Dr. Ski Chilton explains how the typical western diet is missing key nutritional elements. One of the best ways you can offset the those missing nutrients is by taking nutritional supplements. Dietary supplements containing omega-3 are increasingly necessary, because omega-3 fatty acids are becoming more and more scarce in out diet.
For years, fiber has been the “butt” of jokes due to its ability to keep you “regular.” But now, strong research shows that fiber has benefits well beyond the bathroom. In fact, studies indicate that fiber may be one of the most powerful protectors against type 2 diabetes, weight gain and obesity, and our #1 […]
Remember when you could go to the grocery store to buy cooking oil and only had to decide between two or three types? Today, the options are endless. In some respects, this is a good thing. Now that we know more about how oils affect our bodies and health, we can make smarter choices. At […]
Over the past several decades, dozens of diet trends and fads have come and gone (think: low-fat, low-carb, grapefruit diet!), yet none of them gained real traction in terms of long-term success. Until recently. Enter the Mediterranean diet. Now, I’m not a fan of fad diets. But the Mediterranean diet is neither a fad nor […]
If you’re concerned about healthy eating and keeping your weight in check and disease-promoting inflammation at bay, you might think that dining out is off the menu. After all, many restaurant meals (particularly fried foods) tend to be high in pro-inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids, sugar, and trans fats, as well as salt. As much as […]
Nutrigenomics and precision personal nutrition are rapidly emerging as ways to prevent and manage disease based on your diet and genetics.
There’s a six decade-old scientific legend that just refuses to die, and researchers such as myself would love to set the record straight. I’m sure you’ve heard it before, probably even from your doctor: High-fat diets are bad for you and saturated fatty acids cause heart problems and make you fat. A growing body of […]
When it comes to tilapia, a new staple in kitchens and restaurants across the country, I have three words to offer you: Choose another fish! According to the New York Times, Americans ate over 470 million pounds of tilapia last year, four times what we ate a decade ago. This once obscure African fish is […]
She has reached that point in the day – at about 2:00 in the afternoon – her energy level hits the wall. She feels tired and physically sluggish, and she has trouble concentrating. This is a time when she is especially tempted to grab a sugary snack or make other unhealthy choices. Sound familiar? […]
Use this convenient high fiber foods list to help make smart decisions at the grocery store or when dining out. The list of high fiber foods found in our Healthy Eating Guide is designed to help you be successful on the Gene Smart Anti Inflammatory Diet, and especially the principle to increase fiber by consuming […]