What are ‘healthy’ Grains?

  Whether it is bread, flour for baking, rice, or pasta every grain you choose should be WHOLE GRAIN.  So, unless it says 100% whole grain or you can see the ingredients, assume it is ‘White.’  What’s the difference?  “White’ means the outer grain covering has been stripped, and along with it, nutrients and fibre have been removed. […]

Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load- How to know what carbs are healthy!

In answering the question what carbs are the healthiest and least inflammatory, it is helpful of having an objective means of judging carbohydrates.   The glycemic index and glycemic load of a certain food are ways of doing just this! Glycemic index is a measure of how fast the food raises the blood sugar after […]

Chronic Inflammation Causes Low Energy and Illness

There is always lots of talk about ‘chronic inflammation’ these days in the media and it has become a bit of a ‘buzzword’ in the health community.  I’m going to walk you through some ‘science’ so you can understand what chronic inflammation means and how it affects the body, leading to getting sick all the […]

Anti Inflammatory Diet–Cure for Obesity, premature aging, IBS and Type Two Diabetes, Why the Standard North American Diet is making us sick…

Anti Inflammatory Diet–Cure for  Obesity, premature aging, IBS and Type Two Diabetes, Why the Standard North American Diet is making us sick… Multiple new studies are now proving with science what most of our grandparents knew already–processed food, white flour, fried food and lack of fresh fruit and vegetables are at least in large part responsible […]