The Color of Food

The Color of Food

What are phytonutrients?   Phytonutrients are chemicals produced by plants. Therefore, they are abundant in plant based foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains. To ensure that phytonutrients are being consumed, a colorful plate is essential. This is why...
What is Spondyloarthritis?

What is Spondyloarthritis?

Did you know that there are many types of arthritis and not all arthritis is equivalent? Spondyloarthritis is a family of arthritis encompassing multiple forms of arthritis including the ones below. Types of spondyloarthritis: Ankylosing spondylitis Psoriatic...
Excess Salt and Inflammation

Excess Salt and Inflammation

Autoimmunity has increased in many western countries in the past decade. The typical “Western diet” includes high protein, high salt, and high sugar and this helps promote obesity and metabolic syndrome. Genetic and environmental factors play a role in the development...