This is an organic apple. Organic is good, so shouldn’t we all be eating organic? Not exactly. I bought the apple you see here, but regretted it almost immediately afterward. Turns out, this ethical movement may not be as righteous as we think. READ MORE
What do Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gary Kasparov and Serena Williams all have in common? What single factor unites the former Governor of California and the most prolific bodybuilder of all time, to his equally dominant counterparts in the fields of chess and tennis? READ MORE
SPOILER ALERT: chicken breast does not equal weight loss. Nor does anything labelled non-fat. To lose fat, you must eat fat.
If you are one of the millions, planning out your new year’s resolutions, or what I prefer to call ‘the first week of Jan to-do list’, please read this first.
If we are to reclaim our health and minimize our risk of illness, we need:
- A reformed understanding of nutrition: the role it plays in our health, and an overhaul of dietary guidelines.
- The need for individualized medicine and a move away from the one-size-fits-all approach.
- An informed public: questioning the status quo and making educated lifestyle choices to become better advocates for our health.
See the photo above? Much to my friend’s surprise, this was not a stock photo from the internet which I had sent her; it was my home made breakfast on Monday. Looks pretty good, right? But looks can be deceiving, for I have committed a food crime: combining proteins with carbs. Ooops.
Turns out, the combination of foods you eat, and the order you eat them in, plays a key role in your health.READ MORE
We are surrounded by hidden toxins. The water you drink can be just as toxic as your household bleach. Hidden toxins have the potential to turn testosterone into estrogen and cause Alzheimer’s. But where do they live and what can they do to you? READ MORE
- Nrf2 is a protein promising to be the next big thing in anti-aging science
- It lies within each of our cells and regulates the antioxidants that fight illness
- Certain foods activate the release of Nrf2 and its biological pathways
Getting old just happens right? But have you ever stopped to consider how aging actually works? For an industry set to rocket to $216 billion by the year 2021, men and women in white lab coats are working endlessly to figure out how to prevent wrinkles. Beyond vanity though, aging has a more serious implication; it causes illness. The older we get the more prone we are to ill health. Most recently, scientists have focused their efforts on what could be our most powerful agent in the fight against aging and age related disease; the best part – you don’t need to buy it. Introducing Nrf2: the body’s own secret agent.