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12 Super Foods

  Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor Important foods to choose often: Avocado – Folate, potassium, Vitamins C, B6 Broccoli – Vitamins A, C, calcium, folate Carrots – Vitamins A, C, B6 Omega 3 Eggs – High quality protein, choline Edamame – Protein, calcium, folate, Vitamins A, B Lentils – Folate, protein, Vitamin […]

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Foods Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor Dietary Sources of Essential Fats EPA, DHA and ALA The three most nutritionally beneficial omega-3 fatty acids are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). EPA and DHA are considered the best because they are 100% utilitzed by the body, while ALA must be […]

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DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid )

Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor Not all fats are bad.  Eating too many saturated fats and trans fats is not good for your health.  But polyunsaturated fats, particularly omega-3 fatty acids, have been shown to promote good health from infancy through adulthood. What is Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)? DHA is a long-chain omega-3 […]

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Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor What you need to know: Caucasian skin produces approximately 10,000 IU vitamin D in response to 20–30 minutes summer sun exposure—50 times more than the US government’s recommendation of 400 IU per day!  While Vitamin D comes from the sun, and is the optimum source, we are […]

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Dangerous Toxins From Genetically Modified Plants Found in Women and Fetuses

by Jeffrey M. Smith When U.S. regulators approved Monsanto’s genetically modified “Bt” corn, they knew it would add a deadly poison into our food supply. That’s what it was designed to do. The corn’s DNA is equipped with a gene from soil bacteria called Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) that produces the Bt-toxin. It’s a pesticide; it […]

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Important Foods during Pregnancy

Eggs – Choline, protein, omega 3 (DHA)- baby’s brain and nerve development – look for eggs high in omega 3. Salmon – High in omega 3 and low in mercury – excellent source of protein Beans – Have the most fiber and protein of any vegetables – rich in iron, folate, calcium, iron Sweet Potatoes […]

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