Category Archives: Foods and Diets
At Designed2Win, a positive health outcome is the most important goal we’ve set for our clients. Yet, getting there often requires going against a myriad of popular belief systems. Non-fat and low-fat are two such popular beliefs that are … Continue reading
Why Should You Eat Soft Cheeses? You have a variety of bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract – a perfectly normal situation.
Why Do We Ask You to Eat Raw, Unsalted Nuts and Seeds? We often specify that you select raw, unsalted sunflower or pumpkin seeds – and the same for pecans and walnuts. Most of us have grown up eating the roasted … Continue reading
Body, Mind and Spirit – you’ve heard this, of course, many times. Although at Designed2Win, our main focus is on the “body” aspect of this trinity, we are always mindful of the total picture as we do that. And in … Continue reading
For all who appreciate fine wine and its association with longevity, this past October marked the 165th anniversary of Pasteur’s entry into science and his discovery of chirality (the mirror image effect seen in the crystals of tartaric acid that … Continue reading
A recent report by the American Chemical Society into the health benefits of cranberries revealed that after 1500 A.D., settlers to the new world were often greeted by Indians bearing cranberries. The high vitamin C content of cranberries was believed … Continue reading
Malic acid offers an example of how plants can teach us a lot about ourselves.
Olive oil, rich in monounsaturated fat, is good for us. You’ve heard it all before – that monounsaturated fat appears to explain why the so-called Mediterranean diet is healthier than the standard American diet, high in fried and trans fats. … Continue reading