Two More Links–Articles on Food

These are from the American Council on Exercise's latest (or almost latest) journal: Paleo Diet: http://www.acefitness.org/certifiednewsarticle/1872/a-diet-fit-for-a-caveman/?utm_source=Certified%2BNews&utm_medium=email&utm_term=October%2B2011&utm_campaign=Certified%2BNews&CMP=EMC-CertifiedNews_1011 Green tea: http://www.acefitness.org/certifiednewsarticle/1893/green-tea-a-dieter-s-secret-weapon/?utm_source=Certified%2BNews&utm_medium=email&utm_term=October%2B2011&utm_campaign=Certified%2BNews&CMP=EMC-CertifiedNews_1011

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Food Allergies and Intolerance, A Personal Opinion

What is the difference? An allergy is an immune response to a food protein, where the body mistakes the protein for something harmful. Tagged with Immunoglobulin E (IgE), the body undergoes a reaction, mild to life-threatening, manifesting in dermititis, gastrointestinal and respiratory distress, etc. An intolerance, on the other hand, is a negative reaction, often delayed, … Continue reading Food Allergies and Intolerance, A Personal Opinion

Not All Pumpkins are Created Equal but They are Good for You

When we think of winter squash, the orange rounded bodies of Jack-o-lanterns come to mind. (Not the ones with carved faces. This is what a carving pumpkin is called.) Members of the Curcurbitaceae family, they come in various shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors, and have common characteristics like hardened shells that are difficult to pierce, … Continue reading Not All Pumpkins are Created Equal but They are Good for You