A Nutrition Revolution Begins

IMAGINE IF. . . You could get all of your nutritional requirements from vegetables every single day You had confidence that even the pickiest eaters in your family were still getting all of the nutrition they needed, and not from a pill or gummy vitamin You could get the nutritional benefits from organic vegetables for around $1/day You… Read more »

How I Know Your Kids Are Undernourished

Don’t your kids deserve the best? Whether considering education, extracurricular opportunities or health, as parents we all strive to give our children as many advantages as we can muster. We know that our children’s success in the world is in part a function of our giving them the tools to be successful. This certainly applies… Read more »

Nutrition for Athletes

DO ATHLETES NEED EXTRA NUTRITION? My twin 13 year-old daughters are competitive gymnasts.  They are literally in the gym 24 hours per week (yeah, that’s 4 hours per day, 6 days per week).  With as much time as they are in the gym you can imagine how much food they have to consume to replace… Read more »

The Canadians Get Nutrition!

Recently, in a policy statement published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, fifteen leading health organizations came together to encourage the government to improve access to affordable, healthy food as a mechanism for improving cardiovascular health. Not surprisingly, one of the specific recommendations was to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables – disease exists… Read more »

7 SIGNS YOU HAVE A VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY (and what to do about it)

You’ve hit the big 5-0. Your body is simply less efficient at synthesizing vitamin D the older you get, and your kidneys become less productive in the conversion of vitamin D into the bioactive variant that your body actually uses. Also, older Americans statistically spend less time outdoors than people under 50, thus reducing vitamin… Read more »