This is an ongoing and ever-changing list of natural health articles that will give you some good information from good resources.
We each have to take responsibility for ourselves and realize there are always two sides to just about every subject. Reading is good for the mind and helps us to learn more on any given subject, and to see other perspectives. Educating ourselves on our food choices is an important area to learn as much as possible so we know how to feed ourselves properly.
I am always interested in what the latest findings of the soybean has on our health. We know that the Asian countries have used soy in their diets for thousands of years, but keep in mind, they use only a small amount. They also do not process it the America way, which is reported up to 90% of the soy crops are genetically engineered.
Soybeans and corn are grown and fed to all of the feed animals and farmed fish. Soy protein isolates are found in most all of our processed foods including breads, cereals to salad dressings.
This section includes a few natural health articles from different author's point of view on the subject so that you can decide how much soy you may want to have in your diet.
Breast Disease Study
This article written by Mark Messina, PhD in nutrition talks about a few
of the studies of soy intake and that of Japanese women, healthy women
and rats. The controversy continues for the consumption of soy in the
American diet. Does soy affect women and breast disease?
What about Soy? This article is written by John Robbins breaking down some of the negatives that have been waged against soybean's over the years.
Is Safe Soy?
Dangers of Soy
10 Answers to Questions about consuming Soy Products
Here is a selection of good natural health articles to check out the virtues of a plant-based diet. Articles written by MD's and top athletes that tout the benefits of the plant-based diet.
The Protein Myth from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - A worthwhile article from Neil Barnard M.D. that gives a brief history of protein and how much we really need.
Vegetarian Crowned Germany's Strongest Man
Vegan Athlete Crowned World's Toughest Woman
How to Cleanse and Nourish Your Cells with Fresh Vegetable Juices - Great article by Dr. Ben Kim on the benefits of juicing vegetables. The article includes some excellent juice recipes so don't miss out.
Lessons from a Pharmacist: I Get a Big Fat Paycheck While You Stay Sick - Fascinating article by Dustin Rudolph who tells it like it is. The article includes his personal story on how he found out after becoming a pharmacist, that how we eat deeply affects our health.
We have been told that we need dairy to get our calcium. But where do the cows get calcium from? The grass if they are the few of the lucky ones that gets to graze on some grass. Most cows that don't feed on grass are given calcium as a supplement. How crazy is that? So, then, why do we consume dairy products?
Why is cheese so addictive? - From a medical doctors research, discover why cheese is so addictive.
If you ever question what we have been led to believe, then it is my hope to encourage you to stretch outside of the box on we have been taught in. The information is out there, we just have to be willing to educate ourselves as to the facts.
So often we grow up with the truths that our parents and teachers taught us, but were they misinformed? Are they really true?
This page has links to natural health articles that I find thought provoking on subjects related to food. So check back periodically as more subjects and articles will be included.
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