Mt. Capra in the News!

newspaperMt. Capra was just featured by the fine folks over at Process Heating.

You can read the article here at http://tinyurl.com/dawumk

May 6, 2009 at 11:40 pm Leave a comment

6 ways to improve minor knee pain

kneeChances are, if you live long enough or live hard enough, your knees will start to hurt. This is in some cases a natural part of the aging process and in others due to stress, obesity, or injury. Whatever the cause, Diana Kohnle just published a great article over at HealthDay.com that detailed 5 great ways to improve minor knee pain. We thought we would throw in #6 for good measure.

Here they are: (more…)

April 28, 2009 at 12:01 am 1 comment

Vitamin D: Do you have enough?

A startling trend has been observed by dietitians, nutritionists, statisticians, and doctors for the past 20 years. The trend observed has been vitamin D deficiency. The Archives of Internal Medicine reported that not only is vitamin D deficiency on the rise, it targets race and ethnicity. Vitamin D has many roles in body systems such as bone growth and development, immune, brain, and nervous system function, as well as pancreas, skin, muscle, cartilage and reproductive organ health. Recently, research has even linked Vitamin D with protection against the development of multiple sclerosis. The authors of this particular study suggest that the current recommend daily amount (RDA) of vitamin D  at 400 IU’s is much too low.  Fortunately there are measures you can take to avoid vitamin D deficiency. (more…)

April 11, 2009 at 12:36 am Leave a comment

Think you’re getting enough protein? Think again.

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If you follow nutrition news very closely you probably have heard the general consensus that Americans consume much more protein than they need each day. The problem with this is that the excess protein, if not converted into muscle, (via exercise) is  converted into fat and stored. And yes the fat does get stored in those special places on our bodies that some have grown so fond of as to name. (more…)

March 24, 2009 at 12:37 am Leave a comment

Alkaline diets and your health

With all the billions of dollars that go into nutritional research, it’s no small wonder that funding continues to be available as time and time again diets high in fruits and vegetables are shown to be the health makers. In fact, the true quest for health often comes down to simple acid-base relationships. (more…)

March 20, 2009 at 4:08 pm Leave a comment

The Mt. Capra Journey

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_vW3s8zlfY]

Short video detailing the journey of Mt. Capra’s wholefoods from farm to you!

See this in even better quality!

March 20, 2009 at 3:44 pm Leave a comment

Heart Healthy Interview

terry perryTerry Perry has been a Registered Dietitian for over 25 years. Her expertise ranges from disease prevention to nutrition education. Being the former Chief Clinical Dietitian of Holy Family Hospital in Spokane WA, she has valuable experience that she has graciously agreed to share with us in this issue of The High Road to Health. During this interview Terry and I discussed the extraordinarily important and often overlooked mineral/electrolyte known as potassium. (more…)

March 20, 2009 at 10:25 am 1 comment

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