Food

The 5 Signs That You May Have A Food Allergy

Here’s a sentiment we hear with relative frequency from our first time cleanse participants: “I don’t have allergies.”Most of us think of allergies as the bodily reactions that present themselves as hives, rashes, dry eyes, congestion, or a runny nose. What most people don’t realize is that sensitivities to food can also surface in...

3 Weight Loss Success Strategies to Lose the Last 15 Pounds

Weight-loss success is much more likely if you follow some important behavioral strategies in addition to the choices you make for every meal. Based on my many years of experience working with hospital patients and the clients in my private practice, We've identified 3 Success Strategies that go a long way toward helping people...

Okra is The Newest Superfood to Help You Stay Healthy

Once the joy of Southern cooking, okra's love is now felt country and world wide. Also known as "lady fingers", this long green veggie can be boiled, fried, dried, grilled, sauteed - you name it, it can probably be done with okra. Aside from tasting good, okra is also good for your health. Not...

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Eating healthy is one thing, but affording it is often another. Many healthy cookbooks and cooking shows offer up yummy healthy meals, but many ingredients are out of the price range for many Americans. Healthy food can be expensive - but it doesn't have to be. You need a game plan for the grocery...

Are FODMAPs the Key to Healing IBS?

FODMAPs is an acronym for a collection of food molecules (mostly sugars) that are short-chained carbohydrates, both fermentable and poorly absorbed in the gut. If you haven’t heard the term “FODMAPs” thrown around at work or at the gym lately, you probably will soon enough.Essentially, FODMAPs stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. These are specific...

Bacon Isn’t Bad After All

Think about your grandparents or great-grandparents and their eating habits. My great-great grandmother lived to be 93 years old, and lived on a farm her whole life. She hate bacon, sausage, eggs - the stuff that we are told not to eat, due to its fatty nature. But - was there something behind the...

Bioactive Compounds in Cucumbers That Fight Heart Disease and Cancer

We all know that cucumbers are good for weight loss. They contain fiber, lots of water and are low in calories. But did you know that eating cucumbers regularly can help fight cancer and heart disease?Lucky for us, there’s no shortage of cucumbers. They are one of the most cultivated veggies in the world....

These Are the Worst Pre-Ride Breakfasts for Cyclists

If you’re in a rush in the morning but still want to eat breakfast before heading out, there are some great, easy options. However, the main nutrition goal for your first meal of the day should be to top off your glycogen stores, not mess up your system. With that in mind, these are...

Zinc Deficiency and its Role in Mental Health

Zinc deficiency and its Role in Mental Health  By now you are familiar with a deficiency in B12 here, Vitamin D here  or  low magnesium and how it can have an impact on mood and behavior such as its role in depression, anxiety and ADHD.  But you may not realize that over 2 people billion worldwide are deficient...

Supplements & Remedies for Thrush

Thrush can hit after a heavy round of antibiotics or an illness. It can leave you in pain, and without an appetite. This can make it harder to get back to your daily life after an illness. While thrush is something that we typically cannot control getting, we can control how long we have...
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