Category Archives: Food & Health News

Understanding Inflammation

Inflammation can save your life helping you fight bacterial and viral infection and protect tissue as it heals. However inflammation becomes a problem when there isn’t an injury or bacterial or viral infection. If inflammation continues unabated, the autoimmune system begins to attack itself.┬áThis can cause a wide variety of chronic diseases. Migraine headache Allergies… Continue Reading

Living a Long Healthy & Vital Life

Living a Long Healthy & Vital Life

That’s what I want and I can bet it’s what you want if you’re here reading this. If we’re obese, it’s likely we’re suffering from or at a higher risk of disease. The Centers for Disease Control states that obesity increases risk of the following health conditions: Stroke Coronary heart disease High blood pressure Type… Continue Reading

Sugar By Any Name

Sugar By Any Name

I was reading an interview between Kris Carr and Laurie David, Producer of Fed UP! She mentioned there are 56 names for sugar. Then I did a bit more digging and there are more than 56 names for sugar, especially when sugar substitutes are included. What really struck me though (and this is the 3rd… Continue Reading