Nutrition

Nutrition is critical for maintaining health. The source and quality of your food is of the utmost importance.
The articles below will help you make informed decisions about what you eat
based on types of foods, food sensitivities, food composition and origin.

Amine Sensitivity

Amines are organic compounds that are formed within foods due to the breakdown of proteins.  Proteins are naturally broken down in foods as they age and the cooking, processing and maturing processes all increased amine content.  Amines also increase in content as fruits ripen such as in avocado and bananas...

Salicylate Sensitivity

Salicylates are a group of organic substances that occur naturally in many fruits, vegetables and herbs.  Salicylates are mainly stored in the leaves, roots, seeds, bark and skin of the plant and act as a preservative to delay rotting and a protection mechanism to ward of animals, insects, bacteria and fungi that might attack the plant...