Fake honey: is nothing sacred?

Why I am shocked by these things anymore I don’t know, but this was yet another wake-up call to me today.  In short, the vast majority of honey sold in supermarkets today is not real honey; it is honey-flavoured corn syrup, as discussed in this article by the Food Renegade titled “Your Honey Isn’t Honey”. While…

Why ultra-processed foods are bad for you – Part 1

This is a big topic that will take many articles to address. All other articles on this topic will refer back to this originally series. WHAT ARE “PROCESSED FOODS” AND “ULTRA-PROCESSED FOODS”? Most foods are processed in one way or another.  Unless you pull an apple off a tree or a carrot out of the ground…

Kefir; your daily probiotic

In our article titled “You’re Only 10% Human“, we discussed the relationship between you, your Microbiome and your health.  In short, humans have a commensal relationship with a complex community of Microbes that comprise 90% of the genetic material in your body.  While study on this relationship remains in its infancy, evidence suggests that our…