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The Case for Vegetarianism

A solution to many current health problems

Ideas about what we should eat have been circulating since time immemorial, but by and large what we have eaten in the past has been purely based on individual needs for survival. There was a time when there were plenty of game animals and then we moved on to farming.

Economics came to play a role in what

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Ahh; Bacon

The aroma, the sizzle..

Bacon is considered by many to be a staple of the Western diet with some people consuming it several times a week and for meat eaters it’s not hard to know why. That rich singed fatty smell makes people’s mouths water in delightful expectation. It makes the taste buds tingle, but is it actually good for us?

According to a newly

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Emu Oil

From the world’s second-largest living bird

Smaller than African Ostriches, the Emu, (Dromaius novaehollandiae) is Australia’s tallest native bird which grows to more than 1.5 m (5 feet) tall and weighs over 45 kilograms (100 pounds).

Emus are a soft-feathered and travel great distances for food, and when necessary they can sprint at 50 km/h (30 mph). Their diet is made up of plants and

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Colostrum

Beestings, bisnings or first milk

Colostrum is the first milk produced by any lactating mammal and it contains the nutrients required to activate the digestive system of the newborn and the antibodies required to protect them against disease.

Most species including human mothers to be generate colostrum just prior to giving birth. Colostrum as well as being lower in fat, is higher in protein than

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Deer Velvet

The horns of a deer

Deer antlers are the usually large, branching bony appendages which grow on the heads of males (stags) of most deer species.

The antlers fall off and re-grow completely every year and when they are re-growing, the deer are said to be ‘in velvet’. This is the stage when the growing antler is covered in velvet and the epidermis covering the

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The down side of meat

Or the downside of up

While animal and fish protein provides power and growth factors that make us strong, there is a cost. Meat takes longer to digest and it often comes laden with hormones and other agricultural chemicals like ractopamine that is used in beef, pork, turkeys and other food animals.

The same growth and performance can be gained from a vegetarian

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Milk and Osteoporosis

We are what we eat

Russell Eaton offered controversy in his book Organic Milk Myth: Why Organic and UHT Milk are Much Worse for Health Than Regular Milk.

However in his latest book “Beat Osteoporosis Now” (only available from Amazon for kindle), author Russell Eaton says: ‘Dairy milk does increase bone density, but this comes at

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A1 or A2 Milk?

New Research validates consumer fears

Parents for many years have suspected that cows milk was causing health problems in their children and they were right. A1 and A2 milk refer to a type of beta-casein protein. The A1 is known for causing health problems such as lactose intolerance and the A2 milk better suited for human consumption.

Scientists tell us that Cow’s milk contains six

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Milk a Food or toxin?

How Do We Decide

By Tim Triche, Jr

I came across an article recently which solidified a lot of what I have been reading lately (in between studying and working out a lot to kill the stress) about calcium, phosphorus, excretion studies, and Haversian system degeneration from calcium loss. I’m disturbed by what I’ve seen in the journals and scientific literature, and before anyone dares

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Proteins

Essential nutrients for the human body

Dinner?

Proteins are one of the building blocks of body tissue, and can also serve as a fuel source. Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

Proteins perform a vast array of functions within living organisms from catalysing metabolic reactions to DNA replication, responding to stimuli, and transporting

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