Why Eat Nutrient Rich Food?

There are reasons for eating healthy. Joyce and Colleen from Farm Girl Fresh talk about why it’s important to them, and the specific benefits of eating nutrient rich food. Here’s a great statement from the article:

“In order for our immune system to work properly, it needs large amounts of nutrients (daily). And how can you ensure you are getting these nutrients? By choosing the most nourishing foods possible.”

Check out the rest of their observations here.

Benefits of B12

David Lehnert from Samaritan Ministries has an excellent review of Dr. David Brownstein’s book “Vitamin B12 For Health”. Here’s an excerpt:

“Vitamin B12 is a nutrient required by every cell in our bodies. It is used in the maintenance of the nervous system, which allows a variety of functions to occur, including regulating the heartbeat, normal control of muscles, and aiding short and long-term memory. A deficiency can cause many problems.”

Read more from the review here.

Weight Loss Answers

Cardiologist Jeff Trost has a really interesting post over on John Hopkins Medicine about weight loss. Here’s a brief excerpt:

I should also note that some of my colleagues are big fans of using the lunch hour for daily walks; this is a GREAT way to get in 30 to 60 minutes of regular exercise. Incorporating your family in terms of exercise can work, too — a simple walk around the neighborhood or a park is a great way to involve them.

You can check out the rest of the article here.