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Archive for August, 2015:

The Pegan Diet: Is This the Ideal Diet?

Dr. Mark Hyman doesn’t feel that you have to deny yourself nearly as much as vegan and Paleo diets imply. Combine the two to get the most beneficial diet available, the “Pegan diet.” What’s that? A  hybrid of Paleo and vegan. Let’s take a look: It’s the perfect combo. The meat inclusion means it’s not vegan. The grains and legumes … Read more.

6 Anti-inflammatory Powerhouses

Are you sick and tired of being sick? Clean eating can turn things around. What are you dealing with? Persistent arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and cancer? Chronic diseases are linked to chronic inflammation. If you are suffering from any type of debilitating or pervasive ailment, or are attempting to manage the symptoms and medications you fear … Read more.

Ways to Know Your Brain May Be in Trouble

Is your brain is out of balance? The Amen Clinics provide strategies for determining and treating specific brain challenges. Consider the following indications that something needs attention: Your memory is worse than a decade ago. Age and memory deterioration are not synonymous. Time has some effect, but you can build up a “brain reserve.” Choose now the healthy things to … Read more.

10 Best Ways to Boost Fertility

Looking to boost fertility? Consider these 10 top ways to help the cause: 1: Maintain a healthy weight Weight can affect hormonal regulation and thus affect ovulation. Maintaining a healthy body weight can help regulate normal ovulation and increase the probability of conceiving. 2: Keep sperm healthy Don’t overlook sperm health, as you concern yourself with eggs and ovulation. In … Read more.

Strategies to Reverse Infertility

Why have infertility rates increased? Because excess sugar intake, and subsequent belly fat, drive hormonal imbalances and create infertility. So as diabetes and obesity have risen in the population, so have reproductive challenges. In this age of sugar overload, we compensate by pumping out insulin. Eventually we become resistant and require ever more of it. Soon insulin production is out … Read more.

10 Foods With Real Cancer-Fighting Powers

When cancer rears its ugly head, fight back with nutrition and healthy living. “One of the most basic and most powerful ways to reduce the risk of cancer is through diet and lifestyle,” says Laura Kraber, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who works with Dr. Frank Lipman. The American Institute for Cancer Research, suggest the following food options: Leafy Greens Spinach, … Read more.

Watch Out! You May Be Eating Superbugs with your Burger

“There’s no way to tell by looking at a package of meat, or smelling it, whether it has harmful bacteria or not,” warns Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., executive director of the Center for Food Safety and Sustainability at Consumer Reports. “You have to be on guard every time.” Superbugs are illness-inducing bacterial organisms. They aren’t easily controlled with medicine, and they … Read more.

10 Healthy Foods That Increase Your Energy

If coffee and soda literally make your world go round, you’ve moved from moderate enjoyment to addiction. Try a few healthier options for boosting your energy. Fortunately, there are many other rejuvenating choices: Almonds Try raw, unsalted almonds. Believe it or not, they will ramp up energy as well as a cup of coffee. Without the sugar crash. Nuts provide … Read more.