It’s estimated that the number of diabetes sufferers in the world will double from about 190 million to 325 million during the next 25 years. (1) It’s obvious that we need to pay more attention to our lifestyle habits and make some changes. An insulin resistance diet, similar to a diabetic diet plan, helps you lose excess weight and regulate your insulin and blood glucose levels in order to reduce your risk of developing prediabetes and diabetes.
Most of us feel we drink enough on a daily basis to keep hydrated, but the things we drink often dehydrate us instead of hydrate. Coffee, tea, soda and energy drinks often contain caffeine.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released the nations first-ever “Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health” on November 16 that includes both alarming statistics and a plan to fix the nation’s opioid crisis.
If overly acidic, the body will extract minerals from vital organs and bones to neutralize the acid and remove it from the body. Because of this, the body’s mineral reserves such as calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium can be depleted and cause damage that can go undetected for years.
Did you know that you are more likely to remember an image you encounter while inhaling rather than exhaling? It’s true. Read this!
The U.S. Cancer Institute now lists cannabidiol (CBD) oil as a potential cure for cancer. However, one won’t experience these benefits when they smoke cannabis. Inhaling smoke from marijuana can be toxic to the body. There’s a lot to learn about cannabis and how one’s body is affected when it is consumed in various ways. The following Infographic offers clarity on this topic and more…
Wouldn’t you rather be doing this when the December holiday frenzy rolls around? Recently, during a conversation with a friend, I gently suggested that she might feel better if she focused a little more on herself and her own needs rather than on everyone else’s. She looked at me and said “But I think that’s being selfish.” This is such a common reaction and in my opinion downright dangerous. So, here are a baker’s dozen of self-love tips for the holidays.
This yummy, exotic fruit fights cancer, anemia, diabetes, liver disease and more… Know what it is?
What’s really IN that bottled water you drink? Read this!
When one thinks about altered states of consciousness, psychedelic plants and other substances might be the first things which come to mind. Although these substances can be used in this manner, as well as for medicinal purposes (and more), such states can also be achieved through other means.
When it comes to comfort food, does it get any better than gooey homemade macaroni and cheese? Instead of a typical heavy sauce laden with butter try this healthy and delicious recipe.
The root chakra is our most primal chakra and it’s associated with our sense of smell. This is why essential oils are particularly suited to boost and balance the base chakra. Here are Vicki’s six favorites.
Are you taking estrogen or considering taking it Read this!
Want to go gray less quickly? Read this.
%EXCERPT%How are universal frequencies affecting you this week (December 5-10, 2016)? Find out in our weekly column, a helpful complement to your weekly horoscope and a great standalone resource providing valuable insights into your health, nutrition, and muscular form and function.