Special Diets

7 Key Nutrients for Special Diets

key nutrients for special diets

Essential Nutrients Are Not Optional If you follow a special diet of some sort you may be lacking in some key nutrients. If you follow the Standard American Diet, or the SAD diet, you are most certainly lacking some essential nutrients. Essential nutrients are those nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. If you don’t… read more

Guest Blog: Crohn’s Can’t Stop Me – Jack Lima

I have Crohn's and I'm a competitive bodybuilder.

I have Crohn’s and I am a competitive bodybuilder. Two things one would think were mutually exclusive, but they are not. All you need is a plan and dedication! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 14 years old. Finally getting a diagnosis was both great, because I finally knew why I had… read more

Guest Blog: Gluten Free Gal

I ate pizza, drank beer, indulged in many a wheat item for most of my life and felt just fine… Until one day I didn’t.  That day turned into weeks and eventually into years, 7 years to be exact. I felt powerless to what was happening inside and outside of my body and I felt… read more

Guest Blog: Health Care Crisis Real Solution is at the…

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Health Care Crisis: Real Solution is at the End of Our Forks! Despite spending 17.7 percent of our GDP on health care, which is nearly twice the OECD (i.e. other developed nations) average of 9.3 percent, America has consistently ranked near last in the OECD when it comes to health outcomes since the 1980s.  Despite… read more

Guest Blog: Theresa Longo on Being Vegan

being vegan

Theresa Longo is an international model, actress, and fitness expert. She recently earned the honor of being crowned Miss Italia North America at Miss Italy of the World. When I met Theresa earlier this year we had an instant connection. We are thrilled that she enjoys our products and has written a blog about us… read more

About Special Diets and Nutrition

You can be malnourished even if you're overweight.

Special Diets and Nutrition – Are You Missing Nutrients? Do you eat fish? Do you enjoy fresh vegetables? Do you eat a special diet in an attempt to eat healthy? There is so much dietary advice floating around in the ether right now. Some of the advice comes from “official” sources, some of it seems… read more

Guest Blog: Laura of The Whole Ingredient

Having been a vegetarian on and off since my teenage years, deciding to try out veganism came to me as a self-styled ‘seven day trial’. I needed to make a change, and be proactive about who I wanted to be. Encouraged by my husband, who had adopted a vegan diet for health reasons a year… read more

Healthy Foundation Supports Everything Else

healthy foundation supports everything else

What is a foundation? It’s what every other part of your life is built on top of. A healthy foundation supports everything else. Your energy, your work, even your relationships are affected by your health. Think about it. If you don’t feel well, do you go to the gym? Do you snap at your loved… read more

Good Diet? What is that, Exactly?

good diet

When people think of nutrition they think of food. If told to eat a good diet, they think salad, chicken, and possibly dairy and grains. Unfortunately it’s not quite so simple. A truly good diet is less dependent on the exact foods you eat and more dependent on the nutrients IN the food. When we… read more