Category Archives: Natural vs. Processed

Marketing Infant Formulas

For millions of years, humans (and their ancestors) have been breastfeeding. Only a few generations ago, did we start feeding formulas, for convenience. The amount of advertising that tells people how good and indispensable formulas are has got deeply into people´s heads. It´s a massive lie.  We have to wake up and say NO to

Benefits or Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

      Why should you even try an artificial sweetener? Do you really want to eat food created in a lab instead of in nature? It´s supposedly harmless, but it´s linked to diabetes and heart disease. Basically, people eat artificial sweeteners because they are overweight, or have a blood sugar problem or sugar addiction.

Induced Nutritional Deficit

Legal drugs are used in most families. The whole family takes them: kids, teens, adults. Pills for headaches, digestion, colds, blood pressure. Anti-depresives, anti-inflamatories, anti-reflux, contraceptives, antibiotics, sleeping pills, pain killers, multivitamins… Certain people avoid taking antibiotics because they know they aren´t good for us. The main concerns is about probiotics and digestion. But the

Gluten Intolerance and Celiac Disease

  Gluten is a protein sticky like glue, and proteins are like a wall of building blocks that our enzymes “clean” in order to separate each block. Celiac can´t digest this protein, because they can´t break down the wall into individual bricks. This protein gluten is found in wheat, rye and barley, both refined and

The Truth About Chlorella

This is not a post about what chlorella is. It´s an extensive online research about how chlorella sellers tell us so many different things about chlorella that it´s practically impossible to know which chlorella is the best one. I´ve researched about the country where chlorella is produced, the different strains of chlorella, the way chorella´s

B12 Controversy

B12 is a very controversial topic that I was avoiding to talk about all this time. But a friend of mine asked me what I thought about her getting B12 shots because her blood-test shown B12 deficiency. To start with: B12 is a vitamin synthesized by microorganisms. Both vegans and meat eaters tend to have

Make Your Own Shampoo, Naturally

Think about this: fifty years ago, the norm was to wash your hair with shampoo once a week. A hundred years ago, once a month. Today, people wash their hair every day or every other day. This is just crazy and unnecessary! If you use chemicals on your body, they´ll slowly ruin it. But if

Natural Hair Care

Do you often change shampoo brand because you feel it doesn´t get you where you want to? Can you say the shampoo you´ve chosen is a really good one? Practically all shampoos in the market (I don´t say all, because I haven´t tried them all, but I think I should have said all…) are made

Bet You Can´t Eat Just One!

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is part of an amino-acid, actually, it´s a salt (sodium), a simple or single salt atom (mono) that´s attached to an amino-acid (glutamate). Most people believe all amino-acids and electrolytes (sodium, for example) are essential for their health. So, why is it that health gurus look at MSG as if it was

A Shot Of Wheatgrass

Photo Credits: http://craigstephens.blogspot.com Healthy is the new cool. When I was in highschool, it was cool to smoke, eat fastfood and get drunk. But, things change everyday and being healthy is becomming the new cool. So, if it was cool to have a shot of tequila in the 90´s, what´s cool today is to have

SUPERFOODS SERIES: Kale!!!

If you don´t love kale it´s because you haven´t tried it! Kale has so many benefits that you can´t just ignore it! Why take other superfoods and forget about kale? Check out this vid if you still don´t know what kale is!