Optimizing Digestion

Digestion is central to health. The foods required for body construction, maintenance, and repair must first be broken down in the digestive tract to enable the body to absorb their building blocks. These building blocks include essential nutrients (minerals, vitamins, essential...

Beautiful Skin from Within

Beautiful Skin from Within   Lack of essential fatty acids (EFAs) constitutes the most neglected aspect of a nutritional program for healthy, radiant skin. More specifically, while our intake of the omega-6 EFA linoleic acid has doubled in our diet, our intake of the omega-3...

Udo Erasmus: The Right Fat Diet and Essential Fatty Acids

“In our culture, most overweight results from excessive consumption of sweet and starchy foods. If we limit our intake of carbohydrates to our body’s energy requirement, normal body weight is one of the benefits. Fats suppress appetite and therefore help to stabilize...

Cooking oils are Health Destroying

How Bad are Cooking Oils? by Udo Erasmus PhD.   Cooking oils are highly processed, using manufacturing methods that are destructive to oil molecules. These practices are utilized primarily to lengthen and stabilize the shelf life of oils. Because many people are unaware of...