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  • What Is a Healthy Diet?

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    A recent New York Times article surveyed a panel of nutrition “experts” and the general public about which foods they thought were good or bad. There was vast disparity between, as well as within, the two groups. Foods that the “experts” generally considered less healthy (e.g., granola bar, coconut oil, frozen yogurt, granola) were considered…What Is a Healthy Diet?

  • So What Do You Know About Enzymes?

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    Most of us have a passing knowledge of vitamins and minerals, but enzymes — the microscopic elements that are essential for breaking down our food components so that nutrients are available for energy, cell production and cell repair — are still a fairly foggy area. When vitamin or mineral deficiencies occur, too often many of…So What Do You Know About Enzymes?

  • Vitamins – Use and Misuse By Ruth Sackman

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    Would you be surprised if a vitamin deficiency was created because of the intake of too many vitamins instead of too little? Well, one can do just that by using vitamins improperly. Excesses are as harmful as deficiencies and overdoses deplete essential synergists causing imbalances. With the greater appreciation that nutrition is important in maintaining…Vitamins – Use and Misuse By Ruth Sackman

  • What Do Those Food Labels Mean?

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    Nowadays, trendy restaurants and food stores know that customers are partial to foods that are healthier for humans and the environment than the typical "factory" fare.  So, perhaps you've noticed that more and more menus are adorned with terms like "grass-fed" or "pasture-raised" steak, "organic" seafood, "free-range" chicken. These labels sound nice, but what do…What Do Those Food Labels Mean?

  • Vegetarianism for All? By Ruth Sackman

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    There's a popular belief today that if you really care about animals and are serious about health, you should be a pure vegetarian, better yet vegan or raw food-tarian. Drawing on over 40 years of experience, Ruth Sackman, (1915-2008), FACT co-founder and former president, saw things differently. Here's her take on why the completely fleshfree…Vegetarianism for All? By Ruth Sackman

  • Tom Brady Deflates Junk Food!

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    There's big money to be made these days, especially for sports stars, in celebrity endorsements of brand name products, After all, these guys are role models for kids of all ages. So rather than touting the virtues of veggies and grass-fed steak, super athletes are most often found on Frosted Flakes boxes or in TV…Tom Brady Deflates Junk Food!

  • The Well Nourished Brain

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    First of all, let's get over the idea that there is, or will ever be, a miracle food, herb or drug for brain health. What's good for the whole body - food-, exercise-, sleep-, mind-wise - is also what's good for the brain. Today we have an epidemic of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases,…The Well Nourished Brain

  • The Balancing Act

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Understanding Body Function

    Improving balance is a lifelong project - from wobbly toddlerhood to the freedom-loving Golden Years. Good balance gives us confidence to move about in a fast-paced world. It's the key to just about any activity from riding a bike to navigating a slippery sidewalk to doing yoga or most any sport and it's especially important…The Balancing Act

  • The Art (and Joy) of Fermentation

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    Human beings have been producing cultured foods and beverages for at least 7-8,000 years - wine, beer, yogurt, kefir, kimchi, sauerkraut, pickled cucumbers, to name just a few. Unfortunately, "progress" in industrial food production has largely eclipsed these traditional ways and we're missing out on the wonderful benefits they have to offer. Enter Sandor Ellix…The Art (and Joy) of Fermentation

  • Symptoms Associated With A Change In Diet By Ruth Sackman

    May 7, 2020 - Category: Balanced Diet

    When we change our diet to one that is balanced and using better quality food, we need to do it gradually to give our body a chance to adjust. The improved nutrition will produce better quality cells that will replace old, weak and diseased cells. It will also improve immune function. Since the blood washes…Symptoms Associated With A Change In Diet By Ruth Sackman