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  • Are you Drinking the Healthiest Water?
      When it comes to staying hydrated, you have three options: Tap/well water Bottled water Filtered water To make a long story short, your tap water is a mess. In a national assessment of tap water quality by the Environmental...
    by at August 28th, 2009 at 07:08 am
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    Why Slow Food Equals Good Health
    From a health perspective, slowing things down when it comes to consuming food is very important. It brings more consciousness to growing, processing and ingesting food and makes it more nourishing. Slow Food International...
    by at August 27th, 2009 at 02:08 pm
  • Are You Hydrated?
    Whenever my grandfather was offered a glass of water to drink, his response was always, “No thanks, water makes me rust!” When it comes to hydration, there are two kinds of people: those who carry water bottles everywhere...
    by at August 11th, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Forget Food Trends, Eat the Rainbow!
    It’s hard to keep up with the latest and greatest foods. One day it’s a tropical acai berry and the next it’s a synthetic vitamin packed energy drink. So when patients ask me how much they should be eating,...
    by at August 10th, 2009 at 06:08 am
  • WellWired-TV: Healthy Chocolate Choices
    It’s no secret that chocolate is an excellent source of antioxidants. Join Dr. Kassam as she discusses some of the recent research information on the benefits of consuming chocolate, as well as how to make health savvy...
    by at August 4th, 2009 at 02:08 am
  • Top 12 Foods to Choose Organic
    All this talk about organic foods on twitter this week has done two things: 1. Sent me back into memory dreamland remembering eating wild cherries from the neighbor’s trees in France 2. Living in Bangkok today, made...
    by at August 3rd, 2009 at 12:08 am
  • WellWired-TV: Gluten is Everywhere!
    Even if you don’t have a gluten intolerance, you might want to avoid the stuff. But gluten is everywhere! In fact, it’s probably behind you right now, hoping you don’t watch the informative video below....
    by at June 2nd, 2009 at 10:06 pm
  • What’s the Buzz About Vitamin D?
    Vitamin D has been all over the news as the latest nutrient whose Recommended Daily Allowance has come under great scrutiny. Dietary vitamin D is unique in that it is not actually a vitamin and would be better classified as...
    by at May 25th, 2009 at 05:05 am
  • Probiotics: Extra Sauerkraut on the Hot Dog Please!
    There are always raging debates about the origin of humankind, but here is one undeniable fact: You are a mobile fleshy feeding tube! You have two openings, an inlet/outlet, and a tunnel which is technically exposed to the...
    by at May 16th, 2009 at 05:05 pm
  • The Skinny on Coconut Fat
    In response to Sally’s comment in the Reader requests, “Just wondering what your thoughts are on coconut fat. I’ve heard mixed things”, here’s my take on coconuts and saturated fats in general.   There...
    by at May 16th, 2009 at 04:05 pm