Junk Food Addiction is Real

Junk Food Addiction is Real

Processed junk food destroys people’s metabolism and promotes obesity through a variety of mechanisms. Among them is the way these kinds of foods affect their appetite control. Several studies have also demonstrated that processed foods are addictive. The human body is designed to naturally regulate how much we eat and the energy we burn. Food […]

Social Media and Your Eating Habits

Social Media and Your Eating Habits

For better or worse, your social media friends might be influencing your eating habits, British researchers report. They asked nearly 400 college students to estimate how much fruit, veggies, snacks, and sugary drinks their Facebook friends ate each day. Those participants who believed their social media buddies ate the recommended 5 daily portions of fruits […]

Causes of Fatigue

Causes of Fatigue

Tired of feeling tired? You are not alone. According to a National Safety Council survey, almost 50% of Americans do not get enough sleep to safely perform the duties assigned to them by their employer. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), fatigue is a common occurrence in America where 20% of adults say […]

Eating “Fast” Food Leads to Poor Nutrition

Eating “Fast” Food Leads to Poor Nutrition

You may be stopping at a fast-food joint or sitting down to eat in a full-service restaurant, and you should know that you may fill up but without much nutritional value, a new study suggests. The researchers found that 70% of fast-food meals consumed in the United States were of poor nutritional value. For full-service […]

Strategies to Help Us Live Longer

Strategies to Help Us Live Longer

Supercentenarians are the rare individuals who have made it to the age of 110 and beyond. At any given time, there are only 50 to 80 supercentenarians in the world. In the US an estimated 120,000 people make it to 100, only 20 of them make it to 110 What sets them apart is that, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Eating Nuts May Lower Rates of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Eating Nuts May Lower Rates of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Eating Nuts May Lower Rates of Heart Disease & Diabetes Eating a handful of nuts 5X per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, diabetes and many other chronic illnesses, say the authors of a recent US study. This inflammation-dampening effect might be the secret to the health benefits of nuts, […]

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 […]