What is the number one superfood? Can the NuVal nutrition score help us find healthy foods?

Liver with onions

Wouldn’t it be great if we could glance at a food on the grocery shelves and know how nutritious it was?  We could then spend our food budget on those foods that would give us the most benefit.  There is … Continue reading →

On the Real Food News Front – 8/8/14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

I haven’t had time to publish any new posts this week, but I didn’t want to skip writing about the latest news.  Breakfast today was a cup of bone broth (by now, you should not be surprised!) and a banana … Continue reading →

10 Reasons Cholesterol Is Necessary for Health

Cholesterol does not cause heart disease, strokes, or atherosclerosis!  Sound radical?  More and more scientists, physicians, and researchers are admitting that the long time vilification of cholesterol is based on inadequate studies and misinterpreted results.  In fact, our bodies need … Continue reading →

What’s for dinner? Surprise mystery meat with squash and tomatoes

Have you ever pulled something out of the freezer to thaw for dinner and found out when you opened the package it wasn’t what you thought it was?  One day I decided it was time for some grassfed beef liver, … Continue reading →

Have you heard that eating egg yolks is as bad as smoking?

The big health/nutrition news this last week was about a study that supposedly showed how eating egg yolks is almost as bad as smoking. What??? The first account I read of the study was on Science Daily, and that story, … Continue reading →

Why would anyone bother to eat just the white of an egg?

February is Heart Health Month and many stories have popped up about how to ‘eat healthy’ to avoid cardivascular disease.  Unfortunately most of the articles have been written by people who have not been keeping up with the latest research … Continue reading →

Warning! Women in danger of being overprescribed statins!

Don’t just read the headlines!  Don’t just listen to the sound bites!  There are many stories going around right now that seem to say that women have been neglected because they haven’t been given statins as often as men.  Who has … Continue reading →