12 Reasons Saturated Fats are Good for You
For more than half a century, saturated fat has been regarded as a deadly nutrient that clogs your arteries and causes heart disease. However, when you consider the fact that we’ve been eating saturated fat for millions of years, it just doesn’t make sense that it could be so unhealthy. Modern science often neglects the importance of nature and this is one of the more prominent examples. Many reputable sources of information are now revealing
7 Ways Weve Failed at Trying to Outsmart Nature
With our high level of intelligence and the vast amount of technological innovation that we enjoy today, it’s ironic that excellent health is so elusive to so many people. Without any of the modern technology that we rely on today, our primitive ancestors were able to enjoy exceptional health and rarely encountered the many chronic and debilitating conditions that are so common today. These people had an intimate knowledge of nature and a tremendous appreciation
How Blue Light from Electronics Can Damage Your Health
FDN is happy to feature Erin Knight, a practicing FDN practitioner as guest blogger for this post. You can read more from Erin at I would bet my lunch money that you have already heard the recommendation to avoid staring at your phone or laptop screen at night due to the negative impact on your sleep. But have you been able to take this sage advice? Maybe you are the rare bird who has managed to shift their lifestyle
Why Counting Calories is a Bad Way to Lose Weight FDN
Almost everyone knows that doing more exercise and reducing calorie consumption will promote weight loss. But if weight loss is this simple, then why are so many people failing miserably despite their desperate efforts? While it may be a result of laziness for some, it’s more often a result of calorie restriction and exercise being used inappropriately. Despite how many people make drastic but temporary changes to lose weight, long term success is highly dependent
The Egotistical Nature of Modern Medicine
If you think that you can trust any medical professional based only on their credentials and the assumption that your welfare is their top priority, the following story might upset you. The best doctors and specialists are those who are open minded and are willing to do and try whatever is necessary and reasonable to provide their patients with the best care possible. Unfortunately, the prestige and dogma that often characterize the medical profession tend
Optimal Health Do You Know
Modern society has come to accept a pretty dismal state of health as being normal. Complaints like fatigue, pain, insomnia, anxiety, irritability, and indigestion are considered a typical part of each day. More serious issues such as asthma, diabetes, arthritis, attention deficit disorder, and depression are common as well. Even major life threatening diseases such as heart disease and cancer have become prevalent. In fact, heart disease and cancer barely existed less than a century ago