We all know that sitting for long periods of time is not good for our body, but is it deadly? Recent studies show that sitting for hours leads to a whole host of chronic illness, regardless of your age. Think about how many hours in the day you sit. Driving to work, sitting at work, eating … Read more Sitting Disease could be the new smoking
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!
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
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
Health resolutions are often hard to keep, but if better health is your goal, here’s an easy way to fulfill your resolution and reap big rewards: Dark greens such as kale, chard, collards, broccoli, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, and romaine lettuce are arguably among the healthiest foods you can eat. And as an added bonus … Read more EAT WAY MORE DARK LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES!
Hair Loss in Women: A Crisis of Vanity and Sanity You’ve seen the infomercials. You’ve clipped the ads with before and after photos. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride) are two treatments for hair loss. Before I tell you why I don’t think you should be in a rush to slime your hair follicles every day … Read more Reverse Hair Loss Using Everyday Tips
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…
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 more Simple Diet Guidelines To REVERSE High Blood Pressure
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 more Defining the Elemental Diet
We all know when something is inflamed on the outside, but the problem really starts inside the body. Internal inflammation can happen for a host of reasons such as from poor dietary habits, environmental toxin exposures, immune system overactivity (allergies, autoimmune disease), digestive problems and even hormone imbalances. A high level of inflammation within the … Read more 5 Foods That Cause Skin Inflammation (And 5 Foods That Fight It)