The Rumors on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aunt Martha’s mother was the kindest, gentlest soul you’d ever meet. She went out of her way to make you feel at home. Food and drink were hallmarks of her cordial greeting. But she couldn’t open a…

You Expect Me To Believe That?

Some things just belong together. Not too many of us eat only the meringue from the lemon pie. Sauerkraut on a bun without the sausage isn’t quite the same gustatory delight. And sometimes the aunt…

Essential Fats Explained

The essential fatty acids (EFA’s) are just that—essential, meaning they have to come from the diet because the body can’t manufacture them. They might be used as fuel, but they are absolute…

Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema

Some unfortunate persons are not able to convert essential fatty acids (EFA’s) from their parent forms to their more active metabolites, such as converting linoleic acid, the primary omega-6, to…

No “Bones” About It…

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) do not come to mind as the first thought in searching for nutritional answers regarding bone health. “Recent evidence-based research, however, supports intervention with…