Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity
There’s so much confusion regarding health information in the media. How do you determine which advice to follow and what to take with a grain of salt? Dr. Malcolm Kendrick wrote the book Doctoring Data: How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense to help you answer that question. His fabulous book will teach you how to identify common research flaws and help you sift through misleading and meaningless data. An important resource if you are a serious student of health. Dr. Kendrick has also written The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth about What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It, which is another great book. Like me, he’s a trained family doctor whose journey led him to abandon much of what’s promoted in conventional medicine.
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.
A dangerous amphetamine-like drug has been detected in a host of herbal weight-loss and workout supplements sold nationwide. Harvard researchers found this untested, unapproved stimulant, called BMPEA, in 11 of 21 products labeled as containing Acacia rigidula, an obscure Southwestern shrub. BMPEA has never been tested in humans or cleared for use in pharmaceuticals or supplements, but it’s been proven to raise heart rate and blood pressure in dogs and cats.
Strong link between good bacteria, diet and overall health discovered after researchers lived on McDonald’s meals for 10 days straight
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.
Enjoy Spring outdoors this weekend then come home to one of these nine easy and delicious slow cooker Indian food recipes. A healthy ayurvedic diet can greatly enhance your health and well being – these recipes are effortless and a great way to begin learning about the benefits of Indian cuisine, spices and techniques.
Being overweight has nothing to do with a lack of exercise, but is almost entirely down to a diet of processed foods and sugary drinks, says a leading heart specialist who accuses the fast-food industry of duping the public.
Learn what the #1 cause of overeating is and what you can do about it.
According to Dr. Francesco Celi, Chairman of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, even a small reduction in room temperature helps your body “burn calories and dispose of excess blood sugar”—thanks to your body’s brown fat.