Oil vs Nuts – What are healthy fats?

People are constantly referring to olive oil as a “healthy fat”. Many people think it’s “good for you”, and some even go as far as to claim people “need” to eat oils. Olive oil certainly tastes good, but is it really all it’s cracked up to be? And how do oils compare to nuts as a source for fats? We think it’s important to look at the whole picture.

Dr. Michael Greger of Nutritionfacts.org puts it pretty succinctly in this short video:


Kids are seriously under-hydrated

We need to take better care of our country’s kids. It’s bad enough that they are being led to childhood obesity with unhealthful school lunches. But now we’re discovering that more than half of children and adolescents are under-hydrated!


This, according to a recent study by the Harvard School of Public Health, can lead to serious physical, cognitive and emotional health issues.

The study also found that almost one fourth of our children drink Continue reading