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Archive for July, 2017:

The Connection between Insulin and Body Fat

Are you struggling to lose weight but not seeing the results that you want? It could be that your insulin levels are out-of-whack. Dr. Mark Hyman discusses how insulin and body fat are connected and what you can do about it. Dr. Hyman says that insulin is the “fat storage hormone” for your body. When your insulin levels are high … Read more.

Having Trouble Staying Healthy?  It May Be Your Diet

Are you struggling to maintain a healthy diet in order to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle? Research is showing that unhealthy eating habits can continue to creep into your diet and sabotaging your plans. A massive study was conducted by researchers at the University of Cambridge in which data was reviewed from 187 countries, encompassing 4.5 billion adults. … Read more.

The Facts Regarding IBS

There are many misperceptions about irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. If you have been diagnosed, it can be helpful to know the facts for IBS. Fact:  IBS can Affect Your Life IBS is a serious condition that includes symptoms such as gas and pain. It can affect the quality of your life, including your family, work, and other relationships. Don’t … Read more.

Drinking Coffee and Tea for Liver Problems

Do you enjoy drinking a warm cup of coffee or herbal tea? It turns out that your daily cup of Joe may actually help protect your liver from the effects of an unhealthy diet. This, according to new research from the Netherlands. Our livers become damaged from eating foods that are full of empty calories, lack important nutrients that we … Read more.

Don’t Be Scared of Saturated Fat

There has been a lot of discussion about saturated fat and how if you are worried about cholesterol you should stay away from it. However, Dr. Mark Hyman, MD argues that saturated fat really isn’t that bad for you and avoiding it would be a mistake. On his site, Dr. Hyman responds to a USA Today article that used research … Read more.

Comparison of Organic and Non-Organic Foods

When we hear the word “organic” it is usually associated with being healthier for you compared to non-organic foods. But is that true? The World’s Healthiest Foods compares the two to learn more. Organic foods are grown to specifications that require expectations for the soil and water.  Among these requirements is that most pesticides that are used on non-organic foods … Read more.

The Dangers of Cooking with High Heat

Summer is traditionally the time for grilling and barbecues. Yet, The World’s Healthiest Foods has a warning for those who cook meat using high heat temperatures. You could be causing damage to your body without even realizing it. Cooking temperatures that are considered “high heat” range from 250-450 degrees Fahrenheit. When this occurs, the heat has time to damage any … Read more.

Home Solutions for Urinary Tract Infections

Have you been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection, or UTI, and are looking for solutions? Even though this is a serious condition there are several things that you can do to treat a UTI at home. UTI’s occur when bacteria are introduced into your urinary tract and cause an infection.  Causes for the bacteria include: Introduced while having sex. … Read more.