Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity
Limitations for cholesterol will likely be removed from the 2015 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, due to the fact that not ALL cholesterol is bad.
Although it has not quite yet reached celebrity status like coconut oil, avocado oil is rapidly gaining momentum in natural health circles – and gaining popularity amongst those who are not fond of the taste of coconut oil. Social media is abuzz with tales of the goodness of this pear-shaped, green fruit, as well. In fact, a quick search on Instagram reveals that the avocado hashtag has been used over two million times.
Burdock has long been known as a cleanser and burdock juice is a great way to clean and detoxify your blood. A juice detox is very important with all the toxins we are bombarded with in our environment. why not use cleansing burdock juice in a recipe like this that will do the trick cleaning your blood and taste great at the same time?
Health experts are convinced that you can starve cancer right out of the body. Eliminating this ingredient, considered cancer’s fuel, could save your life. Cancer rates are on the rise, and there are many factors that cause cancer that range from our environment to our emotions. Diet is crucial – you are what you eat – cut this out of your diet and make your body thrive.
Coconut oil has been demonized in the past because it contains saturated fat. However, new data is shedding new light on saturated fats that contain medium-chain triglycerides (MCT’s) fatty acids. MCT’s are easily absorbed as a quick source energy source and turned into ketone bodies, which can have therapeutic effects on brain disorders like epilepsy and Alzheimer’s.
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.