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Introduction to: The Ketogenic Diet (Part 1)

- 9 minutes to read

The ketogenic diet is designed to induce a metabolic state known as ketosis, where the body's primary source of energy shifts from carbohydrates to fats. Its first application was helping with epilepsy and reducing seizures. If a ketogenic diet is able to help with such a serious condition, we should wonder about the positive effects it might have on those who are already healthy.

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Sodium (for nerve health, and fluid and minerals equilibrium)

- 7 minutes to read

Sodium is one of key electrolytes, most commonly found in salt (sodium chloride). Until the era of processed foods, sodium levels in our diet were steady, however, today it seems that we’re having 15-20 times more sodium than our body needs. These amounts, over long periods, lead to several health issues.

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Unveiling the Secrets of the Blue Zones: A Closer Look at Sardinia’s Longevity

- 6 minutes to read

Several areas in Sardinia have a higher population of centenarians when compared to the rest of mainland Italy. Also, in Sardinia men seem to have the same life expectancy as women. This is in sharp contrast to other regions, which makes us question – what longevity mysteries does this mountainous island hide?

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Iron (for immunity support and energy production)

- 7 minutes to read

Iron is an important nutrient that plays a vital role in many processes. As iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies globally, it is important that people are aware if the foods they are consuming are rich in macro and micro nutrients, such as iron, and accordingly adjust their diet.

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