Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity
You do not have to lose your mind with advancing age. Your brain has the capacity to regenerate and grow throughout the entire human lifespan – learn how to ensure your brain’s continued growth and rejuvenation. Compelling evidence shows that physical exercise helps build a brain that not only resists shrinkage, but increases cognitive abilities. We now know that exercise promotes a process known as neurogenesis, i.e. your brain’s ability to adapt and grow new brain cells, regardless of your age. This article highlights a number of brain-boosting benefits of exercise.
Fermented vegetables are an excellent way to keep your digestive system healthy! Kimchi is a great probiotic recipe for gut health. This video Probiotics For Your Second Brain explains why that maintaining a healthy gut is so important!
Epsom salts have been used by many different cultures for hundreds of years. They have a number of different beneficial properties and are used in gardening, household cleaning, and detoxifying the body. They are very inexpensive and can be purchased at bulk discounts in garden centers nearly everywhere. Using Epsom salt baths is an advanced detoxification strategy that has remarkable health benefits. Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate, which can help improve health in numerous ways. A lack of magnesium—which helps regulate the activity of more than 300 enzymes in the body—can contribute to high blood pressure, hyperactivity, heart problems and other health issues, doctors warn. Sulfate is essential for many biological processes, helping to flush toxins and helping form proteins in joints, brain tissue and mucin proteins.
If you’ve put on some extra pounds but don’t relish a starvation diet or a diagnosis of diabetes, one of the tiniest organisms on Earth may be able to help you out. It’s known as chlorella, and scientists have shown it is a powerful tool for weight loss and many other aspects of good health.
PCOS can become a serious–sometimes debilitating–issue for many women. It can also spur a wide variety of health concerns. This is why it is important to implement preventative strategies. Here are four of the most important natural approaches to PCOS.
Food fads come and go (remember the acai berry?), but trends emerge over time, anywhere from a couple of years to decades. Prominent ancient grains like quinoa give way to the newest member of the tribe (hello, teff!), while centuries-old cooking techniques reappear on menus across the country. So what should you put in your grocery cart and start cooking with? Everyday Health sorted through all of the up-and-coming ingredients, emerging ideas, chefs, nutritionists, and industry experts – here are their predictions on what to pay attention to in 2015.
It’s New Year’s resolution time again. Will you be making one? If so, I have a few tips that may make it easier and more rewarding for you to stick with it. This year, rather than make your resolution a goal, make it a practice – one that invites you to consciously and actively love yourself.
By Dr. Axe | Food is Medicine Top 41 Wild & Healthy Waffle Recipes Waffles are one of the foods that for me are not only super fast to make but also can be extraordinarily healthy! Here are some of my favorites: 1. Brie & Blueberry Waffle Grilled Cheese The cheesy goodness of this sandwich gets […]
You may have a lot of friends, colleagues and relatives who are following weight loss plans for ages, but haven’t been able to lose much. You should not get disheartened seeing such results. After all, one of the main reasons why people fail to achieve their weight loss goals is their being unaware of the […]
The term “superfood” has become something of a marketing buzzword in recent years, and many processed food products will boast such ingredients. But don’t be fooled. Processing tends to denature nutrients, so what you end up with is typically a far inferior version compared to the real thing.
Wanting some breakfast inspiration? This is a recipe for a simple recipe that is a bit different to your normal breakfast. Guaranteed to fill you up and energize you while giving you a nice boost of nutrients! Kale…. Sweet potato… Two of our most favorite ingredients!
Insect eating is most often associated with Fear Factor or blustery Food Network gourmands trying grasshoppers and worms in far-off countries. Now, several new companies—including Exo; Bitty Foods, which sells bug baking kits; and Six Foods, which pushes potatolike cricket chips—are winning national distribution. “We realize on some level it is slightly absurd,” says Gabi Lewis, Exo’s co-chief executive officer, from the Manhattan working space he shares with 40 other startups, a ping-pong table, and loads of free beer. “But cricket protein requires 20 percent fewer resources than beef protein,” he says. “If we can make this mainstream, the impact could be enormous.”