I have heard that I should skip hemp foods because Omega 6 fats are bad for you? I really like hemp seed but I don’t want to do something wrong for my health. Help please! – Kelly Well, you would have to skip a lot more than hemp to avoid omega 6 fatty acids and in doing so […]Continue Reading...
I am a 49 year old female with a history of kidney stones. In September of 2009, I was diagnosed with Sponge Kidney Disease. I know that my stones were high in Calcium and Oxalate. On May 8, 2015, I had a 9mm kidney stone on my left side removed by a procedure called ureteroscopy. […]
In the form of juices, smoothies, soups, and shots, so many of us are turning to liquid nutrition at different points in our days. So is liquid nutrition good? Is drinking a salad the same as eating one? And if so, why? Are some liquid options better than others? The answer – not surprising – […]
Question: I travel a lot and am allergic to dairy, eggs, and gluten. I never seem to be able to come up with a breakfast option that’s good for me – any ideas? Answer: Traveling can make it hard to find better for you foods, period. So when you have foods you need to avoid […]
When it comes to taking care of our hearts nutritionally, Hemp Hearts top the list as they deliver nutrients the heart needs to function at its best – and one nutrient in particular that’s receiving a lot of attention (finally!) for its role in heart health. In other posts we’ve discussed Hemp Hearts being a […]
As a qualitarian (someone who chooses the better quality choice at each eating occasion), discovering hemp opened up many food option doors to me all at once. I wanted to take this opportunity to share my history with hemp, which two yeas ago led to my endorsement of Hemp History Week. Quality proteins: hemp […]
No this isn’t a new candy! But it’s equally worth celebrating. Hemp provides two key minerals important for anyone in their daily diet. Magnesium: this critical nutrient can be deemed “Mother Nature’s muscle relaxant” because it helps muscles turn off their contraction enabling relaxation. This means it helps reduce headaches, constipation, stress, cramps and […]
Thanks for this great question. Before I lay out my suggestions, I want to clarify a few of the terms, however, so that we are all on the same page. First, weight loss is an effective manner to improve one’s health; but healthy weight loss is a) the kind that occurs at a pace the […]