Diet

Diet is the most important component in the seven part equation of your vibrant health.


Too Much and Too Many Supplements are Too Bad

Overdose of Supplements is Too Bad Everything in excess is opposed to nature. - Hippocrates Too much and too many supplements are too bad.  In advertisements you see supplements can do nothing but good to your body.  So, people think taking too much and too many supplements are good; but it is wrong logic. Taking…

Nine Essential Amino Acids and Complete\Whole Protein

9 Essential Amino Acids and Complete\Whole Protein 9 Essential and 13 Non-essential Amino Acids Amino acids are small molecules that, when linked together form a protein.The human body uses amino acids to produce proteins, perform critical metabolic functions in the formation of other molecules and to produce energy. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine,…

Difference between Whey, Casein, and Soy Proteins

What are Differences between Whey, Casein, and Soy Proteins Milk is made of two proteins, casein and whey. Whey protein can be separated from the casein in milk or formed as a by-product of cheese making.  These two milk proteins are both excellent sources of all the essential amino acids, but they differ in one…

What is Paleo Diet?

Paleo Diet Overview The Paleolithic diet, also referred to as the hunter-gatherer diet.  In this diet plan, modern nutritional foods are designed to emulate the diet of wild plants and animals eaten by humans during the Paleolithic era.  Paleo Diet basically consists of a high-protein, high-fiber and less processed food.  When you go Paleo, you will eat…

My Choices of Nutritional Rating Systems

  My Choices of Nutritional Scoring Systems Quality, Quantity and Balance in Everything  give You Health, Beauty, and Happiness - Dr. J's Law of Life. To quantitatively measure the "nutritiousness" of food, there are several Nutritional Scoring Systems.  I have listed them in the order of my preference.  Because my choices medically make sense. This…

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What is ONQI or NuVal Score?

Overall Nutritional Score or NuVal Score  You are What You Eat. ONQI stands for Overall Nutritional Quality Index. ONQI is an algorithm designed to generate a single “overall nutritional score” to a food item.  The score ranges from 1 to 100. The ONQI is…

Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL)

What is the Difference Between Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load? Glycemic Index (GI) is a number between 0 and 100 associated with a particular food.  GI of a food item indicates its  effect on a person's blood glucose (also called blood sugar) level. GI number 100 is associated with pure Glucose. Instead of counting the total amount of…