Food & Nutrition

“Life is a tragedy of nutrition” – Arnold Ehret​

February 22, 2020

Most people are familiar with the importance of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) for immune health, thanks in part to Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel winner.

However, not many people can name the other vital functions of vitamin C or what the best food sources are (hint: it’s not oranges!).

The Roles of Vitamin C: While vitamin C is fundamental to a proper functioning immune system, it’s actions go beyond just immune health. The highest...

January 2, 2020

Yes! Butter Can Be Good For You!

For a long time, society and the media have propagated the myth that butter is bad for your health and causes heart disease because it contains saturated fats. Unfortunately, it is not that simple or straight forward. Whether a fat is healthy or harmful to health is not as simple as whether it is saturated or unsaturated. It depends on where it comes from, how it is processed, how it is stored a...

December 9, 2016

"Chlorophyll is the green pigment in plants responsible for absorbing the light necessary for photosynthesis. It is often considered to be the "blood" of plants, since it comprises the basic physiology of the plant and is required for their basic metabolic functions, such as growth and respiration. While most land plants contain chlorophyll to some degree, those with the deepest green colors contain the greatest concentrations...

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