The Value of Fasting Explained

The Value of Fasting Explained

Benefits of Fasting The 2 Key benefits of fasting are stem cell activation and autophagy. Stem cells play an important role in longevity as they are instrumental in repairing and rejuvenating your cells and tissues, while autophagy is your body’s innate cleanout process, by which damaged mitochondria, proteins and cells are digested and eliminated. By […]

Life is Better with Butter

Life is Better with Butter

FLASH: “With enough butter, anything is good,” Julia Child Julia Child was the beloved television chef who taught me how to bring French dishes into my American home. Having grown up believing the iconic woman who maintained that “Every woman should have a blowtorch” – words to live by, I might add – the thought […]

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

A healthy diet means Organic fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats, and the fated pig (bacon) Scientists have looked more than 1,000 raw foods to reveal their nutritional value and discovered that rendered pork fat, aka lard, made the Top 10. The research disclosed that 3.5oz of pork fat contains 632 kilocalories, and is a good source […]

Some Diet and Fitness Myths

Some Diet and Fitness Myths

The classic Greek and Roman Myths are fanciful stories. But, the problem with diet and fitness myths is that they get passed around and even appear in print and on the Internet, and people start to accept them as truth. And nothing can get in the way of your weight loss and fitness goals more […]

Super Foods and Your Diet

Super Foods and Your Diet

Some foods speed up your metabolism more than others or keep the appetite under control so that we can more easily lose weight and body fat. Experts point out that these Super foods should always be eaten as part of a healthy overall diet. According to Medical News Today there are the 8 Top fat-burning […]

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Fried chicken, french fries, and chicken-fried steak is surely delicious, but treating yourself to such fried foods regularly could be deadly, a new study warns. Women who eat more than 1 serving a week of fried chicken or fried fish have an increased risk of heart disease and death, researchers report. “Overall, we found that […]

Avoid Getting Fat on the Job

Avoid Getting Fat on the Job

Candy, cupcakes, and cookies seem to be all around the typical office, so if you are striving to eat healthy, the workplace can be a minefield that makes people fat. Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 people and found that about 1 in 4 working adults said they got food or beverages from work at least […]

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity There is lots of research showing that fasting has a beneficial impact on longevity, and there are a number of mechanisms contributing to this effect. Normalizing insulin sensitivity is a Key one, but fasting also inhibits the mTOR pathway, which plays an important part in driving the aging […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer…

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer…

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer… Feeling less than satisfied on a restricted-calorie diet, then a protein boost just might be the answer. According to numerous studies, a diet with more protein than the typical 15% of calories will leave you feeling fuller and help conserve muscle as you lose fat. While high-protein diets […]

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension The interest and investment in anti-aging therapies is growing. The goal is not just to live longer, but to be as youthful and healthy as possible for a longer frame. Telomeres were discovered in the 1930’s. Every cell in the human body contains a nucleus, and inside […]

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen An article published by CNN Health is a reminder us that the connection between the brain’s nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex drives intentional actions, such as deciding whether we will take another bite of chocolate cake, or not. The prefrontal cortex also activates […]

Some “Health Truths” Debunked

Some “Health Truths” Debunked

Some “Health Truths” Debunked Health advice has changed a lot over the past 10 years, and modern science has proven that some “truths” we have been told and may have believed are wrong. The bad advice comes from well-meaning parents like “Drinking coffee will stunt your growth.” to doctors “Drink skim milk; it’s healthier.” Here […]

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease In Y 2013 Ivor Cummins, a biochemical engineer with a background in medical device engineering and leading teams in complex problem solving, ran into health problems. His serum ferritin was very high, which is a potent risk factor for heart disease, as were his liver enzymes. After […]

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’ The experts say to build an exercise habit that will last a lifetime, look for an activity you really enjoy and then team up with others who provide you with social interaction during your workout and reward and motivation to continue the process. “If you haven’t found something […]

Stress Can Make Us Fat!

Stress Can Make Us Fat!

Stress Can Make Us Fat! You have likely figured out that stress can cause us to overeat leading to weight gain. But that is not the only reason we can pack on the pounds according to a new study. Stress triggers a hormone called Adamts1 that causes fat cells in the body to mature, say […]

Fuel Your Brain With Good Food

Fuel Your Brain With Good Food

Fuel Your Brain With Good Food There are 2 types of fuel the human body and brain can use to convert into energy. Either metabolized carbohydrates or fats may supply the brain and body with the energy it needs to survive. Although our brain can use both, there is evidence to suggest that the metabolic […]

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples Study after study has demonstrated that low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets just do not work to drive weight loss or prevent disease. In fact, they are the things causing the obesity epidemic, which is a contributing factor to cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. “Finally Americans are getting rid of the not-fat […]

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet Some dietary fats can be harmful, but it’s important to know which ones and why. For an in-depth review of dietary fats, please see the Weston A. Price Foundation’s article, “Saturated Fat Does a Body Good.” In summary, harmful fats that contribute to heart disease are primarily as […]

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health The food industry uses tactics to create misleading data and other sales techniques, but it does not change the fact that junk food is bad for us. People who ate a diet focused on Mac & Cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise and microwavable meals with unhealthy […]

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks Research conducted at the Karolinska Institutet found that engaging in 5 healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about 80% of 1st-time heart attacks in men. The researchers were surprised at how powerful a healthy lifestyle can be, noting: “It is not surprising that healthy lifestyle choices would lead to a […]

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight In the Spring many people attempt to get a Summer beach body by turning to fad diets, crazy exercise plans, and incredibly complicated calorie-cutting methods. What most people do not know is that the Key to weight loss is much less complex. If you want to lose weight, all […]

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet Being slim is not necessarily proof of being healthy. Metabolic dysfunction can strike anyone not following an really healthy diet. Carrying excess weight almost always guarantees one will suffer health problems. And so, this is why childhood obesity is a grave concern, as obese children […]