Is Gatorade Good for You?

Is Gatorade Good for You?

When I wrote the Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks in 2013, I didn’t know it would cause a major domino effect in companies changing their formulas. High fructose corn syrup, sugar, food dyes, sodium benzoate, aspartame, sucralose and “natural” flavor with a little...
How to Reduce Your Industrial Fluoride Intake

How to Reduce Your Industrial Fluoride Intake

  “Fluoride has a protective effect against caries, but this is a local effect. If you drink it, you are running the risk of all kinds of toxic actions.”  –Dr. Arvid Carlsson, Swedish Neuropharmacologist and Nobel Prize winner  In western Europe,...
Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks

Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks

Electrolytes are charged metallic “ions” that help balance fluid pressure inside our cells and control the pH of our blood. Normal nerve, heart and muscle function rely on adequate amounts of these minerals, and deficiencies can hamper performance dramatically. Water...
Fermented Electrolyte Drinks for Recovery

Fermented Electrolyte Drinks for Recovery

Everything ferments. Whether it’s fruit, vegetables, grains, milk or meat, bacteria will be attracted to it and begin to feast. The trick is to set up the environment for the beneficial bacteria that preserves our food naturally, gives it a slightly sour taste, and...
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