Here are five key reasons today’s food contains fewer nutrients than the food of past generations: 1. Monoculture farming (the practice of growing a single crop on a very large scale) over crop rotation has depleted the soil of key nutrients. 2. The Agri-business companies harvest early before the produce has ripened and really assimilated […]read more
What Role Does Nutrition Play in Skin Cancer?
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By Betty Murray It’s important to eat a healthy diet every day, but there are some foods—called “superfoods”—that provide even more nutrients and health benefits. It you want to look great and feel great, here are seven superfoods you should eat every day: Water. Your body needs water to live. Period. You cannot expect your body […]read more
Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby
By Betty Murray August is National Breastfeeding Month, raising awareness about breastfeeding as the best form of nutrition for infants. Why is breastfeeding so important for new moms? According to womenshealth.gov, breastfeeding not only protects the child, but it benefits the health of the mother, as well. Breast milk, which begins as colostrum, is nutrient rich, […]read more