estrogenic foods trigger abnormal breastsIs thermography your “new breast friend”?

Wendy Sellens, a licensed acupuncturist and the founder of Pink Image Thermography in Solana Beach, CA, thinks it should be!

For every woman who wants to know the truth about the state of her breast health or whether those supposedly cancer-preventing supplements and estrogenic foods recommended by her doctor or holistic practitioner are actually working,

bone broth msgConfused about what is bone broth and whether it is safe to consume and free of MSG and glutamine?

The article below by Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, coauthor of the highly acclaimed book Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World, clears up the confusion and answers your most frequently asked questions.

calcium in bone brothIs there as much calcium in a cup of bone broth as in a cup of milk? Many people in the Real Food community seem to think so.

The hard truth is that the calcium content of homemade bone broth doesn’t even come close. The good news is that broth still lives up to its bone-building reputation,

quality soy sauceSoy sauce, also commonly known as shoyu, is the best known flavor enhancer in Asian cooking. Made the old-fashioned way — through a careful fermentation process that can take as long as 18 months — it’s a healthy and nourishing product.

Dr. Kaayla T. DanielKaayla Daniel PhD, CCN, is known as the Naughty Nutritionist.

otter and bodybuildersOtters are furry, fun-loving creatures that are experiencing some serious reproductive system birth defect these days apparently due to exposure to pseudo estrogens in their environment. According to UK researchers, the reproductive organs of male otters have been shrinking, or more precisely, the penis bone known as the baculum has lost both size and weight.

barbecue meat vs veggie burgersIt’s barbecue time, and scare stories are already in the news about the dangers of cooking meat, fish and poultry on the grill. Most of those warnings concern the formation of carcinogens and mutagens known as heterocyclic amines (HCAs) during the grilling process.

While it’s probably wise to enjoy barbecue meat such as char-broiled steaks and blackened catfish only as an occasional special treat,

bone loss
The soy industry has done it’s best to fan women’s fears about bone loss, blame meat for the osteoporosis epidemic and promote soy milk and other products as the solution.

Consumers who bone up on the issue, however, will find that soy has only a rickety leg to stand on.