Conventional vs. Natural Farming Methods

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   What people forget is that natural farming is actually the traditional way of farming. Industrial or conventional farming became the new norm for industrialized countries after the green revolution of the 1950s and 60s. This period saw the development of new seed varieties, and mass use of artificial fertilizers, […]

Healthy School Lunch Ideas and Tips

    B: Dr. Keith Kantor   School lunches can make or break your child’s overall performance in the classroom and any after school activities that they participate in.  A school lunch that is loaded with processed ingredients and sugar will leave your child with a spike in blood sugars, providing a quick burst of […]

Side effects to a low sodium diet? The answer is YES

Dr. Keith Kantor   What do you think about salt? Salt is a necessary electrolyte that we need to survive along with essential mineral content it provides. The original purpose of salt was to preserve food, modern day users, use it to enhance the flavor of food. It is produced or extracted from the sea […]

Verify Magazine wanted our input on hydration strategies.

Hydration Strategies   Dr. Keith Kantor   Staying hydrated is vitally important especially during the scorching summer months. Doing so will help you avoid exhaustion, dizziness, muscle cramps and headaches, while contributing to a beautiful summer glow for your skin and overall energy.   You’ve probably heard that you should aim to consume at least […]

How Nutrition and Lifestyle Affect Chronic Pain and Arthritis

    By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Arthritis is a condition that causes pain and stiffness of the joints. Occasionally, arthritis can also cause redness, swelling, and warmth in the joints. In severe cases, joints may become misshapen.   There are different kinds of arthritis. Two common forms are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Examples of […]

Part 4: How Nutrition and Lifestyle affect your Stress and Sleep

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor    Sleep is truly the best medicine for overall health and optimal vitality.  It is unfortunate that getting adequate sleep is the most underutilized health strategy.  Quality sleep is often replaced with less impactful activities like watching late night television, or endless catching up on work and poor stress management.  When […]

How Nutrition, Proper Specific Hydration, and Inflammation affect Body Flora

  By Dr. Keith Kantor   Inflammation and Flora Balance. Gut flora (gut microbiota, or gastrointestinal microbiota) is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and other animals, including insects. Throwing the medical jargon aside you can think of these intestinal bacteria as your pets that you need to take care of and that also keep you […]

Part 2- How Lifestyle and Nutrition Affect Your Health and Thyroid

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   I have been in the health field for many years and this industry has evolved with the fads and trends but one thing that I have seen become more difficult is weight loss. It is just plain more difficult to get people to lose weight these days. There are […]

Motherhood Defined Blog- Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Summer

Motherhood Defined Blog asked us for some summer healthy eating tips. By: Dr. Keith Kantor Summer is a great time of year, the days are long, vacations are booked, and relation mode is in full effect. We tend to eat out more especially when on vacation and the tempting seasonal treats are always available. We […]

Vita cost wanted to know how to eat our during a busy summer.

Q&A with Dr. Kantor What are some summertime tips for dining out in a healthy way? Think ahead about what would be a healthy choice, instead of letting your hungry stomach decide for you once you arrive to the restaurant. Most menus are online and you can look at them before you even arrive to […]