Diet Science

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

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

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...

Algae Oil for Cooking?

Hinzugefügt: 17. August 2020

A cooking oil extracted from algae fermented in tanks similar to those used for making beer and wine---how good can it be?  Listen in this week as Dee discusses how algae oil is made and its...

What Happens if You Eat 20 Servings of Fruit a Day?

Hinzugefügt: 2. August 2020

A recent study helped to unravel longstanding questions about how the body handles fructose from fruit vs. fructose from refined sugars.  Listen in this week as Dee discusses the findings, and what...

pH Balance for Better Bones

Hinzugefügt: 20. Juli 2020

Bones are supposed to last a long time and decompose slowly; they are not supposed to deteriorate while we are alive!  Listen in this week as Dee discusses the most important contributing dietary...

Is Your Blood Type Protective Against COVID-19?

Hinzugefügt: 5. Juli 2020

Recent genetic studies confirm that people of a certain blood type are at significantly higher risk of developing severe cases of COVID-19 (defined as respiratory failure). Listen in this week as...

Saffron - A Spicy Treatment for Depression and More

Hinzugefügt: 21. Juni 2020

Did you know that the world's most prized spice has been clinically proven to be just as effective as Prozac, Zoloft and Tofranil, without any side effects? Listen in this week as Dee shares about...

Do You Need an Electrolyte Drink?

Hinzugefügt: 14. Juni 2020

Many bodily functions depend on electrolytes, such as nerve and heart function, muscle contraction, breathing and blood pressure. Listen in this week as Dee discusses electrolytes and the best ways...