Tag: nutrition


Jan

29

2010

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

by Darryl Roundy, DC This may come as a complete shock to many, but there are several problems associated with drinking milk. Currently, it is estimated that 70% of the population is lactose intolerant. In other words, 70% of the population is incapable of digesting milk properly due to the absence of lactase, a specific enzyme necessary to digest milk. Furthermore, the majority of those...

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Jan

29

2010

MSG: It’s not just in Oriental food anymore

by Darryl Roundy, DC Many of you have probably heard a little something about MSG (monosodium glutamate). Commonly, this additive is associated with Chinese food, but few realize that it’s in most processed store-bought foods and fast foods.MSG was first developed in 1908 in the laboratory of Dr. Kikunae Ikeda. Dr. Ikeda extracted the substance from a flavor enhancing seaweed known as kombu (Laminaria japonica)...

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Jan

29

2010

Antacids – something your body doesn’t need

I can’t tell you how many patients enter our office taking TUMS in hopes of increasing their daily calcium intake. To say this is a travesty is an understatement! If you want calcium, do what cows do – eat your greens. Taking an antacid is a B A D idea for several reasons. It sounds good in theory, but it doesn’t work in REALITY. Calcium...

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Jan

29

2010

Fish Oil for Everyone

Food for thought…these are some of the reasons I’m so passionate about clean fish oil for everyone… Study #1: Higher blood levels of omega-3s linked to better mental performance Researchers at the Netherlands’ Maastricht University examined the fatty acid levels in 807 people aged 50 to 70, both at the beginning and the end of a three year period (Dullemeijer C et al 2007). Likewise,...

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