Over 30 million people in America suffer from thyroid malfunction. Coconut oil is truly a jam-packed therapeutic bullet that can tackle even some of the most health destroying conditions, including thyroid problems. It is rich in fatty acids, which support metabolism and provide energy.
A key principle of successful and lasting weight loss is to teach your body to burn fat instead of sugar and to do that, it is helpful to replace non-vegetable carbohydrates with healthy fats. Avocados, salmon, and raw nuts are all superfoods that are high in healthy fats. Other superfoods that can help you shed unwanted pounds include broccoli, green tea, organic pastured eggs, and quinoa.
National government agencies are taking note of recent research indicating plant-based diets can help create a lasting, living planet. In preparation for issuing new guidelines later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has submitted a report to the USDA that recommends eating less meat and more plants.
An illness like COPD can test a relationship, but there are ways to help your partner manage COPD and keep your love strong. Education, planning, support, and open communication will help your relationship remain solid despite the challenges that occur when you mix COPD and love.
The new study found that coffee grounds and silverskins are remarkably high in fiber and phenolic compounds with both antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. The coffee grounds alone have 500 times more antioxidant power than vitamin C.
Though sleep disorders are hardly new – even Aristotle wrote about them – our modern round-the-clock lifestyles, plus caffeine, alcohol, lack of exercise, stress and a myriad of other factors have conditioned our bodies to stay awake. So is there hope for the bleary-eyed? Absolutely! But first, you’ll need to brush up on your sleeping skills and make a few simple daytime changes so you can sleep better tonight. Here’s where to start:
There are many ridiculous myths in nutrition. The idea that losing weight is all about calories and willpower is one of the worst. The truth is… sugar and highly processed junk foods can be addictive, just like drugs. Not only are the behavioral symptoms the same, but the biology also happens to agree.
Boron is an important, and often underutilized, trace mineral naturally present in certain foods and also within the environment. Boron uses include the ability to help keep the skeletal structure strong by adding to bone density, preventing osteoporosis, treating conditions like arthritis, and improving strength and muscle mass.
Without a doubt, one of the most important nutrients for optimal health is vitamin D. But questions still remain about just how much is needed. Dr. Robert Heaney M.D., is one of the premier vitamin D researchers in the world.
We all know that fruits and veggies ward off chronic conditions while helping us to feel healthier and more energized. But even for the most health-conscious eaters, getting more of these nutrients can be a challenge. So, try these 10 tricks for adding more fruits and veggies to your daily diet.
But spring is Kapha Season, according to Ayurveda. There’s a heaviness, a sometimes lethargic type of energy that prevails as we make the shift from our winter slumber. Not just in our body, but in our mind and spirit, as well.
The body begins to try to detoxify itself from a season of eating heavier, fattier foods. Things start to move through the channels, like mucus – resulting in spring type ailments that are often centered around the lungs and sinuses (Kapha sites).
Super spice tumeric enhances the flavor of many foods, including meats, poultry, seafood, eggs, potatoes, rice, lentils, and vegetables. This sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications, as well as 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects.
Most health and diet advice tends to focus on the types of food you’re putting in your body, but Brad Lamm believes why you eat is just as important as what you eat.