Inflammation has become quite the buzzword lately, touted as the cause of everything from acne to Alzheimer’s and from digestive issues to obesity. And while new research continues to support that theory, it’s important to remember that inflammation can actually be a good thing. When the body detects injury or illness, the immune system jumps … Read more7 Foods to Beat Inflammation!
All food in nature contain both acid and alkaline-forming elements, balance is either achieved or thwarted as a direct result of the foods we choose to eat. Too many acid-forming foods can have dire consequences for our health, with “acidosis” being a common diagnosis in diabetics, for example. This is because when the nutrients required … Read more6 Alkaline Foods For Vibrant Health
Cinnamon is usually considered a winter spice: You might bust it out when it’s your turn to host the company Christmas party or you’ll see it added to your local bar’s seasonal drink menu, but this spice doesn’t have to hide when temperatures begin to rise. In fact, the fragrant, potent ingredient can play an … Read moreFive Health-Boosting Reasons to Use Cinnamon
What should a healthy daily diet consist of? There is a lot of information out there… My “Health Supporting Eating Plan” (see below) addresses the question, “What should I make for lunch or dinner?” (Breakfast is optional, if you’re not hungry.) My eating plan, as you will see, does not list all there is to … Read moreSimple Diet Guidelines To REVERSE High Blood Pressure
Your body has about the same amount of zinc as a 4-inch galvanized nail. Getting and maintaining the right amount of this important mineral is similar to walking a tightrope. It’s a fine line between too much and not enough—with hazards for any missteps. Loading up with zinc for more than a week can weaken … Read moreWhy You Need to Consume More Zinc
Magnesium is an essential mineral and vital component of our body’s cells. It not only helps the body maintain good health, but also protects from illness. Although it is found in healthy foods, supplements can raise low levels. Many consider magnesium the most vital mineral for our health. It is the fourth most abundant mineral … Read moreDoes Magnesium Improve Endurance?
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
Is the concept of curing type 2 diabetes through diet really such a strange notion? After all, diet was one of the key contributors that got you into this situation in the first place. Conventional wisdom seems to disagree, however. While diet, exercise, and lifestyle are nearly universally acknowledged as vital components required for managing … Read moreDiet Change Can Cure Type 2 Diabetes
By Catherine Guthrie What’s not to love about magnesium? The mineral juices every cell in the body and has a hand in more than 300 biochemical reactions. Subtract it from the bodily equation and nerves stutter, insulin goes haywire, and the heart’s steadfast beat loses its rhythm. And that’s only the half of it. A … Read moreHow to Strengthen Bones and Boost Heart Health With Magnesium
We all know raw nuts and seeds are good for our health when eaten in moderation—a handful every day is a good portion guide. For an alternative to your go-to nut, try roasting your pumpkin seeds this season. Snack on them raw, or add a scoop to soups, salads, cereals, or casseroles. Then watch (and … Read morePumpkin Seeds a Healthy Snack Pumped with Nutrients