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Study Shows Diet As Powerful As Drugs PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael McCaffrey   
Monday, March 04, 2013




For the first time ever, a study has shown that diet can have as powerful an effect on your health compared to drugs in preventing cardiovascular disease.

The study, published last week in The New England Journal of Medicine, is making waves in the cardiovascular medicine. Experts are calling for more rigorous studies of popular diets recommended by cardiologists.

The study involved 7447 people in Spain, half randomly assigned to follow the Mediterranean diet while the remainder was to follow a low-fat diet. The study ended early (less than 5 years) with 30% fewer heart attacks, strokes, and death from heart disease compared to the low-fat diets.

For more info on this diet, you can go to the study here as well as a New York Times article here.
Fat Burnin’ Foods in Place of a Low-Fat Diet PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jennifer Lowe   
Monday, March 04, 2013


Back in the 90’s slimmers everywhere were raving about the low-fat diet. From low-fat cookies to low-fat shakes – the fad paved the way for the low-fat-everything that lines the shelves of our supermarkets today. On the face of it, it all seemed to make sense back then. Lower fat food equalled less fat in our bellies - right? Well, not necessarily. It wasn’t until 2006 when Harvard University unleashed the results of their eight-year long study into low-fat diets. The study, in which 49,000 women participated, concluded that low-fat diets didn’t make us slimmer at all - In fact, it could do quite the opposite. What’s more, the low-fat diet didn’t even lower the risk of heart disease, breast cancer or colorectal cancer as first claimed, either.


The Low-Fat Flop

The low-fat diet, which emphasizes whole grain foods and fruit and vegetables (with a daily calorie intake consisting of about 20% from fat, 60% from carbohydrates, and 20% from protein) was found to significantly slow metabolism (the body’s fat-burning furnace, of course); with more recent studies also noting its adverse effect on both lipids and insulin resistance. Furthermore, because low-fat diets are high in carbohydrates (most of which come in the form of quickly digested foods, such as flour, rice, potatoes) the diet can also increase hunger - meaning it has the potential to be a particularly torturous experience for anyone who struggles with dietary discipline. Add to that the link between obesity, heart disease and additives (which are commonly used in low-fat foods as a substitute for flavour, after fats have been artificially removed) the low-fat diet isn’t as good an option as it might at first seem - especially for those of us who don't consume processed foods.

The Good Fats

Granted, avoiding the ‘bad fats’ (primarily trans fats) can help your lose weight; but in order to do so any budding ‘loser’ must acknowledge the good, healthy fats too – and not put them aside like the low-fat diet encourages. According to research, monounsaturated fats can actually prevent abdominal fat, along with providing a whole host of other health benefits; such as raising good cholesterol, lowering the bad and keeping your arteries plaque free. Monounsaturated fats can be found in olive oil, nuts, seeds and avocados. Polyunsaturated fats shouldn’t be overlooked either. Found within Omega-3 and Omega-6, they also contribute to overall well being. Omega-3 (found within fish, such as salmon or mackerel) improves brain function, mood and immune system; whilst Omega-6 (found within corn and beef) keeps skin and eyes healthy when consumed in moderation. Consequently, avoiding all fat isn’t necessarily a wise move when you’re in pursuit of a slimmer figure.

Foods That Boost Fat Burning Hormones

Aside from exercise, or in conjunction with it, altering your diet to stimulate fat burning hormones is an ideal way to lose excess weight. And unlike the low-fat diet, it makes scientific sense. Fat burning hormones are present in all of us; testosterone, HGH, Leptin and thyroxine, for example, all play a part in burning fat, and their efficiency and influence on the metabolic rate can be boosted by eating the right foods.


Seafood is fantastic when it comes to giving those fat burning hormones a kick in the rear. Oily fish high in Omega-3 fatty acids offer many benefits (as noted above) but also stimulate the production of leptin. The leptin hormone regulates and controls metabolism, therefore when your leptim levels rise, your metabolism speeds up and you feel less hungry - which is especially good news for those wanting to lose weight. 


HGH (aka Human Growth Hormone) is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland, which does many useful things; including boosting energy, keeping bones strong, retaining muscle and of course burning fat - even whilst we’re asleep. Amino acids stimulate HGH, and can be found in nuts. Therefore Brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds can all contribute towards burning fat and weight loss.

Vitamin C Foods

Citrus fruits that contain vitamin C are fantastic for diluting fat, and helping to remove it from the body faster. Oranges, tangerines, limes (and perhaps the occasional margarita?) are all very useful in weight loss. As well as being packed with vitamins and all that good stuff you’d want anyway, they also give your metabolism a kick.

Foods that boost Metabolism

As well as the larger groups, there are plenty of individual metabolism-boosting foods that can contribute towards losing weight when integrated within your diet. Many of them stimulate positive fat-burning hormones, and some counter the negative ones, making them all pretty useful. Here’s just a handful.

Hot Peppers – are great for giving your metabolism a kick. Even a pinch of cayenne in your meal is shown to increase your metabolism by 25% for three hours after you’ve eaten.

Milk (raw organic milk is best) – Calcium is wonderful for the metabolism - it’s also recommended you have a daily intake of 1,200 – 1,300mg for your general health anyway.

Eggs (oragnic) – As well as stimulating metabolism, eggs are full of Vitamin B12; which contributes to breaking down fat.

Ginger – Great for both metabolism, and circulation.

Organic Dark Chocolate – Stress hormones can cause the body to store fat. Dark chocolate counters this, reducing cortisol levels.

Lean Protein – Lean protein is great for both energy and metabolism. When it comes to weight loss, protein helps you lose fat, as opposed to muscle. This can lead to a higher lean muscle mass, which in turn leads to burning more calories on a daily basis - further aiding weight control.

And of course, there are many, many more.

The Big Fat Truth

With obesity ever on the rise, fatty food is on everyone’s lips. There is a huge emphasis on what we shouldn’t eat, rather than what we should. With relatively recent studies like Harvard’s, turning out such dramatic revelations, perhaps we should see through the fog of dud diets, flimsy fads, metabolism myths, and celebrity weight loss sagas; instead turning our attention onto what science actually tells us. And what science tells us is that there’s a whole host of wonderful fat-burning hormones waiting to be triggered by good, non-processed, natural food. Therefore, eating yourself skinny is not as far-fetched as it might seem!

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The Power of Parsley PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dee McCaffrey, CDC   
Wednesday, January 30, 2013





Did you know that parsley—that little bunch of curly greens that garnish restaurant plates—is one of the world’s seven most potent disease-fighting spices?  It’s right up there with ginger, oregano, cinnamon, turmeric, sage and red chili peppers.  I can’t remember exactly when I first started eating my plate garnish, and then buying a bunch of parsley each week to incorporate into my meals, but it had to be right around the time I learned of the nutritive power contained in this under-appreciated vegetable.

Although parsley is the world’s most popular culinary herb, it has health protective properties that rival those of many green leafy vegetables. When it comes to nutrition, parsley has you covered.  It contains high levels of beta carotene (vitamin A), vitamin B12, folate (vitamin B9), chlorophyll, calcium, more vitamin C than citrus fruits, more vitamin K than kale, spinach and collard greens, and many other essential nutrients.  Additionally, parsley contains two classes of unusual components—volatile oils and antioxidants called flavonoids—that provide unique health benefits.

Here’s what’s unique about the Power of Parsley:

Anti-Cancer Power
Parsley's volatile oils—particularly one called myristicin—have been shown to inhibit tumor formation in animal studies, and particularly, tumor formation in the lungs. Myristicin has also been shown to activate glutathione, the powerfully helpful compound involved in liver detoxification. The activity of parsley's volatile oils qualifies it as a "chemoprotective" food, and in particular, a food that can help neutralize particular types of carcinogens (especially those found in cigarette smoke and charcoal grill smoke). Parsley’s volatile oils are also what gives it its legendary ability to freshen your breath at the end of your meal.

Antioxidant Power and Anti-Inflammatory Power
The flavonoids in parsley—especially one called luteolin— have been shown to function as antioxidants that combine with highly reactive oxygen-containing molecules (called free radicals).  Luteolin is a strong antioxidant that searches out and eradicates free radicals in the body that cause damage to the cells. Luteolin also promotes carbohydrate metabolism and serves the body as an anti-inflammatory agent. In addition to its flavonoids, parsley is an excellent source of two other antioxidant nutrients—vitamin A and vitamin C—that are also important for the prevention of many diseases.

Vitamin A Power
Parsley contains high amounts of the carotenoid beta-carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body.  Beta carotene is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect the liver, lungs and colon from free radical damage caused by toxins. Vitamin A is important for your eyes, skin and immune system and is also used for protein assimilation.

Vitamin C Power
Parsley contains more vitamin C than any other standard culinary vegetable, with 80 mg per cup of fresh parsley (106% of the RDA). Famous for boosting the immune system, vitamin C is also a key nutrient for the health of the adrenal glands.  Along with luteolin, the vitamin C found in parsley serves as an effective anti-inflammatory agent within the body.  When consumed regularly, vitamin A and vitamin C combat the onset of inflammatory disorders, such as osteoarthritis (the degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone) and rheumatoid arthritis (a disease causing inflammation in the joints). 

Immune System Boosting Power
A strong immune system is the key to warding off germs, viruses and diseases, and repair of damaged tissue and broken bones.  The antioxidant power of vitamin C and vitamin A found in parsley both strengthen the body's immune system, but in different ways. Vitamin C is necessary for collagen, the main structural protein found in connective tissue. This essential nutrient will not only accelerate the body's ability to repair wounds, but also maintain healthy bones and teeth.  Vitamin A, on the other hand, fortifies and protects the body’s entry points, such as mucous membranes, the lining of the eyes, and respiratory, urinary and intestinal tracts. It keeps germs and infections at bay.  Moreover, white blood cells rely on vitamin A to fight infection in the body.  Vitamin A is a nutrient so important to a strong immune system that its nickname is the "anti-infective vitamin."

Vitamin K Power
Parsley is loaded with vitamin K—just 2 tablespoons of raw parsley contain 124 mcg or 155 percent of the RDA. The body uses vitamin K to help blood clot properly and to make osteocalcin, a protein that strengthens the compositon of our bones.  It is necessary for bones to get the minerals they need to form properly. Vitamin K also prevents calcium build-up in our tissues that can lead to atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease and stroke. Finally, the body uses vitamin K to make the fat needed to maintain the myelin sheath around our nerves, to protect and strenghten our nervous system as a whole.

Folate and Heart Health Power
Folate, also called folic acid or vitamin B9,  is one of the most important B vitamins.  In addition to being an important nutrient for pregnant women, one of its most critical roles in relation to cardiovascular health is to convert homocysteine into benign molecules. Homocysteine is an amino acid that occurs in the body and can threaten the body's blood vessels when its levels become too high.  At high levels, homocysteine increases the risk of heart attacks and stroke in people with atherosclerosis or diabetic heart disease. The folate found in parsley helps convert homocysteine into harmless molecules, thereby helping to ward off cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack, stroke, and atherosclerosis. 

Folic acid is also a critical nutrient for proper cell division and is therefore vitally important for cancer-prevention in two areas of the body that contain rapidly dividing cells—the colon, and in women, the cervix.  One cup of parsley contains a whopping 23 percent of your daily requirement of this crucial vitamin.

Chlorophyll Power
Parsley is abundant in chlorophyll, which purifies the blood and inhibits the spread of bacteria, fungi and other organismsChlorophyll also suppresses viruses and helps the lungs to discharge residues from environmental pollution.  It has  potent antioxidant properties and is effective in preventing and treating many types of cancer.

Iron Power
Iron is the transporter of oxygen to your tissues and also rids the body of carbon dioxide, and parsley is an exceptional source of it.  A half-cup of fresh parsley or one tablespoon dried has about 10 percent of your daily iron requirements. Plus, parsley has an abundance of the vitamin C your body needs to absorb iron, so it’s a very effective source of it.

Vitamin B12 Power
Parsley contains traces of B12 producing compounds. Such compounds are needed for the formation of red blood cells and normal cell growth, important for fertility, pregnancy, immunity and the prevention of degenerative illness. The action of vitamin B12, however, is inhibited by birth control pills, antibiotics, intoxicants, stress, sluggish liver, and excess bacteria or parasites in the colon or digestive tracts. Parsley helps to counteract these inhibitors.

Protein, Calcium and Many other Powers
Parsley contains the essential amino acids that the body uses to make proteins.  Twenty percent of its calories come from protein, about the same amount of protein as mushrooms.  One cup of raw parsley also contains nearly the same amount of calcium as one cup of raw kale (82.8 mg vs. 90.5 mg respectively), and the calcium in parsley and kale is more absorbable than the calcium in milk.  Parsley also contains phosphorus, potassium, manganese, inositol, and sulphur—all important nutrients for overall long-term health.
So, next time parsley appears on your plate as a garnish, recognize its true powers and partake of its abilities to improve your health. As an added bonus, you'll also enjoy parsley's legendary ability to cleanse your palate and your breath at the end of your meal.

Enjoy raw parsley sprigs added to salads or soups, or sprinkle chopped parsley on top of scrambled eggs. Toss it into rice or quinoa, and use dried parsley in recipes.

"The World’s Healthiest Foods" by George Mateljan

Chia Seeds for Weight Loss, Brain Health, and More! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dee McCaffrey, CDC   
Friday, January 04, 2013

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You might remember chia as the sprouts that grow on terra cotta figurines called Chia Pets, however in the past few years the seeds of the chia plant have been making a new mark in the health food world.  Though a newcomer to America, chia seeds were a staple food, like corn and beans, in the diets of the Aztecs and Mayans.

Chia seeds, which can be either white or black,  are highly nutritious.  They are now widely used in food products and are available online as well as in many natural food markets. Whole and ground chia seeds are being added to fruit drinks, snack foods and cereals and sold on their own to be baked into cookies and sprinkled on yogurt.  They also make a great egg or oil replacer in recipes.

What makes chia seeds so unique is their  “gelling” action.  When the seeds are exposed to liquid (water, juice, etc.) the soluble fiber on the outside of the seed-shell is activated. Each seed grabs onto more than nine times its own weight in liquid, and holds it there, forming a “gel”.

Chia is also very versatile for adding to foods because it has no flavor of it's own.  You can add it to drinks or food, and instead of changing the flavor, it will enhance it. Chia Seeds take on and distribute (never replace) the flavor of foods or drinks you add them to.

Chia seeds have become known as a “super seed” because of their many nutritional benefits.  Just one ounce of chia seeds per day can provide you with a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, calcium and other minerals, complete protein, fiber and antioxidants. Also, because chia seeds’ fiber and gelling action keep you feeling full for longer periods of time, you won’t be tempted to eat between meals, so they’re a great weight loss aid.

Here’s what else makes chia seeds so great:

Chia Seeds are a Rich Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids For Brain Health - Chia is one of the most concentrated sources of omega-3 in any food. Ounce for ounce, chia seeds have more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon.  Because of their omega-3 content, they have similar benefits to flax seeds and flax seed oil, but unlike flax seed, you don’t need to grind them to reap the health benefits.  Omega 3’s are important for brain health, including memory and concentration.  They also support heart health, weight loss, and beautiful skin, hair and nails.

Chia Seeds Balance Blood Sugar Levels and Aid in Weight Loss- Keeping balanced levels of blood sugar is important for both weight loss and lowering the risk for type 2 diabetes, but balanced blood sugar also ensures steady, constant energy throughout your day.

There are two ways that chia seeds balance blood sugar levels.  Both the gelling action of the seed, and it’s unique combination of soluble and insoluble fiber combine to slow down your body’s conversion of starches into sugars. If you eat chia with a meal, it will help you turn your food into constant, steady energy rather than a series of ups and downs that wear you out.

Chia Seeds are High in Fiber and Keep the Colon Healthy- With nearly 11 grams of fiber per ounce, chia delivers 42 percent of the  recommended daily value of fiber in a single serving. Fiber is vital for all aspects of health, and is especially key for weight loss, stabilizing blood sugar, and healthy digestion. Fiber helps slow digestion and makes you feel fuller by soaking up fluid and expanding in your digestive tract.

Chia seeds provide a high amount of soluble and insoluble fiber, which are necessary for good colon health. Each chia seed is coated with soluble fibers which aid its gelling action. The exterior of the seed is protected by insoluble fiber. The insoluble fiber is unable to be digested so instead, it helps keep food moving smoothly through the digestive process. Soluble fiber, and the gel coating of the seed keeps the colon hydrated and ensures proper elimination of waste from the colon.

Chia Seeds Provide More Calcium than Milk – One ounce of chia seeds delivers 18 percent of the daily value of calcium, which is three times more than skim milk.  They also provide iron, niacin, magnesium, strontium, phosphorous and zinc.
Chia Seeds Are a Complete Protein - Chia is one of nature’s highest plant-based sources of complete protein, containing about 20 percent protein, a higher percentage than found in many other plant sources such as grains and legumes. Also, most protein from plant sources like grains and legumes are incomplete, meaning you have to combine them with other foods to get a complete protein source. But chia’s protein is complete, just like that of animal proteins. Chia seeds also contain strontium which helps to assimilate protein and produce high energy. The combination of complete protein, vitamins, minerals and blood-sugar balancing gel all work together to provide you with steady energy.

Chia Seeds are Loaded with Antioxidants - Chia seeds are an excellent source of antioxidants containing even more antioxidants than fresh blueberries. The high amounts of antioxidants in chia seeds also keeps the oils from going rancid - contributing to a long shelf life.  This is what makes them advantageous over flax seeds, which need to be ground to get their benefits, but go rancid quickly after grinding.

Chia seeds don’t need to be ground to get their benefits.  At room temperature, whole chia seeds stay fresh and ready to eat for over two years.  This amazing ability is not found in other seeds like flax or sesame, because those seeds don’t have the same rich anti-oxidant content.  Anti-oxidants help prevent free-radical damage in your body. Free radicals lead to conditions such as premature aging of the skin,  chronic inflammation of various tissues, and the formation of cancer cells. 

Chia Seeds can Replace Eggs and Oils in Recipes  - You can easily replace one fourth of the oil or butter in a baking recipe with chia gel without noticing any change in the taste or texture, and can also replace eggs. The food will bake the same and taste the same (or better) from the addition of the chia gel, and it will increase the nutritional profile of your foods. Although it might be tempting to substitute a larger percent for a larger benefit, 25% is the maximum substitution ratio you can use unnoticed.  Addint the chia gel to your recipes can keep the food moist and tasting fresh longer. This can be used in many things like cakes, muffins, brownies, quick breads or any recipe that asks for oil or butter.
Start by mixing ¼ cup chia seeds and 1 cup of water, stir, and let sit for 15 minutes or so.  The seeds will turn into a gel that is the consistency of pudding or custard.  You can store chia gel in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

To use chia gel in your recipes, divide the amount of butter or oil by 4, and then use that amount of chia gel to fill in.   To replace eggs, use the following guidelines.  Please note that you cannot replace both eggs and oil with chia gel in a recipe, it has to be one or the other.  Combine water and chia and let sit for 10-15 minutes or until it gels:chia gel

Ingredients for 1 egg:
3 Tbsp Water
1 Tbsp Chia Seed

Ingredients for 4 eggs:
¾  Cup Water
¼  Cup Chia Seed

Ingredients for 8 eggs:
1 ½  Cup Water
½  Cup Chia Seed

Chia Seed Gel Makes Great Snacks – When you soak chia seeds in other liquids that have flavor, such as a fruit juice, vegetable juice, or flavored water you have an instant snack.  Prepare a flavored gel by combining 1 cup of liquid and ¼ cup chia seeds, stir,  and allow them to soak for about 15 minutes. You can eat the gel after 15 minutes or let it soak longer to increase the nutrition content.

Adding fruit or granola to the gel is a great way to make a unique snack and will give you a great energy boost.  Sliced bananas, pears, or peaches are a perfect compliment. Blueberries, raspberries or strawberries also add an amazing flavor and texture. Stir the fruit in gently and eat the chia gel with a spoon.

The fruit juice chia gel makes an incredible topping for yogurt, oatmeal, and desserts as well. When the gel is mixed with fruit and layered with yogurt or custard you have a delicious parfait. The possibilities are endless!

chia seed pudding

Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

1 ½  cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
4 drops liquid stevia, or to taste
1/4 cup chia seeds
fresh fruit toppings of your choice, optional

Combine almond milk, chia seeds, and stevia in a bowl and stir thoroughly. Place in the refrigerator for two hours or overnight to thicken, stirring occasionally. Spoon into serving dishes and top with fresh fruit as desired.

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