Diet Science

What is Collagen?

Dodany: 23 stycznia 2017


Derived from the Greek word "kolla," which means  "glue", collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and makes up all our connective tissues--skin, nails, hair, ligaments, bones, cartilage,...

​Bring on the Brazil Nuts!

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2017


Brazil nuts are a little-known superfood, packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and heart-healthy fat.   Listen in this week as Dee ​​​talks about the many benefits your body can reap from a...

Extra Virgin Avocado Oil - Healthy or Not?

Dodany: 9 stycznia 2017


​The high oil content of ​avocado is what makes the fruit so healthy--but is extracting its oil the best way to eat it? ​Listen in this week as Dee ​​explains how ​avocado oil is made and how it...

Is "Souping" the new Juicing?

Dodany: 2 stycznia 2017


Are you looking for a great way to cleanse and nourish your body after a season of holiday indulgences?  Juicing may have it merits, but eating soups is a warmer, more satisfying way to build a...

Yikes! There's More Sugar than Iodine in Our Salt!

Dodany: 26 grudnia 2016


FDA regulations require food manufacturers to list the ingredient that weighs the most first, and the ingredient that weighs the least last​.  On the ingredient list of Iodized salt, dextrose is...

Transitioning to Organic Farming Just Got Easier

Dodany: 19 grudnia 2016


​A new concept called "certified transitional farming" is helping to create a market for produce grown on farms that are transitioning to organic standards. Listen in this week as Dee ​​explains...

​Homemade Vanilla Salt for the Holidays and Beyond

Dodany: 13 grudnia 2016


Good quality ​salt adds essential minerals to our bodies and accentuates the flavors of our foods, from savory potatoes and soups to sweet baked goods. Vanilla salt goes one step further to add the...

Polydextrose--Fiber or Fibber?

Dodany: 5 grudnia 2016


In 1965,​ research chemist​ ​Dr. Hans Rennhard created ​a carbohydrate compound called ​polydextrose​, which has been used to increase the fiber content and replace sugar in foods since the...

​How to Benefit from Palm Oil and NOT Destroy the Rainforests

Dodany: 28 listopada 2016


It is a widely known fact that the production of palm oil on big corporate plantations in Southeast Asia is destroying rainforests and the natural habitats of orangutans. Fortunately, this is not...

​​How Probiotics can Stop Your Sugar Cravings and Help Manage Blood Sugar

Dodany: 21 listopada 2016


​The beneficial bacteria that live within your gut, called probiotics, can help you maintain optimal insulin and blood sugar levels. Listen in this week as Dee talks about ​a new study showing...

​What is the Human Microbiome?

Dodany: 14 listopada 2016


The human body is home to more than 1 trillion microbes​ that are responsible for the health of your digestion, immune system and more. Listen in this week as Dee ​​explains why this microbiome of...

​​Where has the Grade B Maple Syrup Gone?

Dodany: 31 października 2016


Some people have mistakenly believed that Grade B maple syrup was less processed and more nutritious than other grades, but that was just a myth.  Listen in this week as Dee talks about why grade B...

​There's a New Nutrition Fact Label in Town

Dodany: 24 października 2016


​Earlier this year, the FDA finalized a new look for the nutrition fact label.  There's more emphasis on important areas of concentration for consumers.  Listen in this week as Dee talks about the...

​​Natural Remedy for Garlic Breath

Dodany: 17 października 2016


If you love garlics's health benefits, but not the scent that sticks around on your breath, listen in this week as Dee talks about a new study that shows certain whole foods you can eat with or...

​Manuka Honey - Food as Medicine

Dodany: 26 września 2016


Owing to what it known as the "medicinal trilogy" contained in this special honey, manuka honey is ranked in the category of superfoods.  Listen in this week as Dee talks about the r​many benefits...

​Miraculous Maca Root

Dodany: 19 września 2016


​Looking for a natural way to balance hormones, increase energy and get a better benefit from your workouts? Listen in this week as Dee ​talks about the adaptogenic qualities of maca root, a tuber...

​Pink is the new Gold

Dodany: 29 sierpnia 2016


​Many people believe that Himalayan pink salt is the cleanest and purest salt on the planet, owing to its bounty of minerals. Listen in this week as Dee talks about the many benefits this salt...

​Benefits of Bell Peppers

Dodany: 22 sierpnia 2016


​Their unique bell shape and variety of colors make them a favorite for salads and stir-fries, but these peppery beauties bestow an array of important health benefits. Listen in this week as...

Are You Getting Enough Iron from Your Foods?

Dodany: 8 sierpnia 2016


Anemia (aka iron deficiency) is the most common nutritional deficiency in the U.S.  This may be because certain dietary habits can interfere with its absorption.  Listen in this week as Dee talks...

The DARK Act - What Does It Mean for the Future of GMO Labeling?

Dodany: 2 sierpnia 2016


On July 29, 2016,  Congress passed legislation that wipes out Vermont's GMO labeling law and replaces it with a much weaker federal law.  Listen in this week as Dee explains the terms of the new...