Nutrients for Life

Nutrient density tells us how much potential benefit a food holds.  It applies what we know about genetics too.  Our ancestors ate a variety of whole foods rich in nutrients and prebiotic fibers.  Most modern disease is caused by a mismatch between our genetics and how we now live.  Movement, sleep and light exposure play a role in aligning with our genetic memory.  Want to enjoy life more?  A diet rich in nutrients is central to recovering and maintaining vitality.  

Don’t Supplement with These Five

Don’t Supplement with These Five

Using food to get essential nutrients is always best and this is why a varied diet is ideal.  This is especially important when it comes to a five key nutrients which can have serious health complications when taken in a concentrated form. Calcium was long believed to...

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Surprising Facts about Iron

Surprising Facts about Iron

By far the most common underlying cause of fatigue, anxiety and insomnia that I’ve noticed in clinic is anemia or low iron.  Is this because many people fail to eat regular meals or tend to believe a vegetarian diet is more healthy?  These are contributing factors as...

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Make Sure You are Getting Enough K2

Make Sure You are Getting Enough K2

There are few nutrients that can boast lowering the risk of death from all causes but K2 does.  A high intake is associated with lower risk of aortic calcification and heart disease. It lowers the risk of prostate cancer by 35% and of fracture by 81%. How does K2...

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High Fat, Protein and Diabetes

High Fat, Protein and Diabetes

"With obesity and diabetes incidence and severity now at truly disconcerting rates, it is time to consider the possibility that implicating dietary fat as the primary cause and advocating that it be minimized has been a fundamental error."1 In fact a diet higher in...

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Two Arguments for a Paleo Lifestyle

Two Arguments for a Paleo Lifestyle

Paleo is a short for a nutrient dense, low allergic, anti-inflammatory and real food diet.  Using the word 'lifestyle' means we  include elements like sunlight, movement, pleasure, sleep and social support as key factors influencing health.  For the majority of our...

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