Daiva Rizvi

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As a holistic nutritionist and certified classical homeopath, I believe that vibrant health is the foundation of great life, and food and our environment has everything to do with our health. We all eat, every day. Sadly, this vital, pleasurable and such primal activity has become so confusing, stressful, and complicated for majority of us, that it is starting to look a lot like rocket science. My mission is to help you navigate through the ever changing and puzzling landscape of nutrition by weeding out all the noise and focusing on what’s truly important. Make it simple and fun.

Cloves: A Spice with Remarkable Health Benefits

In the realm of health foods, the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) value is a key indicator of antioxidant capacity. Clove buds are exceptional in this regard, with an ORAC value of 290,283 per 100g, significantly surpassing blackberries at 5,905. This highlights their remarkable ability to neutralize harmful free radicals that are responsible for inflammation […]

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Zinc – The Famous Trace Mineral & Why You Need It

Function and Importance Zinc is an essential trace mineral, antioxidant, and is found in every cell of the body. It works directly with more than 300 critical enzymes in our bodies.  The body contains 2 – 3 grams of zinc and most of it is found in adrenals, brain and eyes, hence “No zinc no […]

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The Statin Paradox: Rethinking Cholesterol and Heart Health

Despite a staggering annual expenditure of $32 billion on statins, the number one cause of death worldwide is still heart disease, raising questions about the efficacy of these widely prescribed medications. This article delves into the often-overlooked complexities of cholesterol, challenging the conventional narrative and exploring the vital roles this lipid plays in our bodies. […]

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