The incredible edible egg!

A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition supports consuming eggs in moderation. The study found no evidence that eggs increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. The researchers studied the association between egg consumption and cardiovascular disease in 21,327 participants from the Physicians’ Health Study. The end result of the study found that egg … Read more The incredible edible egg!

Trusting Your Gut For Better Health

Antibiotics were once the solution, but are now the cause of many health problems that are beginning to surface. Overdosed, overprescribed and difficult to avoid, antibiotics are hiding in our food, milk, water and even produce. Beyond robbing our bodies of a powerful line of defense needed most when we are sick, antibiotics in our … Read more Trusting Your Gut For Better Health

These Herbs Bust Candida Overgrowth

Maybe you feel the die-off of a Candida cleanse. You have flu-like symptoms, including a headache. Your skin flares. Your energy drags. You think it’s working. Because when the body cleanses, things usually get worse before they get better. But the feeling of die-off (otherwise known as a Herxheimer reaction) doesn’t always mean that you’ve … Read more These Herbs Bust Candida Overgrowth

GETTING TO THE ROOT: CAUSES OF HAIR LOSS

I have a food-first strategy when it comes to hair loss. You can help hair loss with your fork. Start by dialing in your macronutrients and micronutrients. If you’ve been low-carb for a while, add a ½ sweet potato to dinner. Make sure you get adequate fat from avocado, hemp seeds, and nuts. Add 5 to … Read more GETTING TO THE ROOT: CAUSES OF HAIR LOSS

Heal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Across the nation, an estimated 20 million people—7 percent of the US population—have diabetes. As many as 40 million more teeter on the edge of the illness and are classified as pre-diabetic—meaning they have insulin resistance and higher-than-normal blood sugar levels that indicate they’re heading toward diabetes. But even for pre-diabetics, the disease isn’t inevitable: … Read more Heal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Do you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?

People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure pills for the first time and 131,764 people taking at least four different pills to lower their blood pressure. Roughly 18 percent were also … Read more Do you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?

THE GLYCEMIC LOAD OF FRUITS

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A healthy diet should almost always include some fruit, and this is particularly true if you’re suffering from adrenal fatigue. The difficulty arises in choosing the best and most nutritious fruits to eat. Most nutritionists will recommend sticking to the fruits with lower sugar content where possible, and this makes a lot of sense. But … Read more THE GLYCEMIC LOAD OF FRUITS

Organic Blueberries can Slow Aging and More…

I recommend almost all vegetables unreservedly. When it comes to fruits, though, I am careful to push for moderation and careful selection.  When I am asked to recommend one type of fruit overall, my answer is berries. They are some of the healthiest fruits on the planet, in part because they haven’t been hybridized into … Read more Organic Blueberries can Slow Aging and More…