Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It It’s estimated more than 30% of American adults with diabetes don’t realize they are suffering from this potentially deadly disease. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show about 1 American in 7 suffered from diabetes between Ys 2013 and 2016, with the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes at […]

You Just Cannot Beat Beets!

You Just Cannot Beat Beets!

You Just Cannot Beat Beets! Beets are nature’s sweetest vegetable but are not everyone’s favorite side dish, that’s for sure. But you cannot beat beets for nutrition and “deliciousness.” But you can puree them. Purplish-red whole beets are one of nature’s true delights. They can be cooked or juiced fresh from the grocery or garden […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Poor Health is a Science

Poor Health is a Science

Poor Health is a Science The is lots of research pointing to fake sweeteners as the cause in a a number of health issues, including nerve damage, certain types of cancer, and anxiety/depression. Sweeteners like Splenda or Equal have also been attributed to weight-gain, which seems counterproductive, given that weight loss was the purpose behind […]

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 Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium (Mg) is essential for mitochondrial ATP production. A supplement that is helpful for sleep is magnesium. There are dozens of different types of magnesium supplements. Magnesium threonate has the added benefit of providing some antiretroviral activity, and retroviruses tend to be a challenge inherent with many neurodegenerative diseases. Threonate […]

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure

Some Uncommon Causes for High Blood Pressure If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, aka high blood pressure, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure affects 33% if adult Americans, but many people do not even know it. The exact causes of hypertension are puzzling […]

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any! Health experts say the controversial warning overstates the risks and that the health benefits of drinking coffee far outweigh any potential downsides. More California “Nut Country” action. Recently, a California  judge ruled that coffee sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. The Big Q: How […]

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly! Obesity is a deadly health condition, associated with heart disease, diabetes, depression, cancer and premature death, take good care of yourself. Today it is growing at epidemic proportions and researchers find it may spread through communities. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 30% of adult Americans […]

Got the Flu? Eat Real Food

Got the Flu? Eat Real Food

Got the Flu? Eat Real Food This year’s flu season is the worst in about 10 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD). Every US state, sans Hawaii, is experiencing widespread influenza outbreaks and one in 15 doctor visits last week were for flu symptoms. Hospitals, medical […]

Fasting Extends Lifespan   

Fasting Extends Lifespan   

Fasting Extends Lifespan Fact: Most people want to live a healthy, long life. The Big Q: What is the best way to switch on the body’s ability to promote cellular protection, regeneration and rejuvenation? The Big A: Valter Longo, PhD., a researcher and director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California (USC), […]

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People Major industries have and continue to devoted huge financial resources to shaping scientific debates that may threaten profits. Prime example: Big Tobacco pushing back on how smoking kills people. This corporate strategy of subsidizing scientists, lobbyists and researchers to present results putting the products in the good light […]

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually Diabetes costs the US $245.5-B a year in total healthcare expenditures and lost productivity, according to a new report that tabulates the financial toll of the metabolic disorder. For the one in 10 Americans with diabetes, that breaks down to an extra $8,480 annually, compared with those who have not […]

Sugar Is Responsible for Disease

Sugar Is Responsible for Disease

Sugar Is Responsible for Disease Facts: Refined sugar was not consumed on a daily basis until 100 years ago. Before that, it was a treat afforded by the very rich as sugar cane was a difficult crop to grow. In the past 100 years, rates of obesity, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and numerous other chronic diseases have skyrocketed. […]

How Sugar Fuels Cancer Growth

How Sugar Fuels Cancer Growth

How Sugar Fuels Cancer Growth Belgian scientists have reported a breakthrough in understanding how sugar fuels cancer. The findings, reported in the journal Nature Communications, help unravel what has been a scientific mystery to medical researchers; precisely how sugar makes tumors grow faster. The new understanding could help lead to new ways to combat cancer, through […]

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases Inflammation is not just a word in medical circles today, it is a real threat to people’s health. The inflammatory response is nature’s way to help heal the body from illness or injury. But, chronic inflammation is at the root cause of many dreaded diseases, including heart […]

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets Beets are easy to grow in your garden or a pot, can be used in multiple ways in your food and are packed with vitamins and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a plant you to consider this Summer when planning the garden. I drink beet juice and eat a […]

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 […]

Americans Drank More Water Than Soda in 2016

Americans Drank More Water Than Soda in 2016

Americans are Now Drinking More Water Than Soda It’s official: Americans drank more bottled water than soda in Y 2016 After decades-long streak of strong growth, bottled water has surpassed carbonated soft drinks to become the largest beverage category by volume in the United States in Y 2016, according to research and consulting firm Beverage […]

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Looking for Ways to Reduce Sugar in Beverages

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Looking for Ways to Reduce Sugar in Beverages

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Looking for Ways to Reduce Sugar in Beverages $KO Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) and the American Beverage Association are being sued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks of sugary drinks. The suit claims Coca-Cola “spends billions of dollars” on advertising and promotions aimed at […]

Starting to Feel Sick, This is What to Eat

Starting to Feel Sick, This is What to Eat

Starting to Feel Sick, This is What to Eat Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine, is credited with saying: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” That advice, which dates to 400 BC, still prevails today add to that really good water from Penta 5 USA. It is particularly relevant when you are […]

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Sued Over Health Claims of Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Sued Over Health Claims of Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Sued Over Health Claims of Sugary Drinks $KO, $PEP Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages. The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the defendants of downplaying the risks to boost sales, despite scientific evidence linking sugary […]

Vow to Eat Healthy this Year, Halt the Aging Process

Vow to Eat Healthy this Year, Halt the Aging Process

Vow to Eat Healthy this Year, Halt the Aging Process $FB, $TWTR Take note: Magnesium is vitally important for biological function and optimal human health. If you are lacking in cellular magnesium, it can lead to the deterioration of your cellular metabolic function, which can cause more serious health problems. Magnesium is vital for the […]

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health Raw beets and raw beet juice are typically recommended in limited amounts due to their high sugar content, but when fermented, beets may be among the healthiest vegetables there are, as most of the sugar is “eaten” by beneficial bacteria during the fermentation process while leaving other health-boosting […]

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep w/o Rx Drugs Sleep deprivation significantly affects our daily routine, and can signafically impair performance, health, even safety. Fatigue/Energy expert Jacob Teitelbaum, MS, says getting less sleep is associated with an array of serious health risks, including pain, fatigue, weight gain, and fibromyalgia. His research bears this out. Dr. Teitelbaum’s […]

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry $DIS, $KO, $PEP $JPM Lives are at stake, the health and future of children hang in the balance in this Presidential election Walt Disney World recently tried to copy the sugar and soda industries’ marketing methodology, but ended up running for cover last year when the […]

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 […]

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer Obesity can raise your risk of cancer in many ways. Some cancers, especially breast and endometrial cancer, are sensitive to the female sex hormone estrogen, and fat cells produce an excess of this hormone. This is why obesity in young children obesity is a a grave concern. By carrying […]

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 […]

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom? Blue-Green Algae is dangerous to people, pets and the environment The blue-green algae, aka cyanobacteria, can now be seen from space. And it can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and marine life. Skin rashes and respiratory issues can result from exposure to it, […]

Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda “Just Say No” was a slogan minted by 1st Lady Nancy Reagan. The “Just Say No” advertising campaign Vs recreational drug use was prevalent through the 1980’s. Today, the same slogan is appropriate to discourage soda consumption. For people who struggle with weight or chronic health issues, replacing soda and other […]

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]

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 […]

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes In Y 2012, over 90-M people had diabetes or pre-diabetes, and 1 out of every 2 people with the condition do not know they have it. Lifestyle choices are the best strategies to controlling blood sugar, reducing your risk of diabetes and preventing secondary health problems from the condition. […]

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health A huge study and meta-analysis has sought to find a link between Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Along with those disorders come related problems like hypertension, elevated fasting glucose and triglycerides, and high cholesterol, abdominal obesity.4 But rather […]

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 […]

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All The Big Q: What happens when you drink Soda? Soda is on the list of the worst foods and drinks people can consume. A 20-oz bottle of Soda contains the equivalent of 16 teaspoons of sugar, typically in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). The […]

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life The experts believe we can virtually eliminate your risk of cancer and chronic disease and significantly improve our chances of recovering from cancer by following some simple strategies, as follows: Eat Real Food: Seek to eliminate all processed food in our diet. Eat at least 33% of food […]