Recharge After Exercise – But Not With Chocolate Milk!

Statistics provided by the Dairy Farmers of Canada show that 63% of males reported drinking chocolate milk to recover after a workout in June 2011 compared to 23% in November 2008 (Globe and Mail, July2,2012).  Why the jump?  In 2008 an advertising campaign was launched by the Dairy Farmers of…


Hydration for Summer Sports

Don’t believe the hype – chocolate milk is NOT for exercise recovery. It is being promoted by the Dairy Farmers of Canada and research is centered on elite athletes. Unless you are travelling to Lon


Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and the connection to Foods we eat. Acidosis – acidity weakens all body systems. When excess acids must be neutralized our alkaline reserves are depleted leaving the body in aweakened condition.   pH – potential of hydrogen is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of…


STOP EATING DRY TOAST

The myths about butter being bad for us have misled people long enough.  Stop eating dry toast!  Avoiding butter is unnecessary and can actually be hazardous to your health. We learn that butter is bad because it is a saturated fat, and that saturated fats have a negative impact on our blood…