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Glycerine – Claims vs. Facts

An ingredient in some of the most popular protein bars on the market today is a key ingredient in your soap…. ©Ori Hofmekler Glycerine (also known as glycerol) is a sugar alcohol substance with a syrupy texture and a slightly sweet alcoholic taste, commonly used as a filler in the manufacturing of low carb protein bars as […]

Can Your Body Become Intolerant to Energy? Part II:

©Ori Hofmekler Part II: Carb Loading Alert Are You Ready to Trade Off Your Health and Longevity for Sport?   Carb loading is a commonly used method geared to enhance sport performance. It involves a large intake of starchy carbs such as from pasta or rice prior to an athletic drill. If you have been […]

GMO vs. Evolution…Have We GMOed Ourselves to a Point of No Return?

© Ori Hofmekler Probably the most dangerous man made substances are genetically modified organisms (GMOs). A GMO is an organism such as plant, animal or bacteria whose genome is altered via genetic engineering to accommodate industrial interests. Genetic engineering technologies have been routinely used in agricultural, pharmaceutical, and nutritional fields to yield multiple products. These […]

Warrior Cobb Salad

2 ripe avocados, diced 1 c. halved grape tomatoes 8 oz. washed and dried romaine lettuce 3 oz. washed and dried Bibb lettuce ¼ c. chives, roughly chopped 2 grilled chicken breasts, roughly chopped 4 hard-cooked eggs, quartered 2 oz. Roquefort or good quality blue cheese, crumbled 8 slices cooked turkey bacon, crumbled Your favorite […]

The Human Diet’s Three Overruling Principles….

©Ori Hofmekler Biologists continue to recognize distinct evolutionary features of human food selection and eating behavior that indicate adaptation to a specific diet. And based on the enormous information available to us, we can conclude that our original diet is based on three principles:   It’s exclusively whole food oriented. It’s primarily low-glycemic. It’s inherently […]

Does Sugar Alcohol Promote Obesity?

Is bloating linked to weight gain? © Ori Hofmekler Sugar alcohol is a water soluble compound, industrially manufactured via fermentation of sugar. Also known as a polyol, it is commonly used as a sweetener and a food thickener and has been added to low carb products such as protein bars, ice creams, chocolates and baking […]


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The Seven Best Natural Detox Foods

Want to feel and look better? Want to improve your health and clear your skin? Sure, we know what foods we need to remove from our diet to reap a ton of health benefits — processed carbs, fried foods, high-fructose corn syrup, etc. — but what about the foods we should add? The real secret […]


What is Good Food? What is Bad Food? New definition of right and wrong nutrition. It has been commonly thought that food’s sole role is to nourish the body with essential nutrients, antioxidants and calories for sustainability and growth. Emerging body of research however indicates that food has another role – providing nutrients that delay […]

The Ugly Truth About Casein Protein

If you’re an athlete, a fitness advocate or a dieter who routinely uses protein supplements, there’s a good chance your supplement is made with a bad ingredient. That ingredient is called casein. So what exactly is casein? Casein is the main protein in raw milk. It is typically extracted via acid heat processing and used […]