce the frequency of seizures. Food choices and nutrient content of foods is also crucial for more control…

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7 Tips to Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables

Any parent who understands the importance of consuming vegetables has probably met with a child’s objection at the dinner table. I personally know that it is not easy to get some kids to eat vegetables…  Sometimes you may find greens hidden under their plates or some zucchini under the table, or worse, the child refuses…

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How to Heal Acne Through Diet and Supplements

Acne is undoubtedly a big nuisance for most people at some stage in their life. Research tells us that about 80% of people will have acne at some point in life, most commonly, but not solely, between the ages of 11 to the age of 30. [1] The causes of acne vulgaris are many: hormones,…

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Are Air Fryers Really a Healthy Alternative?

We all love fried foods; this is part of human evolution. Fried foods provide lots of fat, which, in prehistoric times, were essential for our survival. But what about eating these fats in modern times?  We know that the high temperatures used for frying food induce oxidation of cholesterol.  Cholesterol oxidation products are formed which…

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7 Tasty, Healthy and Easy to Prepare Breakfasts

If you’re not already aware, regular and healthy breakfasts are essential for your health. However, many people rarely eat healthy breakfasts, and some don’t even eat breakfast at all. Eating a healthy, whole-food, and plant-based breakfast is the first step to support your health, especially in combating all weight issues and diabetes. Every year, when…

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Are Dietary Supplements Absorbed and Are They Safe?

Our bodies need a whole host of different vitamins, minerals, and many other nutrients to function at optimal levels. We need to take in these nutrients through our diet, however, in order to get all the health supporting nutrients into our bodies, we need to have a very diverse and varied diet throughout the week.…

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How Diet Can Improve Mental Health

Eating healthy can improve not only your physical health but also your mental health which is a core component of optimal health and overall well-being. It is obvious that mental health is crucial for improving one’s personal life, but it also improves ones financial status by reducing medical and social expenses, and enhances the state…

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Spirulina – should you supplement?

Spirulina is considered a complete food since it contains all of the amino acids and essential fats that we need. You really want to incorporate into yours and your children’s diet regularly to add nutrient density to their menu. Being so nutrient dense, it is great for personal health, and it is also ecologically sound,…

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