What Are Alkaline Foods?

Do you know what alkaline foods are? Are you eating enough of them? It is almost Easter. This is a time to get together with family for many. It is a time of Easter Egg Hunts and copious amounts of sugar for some. Not to crack your Easter Egg or fun, but all that sugar is not good for your health. Of course you probably already knew that. How about making a change? Did you know the average American consumes foods which are too acidic to effectively promote and maintain a healthy body. Some examples of these acidic sources we consume are refined sugars, dairy products, and meat, such as,… Read More

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Should all women and men be taking DIM supplements?

First of all, what is DIM or diindolylmethane? Now you know why they call it DIM for short. DIM supplements are composed of a natural compound that forms from the digestion and breakdown of indole-3-carbinole (I3C) found in vegetables containing glucobrassicin. These are commonly known as cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower, kale, cabbage, brussel sprouts, and broccoli. Now you would need to eat significant quantities of these cruciferous vegetables to obtain the health benefits seen in studies. DIM is believed to have potential cancer fighting properties. The National Cancer Institute’s own definition states that DIM supplements have potential antiandrogenic and antineoplastic activity. The reported mechanism of action responsible for the protective benefits has to do with how… Read More

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