This is a powerful 18-minute TED talk by Terry Wahls, MD. She had progressive multiple sclerosis for six years and then changed her diet. Within 9 to 12 months, she had recovered much of her ability to function normally Also, a good review of vitamins for my Nutrition class students. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLjgBLwH3Wc&feature=share
Calcium is important. But milk isn’t the only, or even best, source.
Interesting link from Harvard school of public health. There is a link here for the full text version of the article. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/what-should-you-eat/calcium-and-milk/index.html
if you could change one thing in your life…
very neat video.
Vit D: the latest
Interesting lecture by by Dr Clifford Rosen of the Mayo Clinic. Vitamin D is great, but not the miracle cure that we all think. Its greatest activity is in the gut, increasing Calcium absorption.
Visual comparison of coffee and tea
Thanks to JJ from nutrition class, a cool visual by Killer Infographics
(from Term Life Insurance)
Even insurance companies are catching on to the health detriments of soda. Very neat.
Cilantro: grown using the highest percentage of unauthorized pesticides
The Environmental Working Group has released an updated guide on pesticides in produce. Check here for the ‘clean 15’ and ‘dirty dozen’ for a good guide on which foods to buy organic. http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/
Starting in February, I am providing nutritional consultations and acupuncture treatments for patients at the Seattle Polyclinic’s Partnership in Health program. This is a wonderful team of doctors who look to provide truly holistic and integrated care for their patients… http://www.polyclinic.com/?q=partnership_in_health.