Quick introduction to “Antioxidant ORAC”

The antioxidant values of various foods are expressed in ORAC “units.” ORAC is an acronym for “Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity.” ORAC is a the unit of measurement that was developed specifically to have some type of uniform way to measure the differing amounts of...

How Cows Give You Diabetes

Autoimmune disease is an illness that occurs when the body tissues are attacked by its own immune system. Diagnosing them has proven difficult. Individuals seeking help on average see six different doctors before being diagnosed properly, and 45% of them get labeled...

40 cups a day of grapes or one small scoop of Fruit & Veggie Plus?

(image courtesy of pixabay.com) The latest research published in the journal of Experimental Gerontology showed that 2 cups a day of grapes dramatically lowers metabolic decline in the brain. Grapes? Something as simple as grapes? To much of our surprise and delight,...

The Root of so many Diseases: Poor Digestion

(original credit for image unknown) Cooked and processed foods are perhaps the single most detrimental deterrent to optimal health. That’s a pretty bold statement when you consider the many health hazards we deal with on a daily basis, but it’s not an exaggeration....