Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fermented Foods: Facts Versus Fiction

Many of us have heard that fermented foods, such as, yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, miso, tempeh, etc. will benefit us health-wise.  We were told that fermenting foods preserved them, replaced beneficial bacteria in the intestines, would make them easier to digest and would help extend the human lifespan. Is this information true or false? Fact or Fiction? … Read the full article »

Alcohol: Beneficial or Detrimental?

My personal viewpoint on alcohol: It isn’t something I consider to be healthy, but I will have a margarita or coffee amaretto occasionally.   I was really surprised, when I started reading information, which wrote about drinking alcohol as something positive health-wise. A friend sent me an email related to Alcohol and Health, which stated: Moderate drinkers tend … Read the full article »