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 more5 Foods That Cause Skin Inflammation (And 5 Foods That Fight It)
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
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
Our immune systems are amazing. They constantly defend us against a myriad of diseases. But we must work to protect our immune systems. Research has shown deficiency in certain micronutrients—such as zinc, selenium, iron, copper, antioxidants, and folic acid—as well as deficiencies in vitamins A, B6, C, and E can have detrimental effects. In fact, … Read moreFive Foods Better Than Medicine
When your liver isn’t operating as well as it could, you may notice you’re sluggish, bloated, moody or even hungrier more often. Junk food, refined carbs and too much sugar all open the door for degenerative diseases to take over. In fact, according to the American Liver Foundation, non-alcohol fatty liver disease now affects 1 … Read more5 Foods That Wreak Havoc On Your Liver
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
Swimmer’s ear is very common. It is associated with swimming since it is common in kids who spend a lot of time in the water. It is caused by by to much moisture in the ear can irritate and break down the skin in the canal, letting bacteria or fungi penetrate. It happens most often … Read moreWhat Is Swimmer’s Ear?
The color of your urine can vary every time you go. Sometimes it will be clear, other times it will be more yellow or even a dark amber color. What most people ignore, or don’t realize, is that every time you pee, you have the chance to learn something about yourself. Your urine is a … Read moreWhat the color of your urine says about your health
Flavoring your lemonade with lavender is a great way to utilize the amazing medicinal properties of lavender. It is a wonderful aromatic herb that calms the senses. Pure lavender oil is an incredible essential oil to use for your own health and wellness. It’s among the gentlest of essential oils, but also one of the … Read moreHow Lavender treats Anxiety