How to treat hair loss with diet and supplements

Hair loss is a clear sign of some deficiency in your diet. This deficiency can be of specific nutrients, or overall calorie deficiency or a macronutrient deficiency such as protein deficiency.   Hair follicles are among the most metabolically active in the body. They require constant and proper nutrition to support their growth. Research shows…

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Allergies vs. Intolerances, and Natural Treatments That May Help

A true allergy: There are four types of reactions to allergens, including: 1. An immediate and acute reaction. It is the most common form of an allergic reaction, but it is still uncommon among the global population. An anaphylactic reaction releases histamine, serotonin, bradykinin, and lipid mediators, which may damage tissues and organs.   Anaphylaxis involves…

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The best food combining principles and why

We all know how specific foods can provide health benefits. (1) There is much research about food combining, and in fact, food combining was my first interest when I came into the field of nutrition at the age of 15. I then went to my local library to find the different digestive times of proteins,…

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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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Are Pea and Soy Protein Isolates Healthy Meat Alternatives?

The heightened popularity of vegetarian and plant-based diets has likely led to the increased availability of plant-based proteins, with the most popular being pea and soy proteins. What Are Pea and Soy Protein Isolates Soy protein isolate is a powder food that has been isolated from other ingredients of the soybean, making it 90-95% protein…

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How to stay healthy and sane during the coronavirus lockdown

The world is in crisis right now, but that doesn’t mean that you have to be in crisis as well. Most of us are stuck at home, which may be a real change. We cannot go out except for a local food store in some places. And even if you do get to the supermarket,…

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How To Help Your Body Heal From The Coronavirus

As the cases of coronavirus infection increase around the world, people want to take control back over their situation.  So is there something that can be done? The answer is YES! The symptoms of the coronavirus, which include fever, coughing, sneezing, and shortness of breath, are the precise mechanisms that help this virus spread so…

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7 Tips to Control Weight Gain While in COVID-19 Lockdown:

There currently are over 3 billion people around the world in coronavirus lockdown. Normal routines are cast aside, and regular activities are not possible. For most people, these unprecedented and unsettling circumstances lead to excessive visits to the refrigerator. Many people are complaining about weight gain because they are at home all day with nothing…

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