The truth about hydration & water

Contributed by PWC integrative dietitian nutritionist Jena Savadsky Griffith, RDN, IHC Besides oxygen, water is our most essential nutrient for survival. We can go for weeks without food, but less time without water. Up to 60% of the human adult body is comprised of...

Parkinson’s & nutrition

Almost any disease state can be worsened or improved by nutrition. The food we eat literally becomes us; from its raw materials we build our blood, tissues, organs and systems of the body. As Parkinson’s (PD) is considered to be a neurodegenerative inflammatory...

The Worst Mistake in the History of Food Manufacturing …

and the easiest action you can take to improve your health. If I had to choose one product added to the food supply that has caused the most damage to humans it would be vegetable oils. I am not alone in this assertion, there have been many scientific studies and...

Maintaining a healthy diet through the holidays

The social gatherings that are typically part of the holidays can test a person’s commitment to a healthy diet. It’s important to think about your wellness goals ahead of time; establishing your parameters in advance can help you identify food that best supports you...

Glorious greens

There are five universally accepted tastes that stimulate and are perceived by our taste buds: sweet, salt, sour, umami (savory) and bitter. We have most of the flavors covered nicely, especially sweet and salt. However, the most ignored flavor in our diet and...