Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

We all should know that eating well is important for our physical health, but it is also essential for healthy brain function, and anything that we put into our bodies affects us. Healthy diets bring good results, whereas, unhealthy eating habits can cause some unwanted side-effects. Undereating may cause fatigue, fainting and dizziness, dehydration, low […]

This is TRE, aka Time Restricted Eating

This is TRE, aka Time Restricted Eating

The Big Q: What is TRE that we have all be hearing about? The Big A: Time-restricted eating is just what it sounds like. It is a form of intermittent fasting where you eat all of your meals for the day within a restricted window of time, ranging from 2-8 hours. That means you are […]

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

FLASH: OMAD is the acronym for “one meal a day,” it involves eating all your nutrients in a 1-hr time frame, with nothing more other than calorie-free beverage options, for the remaining 23 hrs per day. The OMAD diet is an extreme form of intermittent fasting (or 16/8), and involves eating all your nutrients in […]

Combating Jet Lag Before, During and After Flying

Combating Jet Lag Before, During and After Flying

Long haul airline trips are still a part of life for many of us. Whether a frequent flyer or an occasional globetrotter, travelling through time zones can have a huge impact on the body. To help you shake off the effects as quickly as possible, here is our guide to what to do before you […]

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Letting teenagers know they are being manipulated by food marketers may be a simple way to encourage healthier eating, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Many of the leading chronic diseases threatening human health, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, are the result of poor dietary choices. These […]

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

FLASH: The Importance of Fasting for Longevity In his book “Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy and Sleep Well Every Night,” Satchidananda Panda, PhD., cites research showing that 90% of people eat across 12 hours a day or more, and compressing this eating window may in fact be 1 of the most important things […]

An Unhealthy Lifestyle and Your Brain

An Unhealthy Lifestyle and Your Brain

FLASH: aAn unhealthy lifestyle can trigger inflammation throughout your body, which can then accelerate wear-and-tear on your brain, a new study suggests. The Big Q: What happens? The Big A: Faster declines in thinking and memory for those who do not practice healthy habits that counteract inflammation. Long-term inflammation is most often caused by chronic […]

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

FLASH: Fasting is Key to Longevity Note: An important part of this is understanding is the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) a very important pathway responsible for controlling autophagy or how our bodies detox and repair themselves. Intermittent Fasting Fasting is biological stressor that produces many beneficial results, including autophagy. In fact, some of the benefits associated […]

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss There is a new trend, and it is all about mindfulness and health. Mindfulness is the Eastern concept of being more aware, and when it comes to eating, being more aware of what you eat, how you eat, why, and when you eat may well be the Key […]

Conquer Cravings, Lose Weight

Conquer Cravings, Lose Weight

  Conquer Cravings, Lose Weight Losing weight often comes down to changing the patterns and habits that led to overeating, and that takes self-control, and avoiding temptations that come with all things attached to sugar and sugar substitutes. Think of self-control as the inner voice that keeps you from indulging in high-calorie food and prompts […]

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs Anthocyanins Protect Lung Health Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, phytonutrients found in most fruits and vegetables. There are more than 6,000 unique flavonoids, but as a group, they’re most well-known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been found to lower the risk of many chronic conditions […]

Make Your Brain ‘Happy’ Eat Real Food

Make Your Brain ‘Happy’ Eat Real Food

Make Your Brain ‘Happy’ Eat Real Food It is being said by the medical experts that by Y 2020, America will have 14-M people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease. Anxiety disorders currently are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40-M adults. Millions suffer from “brain fog,” a term […]

Does Your Happiness Need a ‘Pick Me Up’

Does Your Happiness Need a ‘Pick Me Up’

Does Your Happiness Need a ‘Pick Me Up’ Gratitude  has many physical effects, including lowering blood sugar and blood pressure, improving cognition, reducing inflammation and pain, improving sleep quality and quantity, and improving heart health and immune function Just 1 in 3 Americans reports being “very happy,” and 1 in 4 experience no life enjoyment at […]

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary Sugar Crash” documents the story of 1 family, including a couple in their 40’s who are not overweight but admit to eating sugary treats on a regular basis ‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary details the havoc that excess sugar consumption is causing for the people of Ireland, a country that ranks #4 […]

Good Foods for Good Health

Good Foods for Good Health

Good Foods for Good Health Antioxidants are compounds critical to the production of energy and to maintain health and youth. Doctors who specialize in anti-aging medicine use antioxidants as well as other Key tools like bioidentical hormones to keep their patients healthier longer by preventing free radical damage. The best way to obtain antioxidants is […]

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health A new advisory, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation supports findings from many other recent studies that show that a diet rich in fish could be beneficial for health. “Since the last advisory on eating fish was issued by the Association in 2002, scientific studies […]

Choosing Real (Organic) Food

Choosing Real (Organic) Food

Choosing Real (Organic) Food For many people, eating healthy means eating Organic (Real Food) whenever possible, but choosing only Organic foods can take effort and be costly. The Big Q: When does it make the most sense? The Big A: Experts from the University of Texas suggest feeding young children Organic foods whenever possible to […]

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight Besides eating plenty of carotenoids-rich vegetables, Organic pastured egg yolks and omega-3 and astaxanthin-rich wild Alaskan Salmon, another really important dietary aspect is to normalize your blood sugar, as excessive sugar in your blood can pull fluid from the lens of your eye, affecting your ability to focus. It […]

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood Eating cultured vegetables has increased in popularity among hipsters, millennials and baby boomers. Reports are that miso, sauerkraut (my favorite), pickles and kimchi, all bottled up and ready to go, have been flying off supermarket shelves as peoples’ understanding of the importance of gut health has become more widespread. Supplements, […]

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets They Key to addressing emotional eating disorders is awareness People who struggle with their weight know that it is not only at mealtime that they get into trouble; emotional factors can sabotage the best of diets. “Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry […]

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical of all time. It is not known exactly how much glyphosate may be in your food because the USDA does not test for it. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in […]