Monthly Archives: July 2010
Saturated, Monounsaturated, and Polyunsaturated Fats in Your Diet…
Despite a century of research, scientists continue arguing about fat regulation and healthy fats-and-oils ratio in our diet because of the complexities of human metabolism, appetite, and body weight, and because of the inadequacy of the contemporary experimental tools that measure body needs.
From the Paleolithic or prehistoric era till the 19th century, people consumed oils as a component of Continue reading
Water is a large part of human body: babies about 78%, one year old 65%, adult men about 60%, and adult women about 55%. Our lean muscles are about 75% water by weight, our bones are about 22% of water, and our body fat contains 10% of water. Of the total body water of 60% of body weight, intracellular fluid is 40% and extracellular fluid is 20% of body weight. Continue reading
Between 51 and 80 percent of the US population uses supplements – vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and herbs – to cure ailments, aid digestion, increase energy, and maintain health.
Here are a few concerns related to supplementation, and we appreciate if you could tell us about your experience using supplements. Continue reading