Are all calories and milligrams created equal?

Are all calories and milligrams created equal? A milligram is derived from the metric system and is a unit of mass. The prefix milli stands for one thousandths, therefore one milligram is equal to one thousandths of a gram. Are all milligrams created equal? Yes they are in terms of mass. Yet this is where,…

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Using Food as a Targeted Approach to Better Health

Using Food as a Targeted Approach to Better Health Each one of us is a genetic makeup of both parents. As science continues to progress, it is becoming very clear that our genetics are not the determining factor for the quality of life you have. I prefer to use the term inherent weakness when speaking…

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Aronia Berries Help Manage Glucose

Aronia Berry Anthocyanins Activate Insulin Release According to research, aronia berries have exceptionally high anthocyanin content1 Anthocyanins are the phytochemicals that give plants their bright colors. Fruits like aronia berries – whose anthocyanins provide deep blue, purple, or black hues – seem to be particularly beneficial for human health. The high anthocyanidin content of aronia…

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Why Eat Organic & Wild Berries?

Strawberries are one the most popular fruits eaten in the United States. It is also one of the top three foods on the “Dirty Dozen” list. The “Dirty Dozen” are foods consistently found with the most pesticide chemical residue. Strawberries are easily susceptible to insect and fungal damage and are heavily sprayed to maintain their…

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