Diet Science

What are Digestive Enzymes and Why Do You Need Them?

Hinzugefügt: 11. April 2021

Digestive enzymes are naturally produced in various places within the digestive system. If you're not producing enough of them, digestion is impaired, and you won't be well nourished even if you...

Lower Cholesterol Naturally with Pu·erh Tea

Hinzugefügt: 28. März 2021

A form of fermented tea, known as Emperor's Pu·erh tea, has been used for over 500 years in China as a medicinal tea.  Recent studies show that it contains compounds that naturally lower...

What is Zonulin?

Hinzugefügt: 1. März 2021

In 2000 researchers discovered a molecule called zonulin that is created in the gut when gluten is present and triggers intestinal permeability (aka leaky gut)--even in people who do not have...

Alpha-Lipoic Acid for Diabetes, Weight Loss and More!

Hinzugefügt: 22. Februar 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 3

What makes broccoli and spinach so healthy? One particular compound found naturally in these foods is alpha-lipoic acid, a powerful antioxidant.  Listen in this week as Dee explains the various...

Quercetin Quenches Inflammation, Allergy Symptoms, Viruses and More!

Hinzugefügt: 15. Februar 2021

Quercitin is one of the most abundant and powerful antioxidants found in foods and created naturally in our body.  Listen in this week as Dee discusses the many ways quercitin works to boost your...

The Benefits of Peanut Butter

Hinzugefügt: 1. Februar 2021

Whether creamy or crunchy, peanut butter packs some health benefits. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the nutritional power of peanut butter, and some cautions you need to be aware of.

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A Little Bit of Lucuma has Huge Benefit

Hinzugefügt: 25. Januar 2021

The dried powdered version of a fruit native to Peru has a long list of health benefits in addition to being a delicious low glycemic sweetener.  Listen in this week as Dee discusses the many ways...

Boost Your Health with Berberine

Hinzugefügt: 18. Januar 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 3

More than 4,000 studies have documented the impressive health benefits of a natural plant compound called Berberine--everything from weight loss to lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, to...

A Nut That Cleans Your Clothes??

Hinzugefügt: 29. Dezember 2020

Soap nuts are not actually nuts and don't actually contain soap---but they're all the rage as a non-toxic alternative to laundry detergent.  Listen in this week as Dee explains the chemistry of...

The Yummy Benefits of Yacón Syrup

Hinzugefügt: 6. Dezember 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

The syrup produced from the yacón root is well known for its sweet taste and health benefits. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the nutritional and therapeutic properties of yacón and how it can...

Tiny Tiger Nuts Provide Huge Health Benefits

Hinzugefügt: 22. November 2020

Meet the tiger nut--a trendy superfood with a tiger-striped exterior that's not actually a nut.  Listen in this week as Dee discusses what tiger nuts are and why eating them offers some hefty...

What is Citric Acid, and Is It Safe?

Hinzugefügt: 8. November 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

Citric acid is one of the most common food additives and is also used in cleaning products, medicines and beauty products.  Listen in this week as Dee explains what exactly citric acid is, the...

The Benefits of Beef Tallow

Hinzugefügt: 25. Oktober 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

Centuries before the invention of Crisco, tallow (or beef fat) was considered a healthy and delicious fat for cooking, baking and more. Listen in this week as Dee explains the health benefits of...

A Banana a Day Keeps the Heart Disease Away

Hinzugefügt: 18. Oktober 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

Research reveals that eating bananas every day could help prevent heart attacks and strokes.  Listen in this week as Dee explains the nutritive powers of bananas, and why regular consumption of...

In Defense of Potatoes

Hinzugefügt: 11. Oktober 2020

Potatoes have been banished from many people's diets due to myths about their effects on health. Listen in this week as Dee puts an end to the nutrition myths surrounding spuds and explains why you...

Is Duckweed a Reliable Source of Plant-Based Vitamin B12?

Hinzugefügt: 4. Oktober 2020

Vitamin B12 is a very important vitamin for cardiovascular and neurological health, but it is also the only vitamin that is not recognized as being reliably supplied from plant foods, leaving...

Monk Fruit: Is it Worth the Hype?

Hinzugefügt: 27. September 2020

Monk fruit sweetener, aka Luo Han Guo, is a zero calorie sugar alternative that has taken a prominent place among sugar-free devotees and those with diabetes.  Listen in this week as Dee explains...

The Good and Bad on Oxalates

Hinzugefügt: 21. September 2020

Oxalates are compounds found in many healthy foods and can also be made within your body, but some people may need to minimize their consumption.  Listen in this week as Dee discusses nutritional...

The Benefits of Vitamin B6

Hinzugefügt: 30. August 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 4

The term “vitamin B6” makes it sound like it’s only one nutrient, but the term refers to a group of six related compounds that have similar activity and very important roles in the way our body...

Have You Gone Wild for Oat Milk?

Hinzugefügt: 24. August 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 4

Oat milk is one of the newest members of the "alt-milk" community--known especially for its creamy frothiness in coffee shop espresso drinks.  Listen in this week as Dee discusses how oat milk is...