How Sugar-Free Food Damages Our Health

Sugar-free and fat-free don’t equal health! Dr. Michael Karlfeldt, ND, PhD addresses this myth, long perpetuated by the food industry. This paradigm has also been prominent in the health and medical fields, leading not to a resolution of weight gain and chronic health issues in our population, but the polar opposite.  The first thing we […]

Breakfast is an Important Meal

Do you eat breakfast every day? Dr. Michael Karlfeldt, ND, PhD tells why eating breakfast is important, and the role protein plays in maintaining proper weight and metabolic levels for optimal health. Low blood sugar causes cortisol production, which is a fat-storage hormone. What happens when we skip breakfast or there is a long […]

Majority of Disease occur as a result of Nutritional Deficiency

The model of standard medical care in the U.S. and other industrialized nations typically uses drugs and surgery to treat chronic health care issues.This approach to health care is not only bankrupting our nation, but fails to address root causes of health problems – nutritional deficiencies. A growing industry is nutritional supplements. In the U.S. […]

Inflammation and the Healing Power of Plant-Based Diet with Michelle Martinez

Dr. Michael Karlfeldt, ND, PhD talks with Lifestyle Coach and Dietary Counselor, Michelle Martinez about healing the body from female health conditions and others with a raw food diet. This diet supplies specific nutrients to repair tissues and keep your body healthy and strong. The diet Michelle educates about uses food in its raw and […]

Nutrient Absorption of the Foods We Eat

Our bodies are often unable to actually make use of the nutrients we ingest from the foods we eat. Hormonal issues, digestive issues and toxins all contribute to the problem. In addition, our foods are less nutrient-dense due to poor soil quality and the typical American diet is low in important nutrients. As a result, […]

The Importance of Fat

Jennifer Whitney, CHN discusses the importance of eating fat, even if you are pursuing a low-fat diet for weight loss or to maintain a healthy weight and what foods to include in your diet to ensure you are consuming enough fat for your dietary and health goals. You’ll learn about how the gallbladder needs fat […]

Are Exclusively Plant-Based Diets Preferrable to Those Which Include Animal Foods?

The inspiration for this article was some questions from someone on Facebook on the topic of a live interview on the Cancer Summit with Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome. The topic is whether consumption of an exclusively plant-based diet versus one that includes animal-foods is optimal, and the impact those […]

Why Dietary Saturated Fat is So Critical to Health

We live in a world where dietary fats have been increasingly feared and avoided. This is particularly true of saturated fat from animal foods. With epidemic numbers of our population experiencing heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and cancer, health experts and professionals have started to begin to understand the connection between between […]