Avocados high fat content gives it plenty of bad rep. After all, it’s commonly believed that fat of any kind clogs up your arteries and gives you a heart attack. Don’t forget that it causes weight gain, too. Studies indicate that the avocado could be one of the best mainstays in a diet that promotes a healthy … Read moreThe Benefits of Eating Avocados
Nutrition is important for health. An unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even affect organs such as your heart and liver. What you eat also affects the health of another organ — your skin. If you are suffering from common skin problems that you just cannot seem to overcome with external skin … Read moreFive Foods to Avoid to Insure Healthy Skin
The elemental diet (ED) is partially defined as something “fundamental,” “simple,” and “uncomplicated.” Indeed, the term “elemental diet” nearly describes the thing – a “chemically defined” medical food composed of breakdown products of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, along with essential vitamins and minerals, delivered to the patient through a nasogastric tube in a hospital (or … Read moreDefining the Elemental Diet
We knew about the health benefits of nitric oxide long before scientists were aware of its presence in the human body. Nitroglycerin, a drug that works on nitric oxide pathways, was adopted as a medical therapy for angina and high blood pressure in the 1880s, but another century passed before anyone had any inkling of … Read moreBoost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health
How do you deal with stress- could you need a little energy boost? Try these diet changes to see how you feel. Energy boosters Breakfast: Eat a couple of boiled eggs and a bowl of oatmeal topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Roll pinto beans, melted cheese, and salsa in a whole grain tortilla. Blend … Read moreWhat To Eat Boost Energy And Relieve Stress
Essential oils are uniquely suited to cross the blood brain barrier to access and heal the brain. Diet and supplements, while critical in healing the body, have proven limited in accessing the brain, with the notable exception of essential fatty acids and liposomal based remedies which, like the brain, are fat based. This is because the brain … Read moreHeal the Brain with Essential Oils
As you may know, the blood brain barrier is the barrier membrane between the circulating blood and the brain. This membrane prevents certain damaging substances from reaching brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid while allowing essential molecules to enter. The blood-brain barrier is like a sieve or filter through which only molecules of a certain size … Read moreWhat is the Blood Brain Barrier?
High fiber foods can be helpful for blood sugar control, which we know can have an anti-inflammatory effect. Food high in fiber allow the gradual release insulin, which results in smaller levels of glucose being stored in the blood at any one time. In addition a 2012 study in Kidney International, (as well as many … Read moreEat the Skin!
Eating cherries leads to a boost in antioxidant activity in the body — even after just one-and-a-half servings of Cherries, commonly known as sour cherries. A clinical study conducted at the University of Michigan found for the first time that antioxidants in tart cherries make it into the human bloodstream and boost antioxidant activity. Twelve healthy adults, … Read moreFive reasons to eat more of these super fruit cherries
It is estimated that the average person will generate approximately 0.6 to 1.8 liters (L) of gas every day. People with SIBO or dysbiosis will produce even more gas than average. So, what exactly is this gas composed of? To understand this, we have to first look at the sources of our intestinal gas, as … Read moreUnderstanding Intestinal Gas