Tag Archives: nutrition

Dairy: Should You Consume It?

Milk and dairy products are a staple of the typical Western diet. From childhood through adulthood, we are told that milk is nutritious (ex. high potassium content) and helps to keep our bones strong (ex. high calcium content). However, in many Asian countries, milk and dairy does not form a major part of the typical […]

Calories from Quantity to Quality – Who’s Counting?

The modern system for measuring the caloric value of foods was pioneered by Wilbur Olin Atwater, a professor of chemistry at Wesleyan University from 1873 to 1904. Along with colleagues he constructed the Atwater-Rosa calorimeter and through a series of experiments conducted mostly on students, laid the foundation for the modern system used to assign […]

Strontium: Supporting Strong & Healthy Bones

Most people’s only reference for the element strontium is strontium-90, a highly dangerous, radioactive product of nuclear fallout.  However, directly below calcium on the periodic table of elements, lies element number 38, a stable, non-radioactive, version of strontium, which is non-toxic even in high doses and happens to be one of the most effective substances […]

Ginkgo Biloba: A Prehistoric Healer

Ginkgo Biloba is one of the oldest plants in existence, as it is believed to have been unchanged for the past 270 million years.  This living fossil, which has no close living relatives, is a resilient plant, having survived several mass extinctions and was apparently the only living tree found near the epicenter of the […]

24 Best Superfoods

Lately it seems that the global population is becoming more and more interested in nutrition related issues.  People are finally seeking information and educating themselves on health and nutrition and not relying on governments and big business to dictate what they should be eating.  We at BauWave could not be happier about this, but we […]

The Health Benefits of Fermentation

Most people are aware that alcohol is a product of fermentation, but often their knowledge of the fermentation process stops there.  What a great majority of people don’t realize is how many foods we eat every day that are fermented from other common foods, how the fermentation process occurs or how many health benefits eating […]

Pesticides Found On Organic Strawberries

When you buy organic produce I’m sure you think you’re paying for a healthier product free of GMOs, and pesticides.  Well, think again.  We’ve already discussed how produce labeled “organic” isn’t always free of GMOs, but apparently most organic strawberry patches in California are also fumigated with millions of pounds of pesticides every year.How do […]