Your Liver, Your Health

Your Liver, Your Health

Fact: The human liver weighs about 3 lbs, filters all of the body’s blood daily, and when healthy is the only organ capable of regenerating; the liver performs nearly 500 functions, including regulating cholesterol levels. Our liver weighs about 3 lbs and is located on the right side of of the abdomen. Reddish brown in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes A meta-analysis of 30 studies involving more than 10 years of research suggests coffee consumption may cut the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 29% While the results suggest caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee have favorable metabolic effects, Type 2 diabetes risk […]

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers Celebrate with a low carb, no bread, sugar free Thanksgiving Dinner. There is no conventional treatment for Alzheimer’s, research shows this devastating degenerative neurological disease can be effectively prevented by lowering sugar exposure, increasing exercise and improving the quality of your sleep. “The science is […]

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices Herbs and cooking spices contain a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, and help maximize the nutrient density of our  meals. Every time we flavor our meals with herbs or spices we are “upgrading” our food without adding a single calorie. In fact, on a per gram fresh […]

‘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 […]

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important We should all know that our pancreas is an extremely important organ in the body because it produces the hormone insulin and secretes it into the blood stream, keeping our blood sugar in check. So, it is a Key player in the war against diabetes. “In essence, it controls […]

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 […]

Sit Less, Stand Up, Move More, Avoid Sugar, Live Longer

Sit Less, Stand Up, Move More, Avoid Sugar, Live Longer

Sit Less, Stand Up, Move More, Avoid Sugar, Live Longer Recent research reveals that 52% of Americans are now either pre-diabetic or diabetic. A Key symptom of both is insulin and leptin resistance, a situation in which the human body can no longer read the signals from these important energy-regulating hormones. According to Dr. Robert […]

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 […]

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy New research shows a compound derived from tomatoes, a staple of Italian cuisine is good for the Heart. The study, published in the journal Food & Nutrition Research, found that taking the carotenoid-rich tomato extract supplement known as Cardiomato reduced low density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol associated […]

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 […]

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 […]