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7 01, 2020

12 Quick Ways to Add Greens to Your Diet

By |2020-01-22T19:28:08+00:00January 7th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

The Many Benefits of Vegetables Why Don’t We Eat More Greens? Only one in 10 American adults meet fruit and vegetable recommendations. More specifically, only 9.3 percent of adults eat enough vegetables daily. Seven of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States are from chronic diseases including heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Eating plenty of green vegetables every day can help reduce your risk of those and other diseases. Consider heart disease. One [...]

5 01, 2020

Why High-Fructose Corn Syrup is So Bad for You

By |2020-01-22T19:25:38+00:00January 5th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

How Sugar Behaves in Your Body High-Fructose Corn Syrup: The Biggest Loser? 5 Ways to Minimize Added Sugars Every year, the average American consumes almost 152 pounds of sugar. That’s six cups or three pounds of sugar every week. Put that into perspective: Around 200 years ago, most of us ate only two pounds of sugar every year! What’s so bad about sugar? While the occasional treat probably won’t do much damage, too much sugar can harm your [...]

24 12, 2019

The Brain-Gut Connection: Improve your Gut Health and Improve Your Mind

By |2020-01-22T19:59:43+00:00December 24th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Your Gut Bacteria Has More to Do with Your Feelings Than You Think Managing the Relationship Between Your Gut and Your Brain The Gut-Brain Axis and Stress The Root Cause of Poor Health: Inflammation How To Fix Your Poor Gut Health with Your Diet Exercise to Improve Gut Health and Boost Mood Gut bacteria impacts nearly every organ, especially your brain. Think about that “butterflies in your stomach” feeling before a big presentation. Or maybe [...]

10 12, 2019

What Your Gut Is Telling You about Your Immunity

By |2020-01-22T19:10:02+00:00December 10th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Your Immune System: It All Starts in Your Gut When Bad Bacteria Take Over Bad Gut Bacteria, Inflammation, and Your Immune System The Gut-Immune Connection Began At Birth Gut-Immune Health: Start with Your Diet The Nutrients to Support Your Immune System and Your Gut Lifestyle Factors to Support Your Gut and Immune System You have about 300 to 500 different species of tiny organisms called bacteria in your digestive tract. Altogether, that’s tens of trillions of microorganisms. [...]

3 12, 2019

Supplements to Support Your Digestive System

By |2020-01-22T19:06:44+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Digestive System Disrupt Your Digestive System Explained How to Prevent Digestive Disorders Digestion Supplements to Keep Your Track on Track Probiotics Natural Ways to Improve Your Digestive Health Disruption in your digestive system disruption can be uncomfortable. You may experience this after a big, heavy meal or get a feeling of being carsick. You get an upset stomach, gas, heartburn, nausea, or maybe a bathroom problem like constipation or diarrhea. You know these things will [...]

12 11, 2019

Corn syrup, Dextrose, Fructose, Barley Malt…What’s In A Name?

By |2019-11-17T21:26:56+00:00November 12th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

We Eat Too Much Sugar! The average American eats almost 152 pounds of sugar a year. That’s nearly half a pound every day, or about three pounds every week. Put that into perspective: Two centuries ago, we ate on average just two pounds of sugar every year! Some experts call added sugar the single worst ingredient you can eat. The “added” sugar you might find on Nutrition Facts labels of foods, this means it is sugar that doesn’t naturally occur [...]

5 11, 2019

Glucose, Insulin, Obesity, and Diabetes Type 2: What’s the Common Connection?

By |2019-11-17T21:24:12+00:00November 5th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

“The number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014.” – World Health Organization Diabetes Type 2 is Prevalent, But Mostly Preventable As of 2015, over 30 million or 9.4 percent of Americans have diabetes. Another 84 million have prediabetes, which left untreated can lead to type 2 diabetes within five years. Those statistics continue to steadily rise. The number of Americans with diabetes increased more than threefold between 1990 and [...]

1 11, 2019

Reduce Inflammation with Nature’s Resources

By |2019-11-17T21:21:02+00:00November 1st, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Symptoms of Inflammation: Acute Versus Chronic Acute Inflammation Chronic Inflammation Chronic Inflammation Can Lead to Disease What Causes Inflammation? Reduce Inflammation by Knowing the Root Cause of Inflammation Reduce Inflammation with an Anti-inflammatory Diet Focus First on Food 5 Natural Ways to Reduce Inflammation If you’ve sprained your ankle, cut your finger, or got stung by a bee, you’ve experienced inflammation. Although you might want to reduce inflammation, inflammation is your body’s way of protecting you. Acute [...]

3 09, 2019

Shrinking With Age? Why Your Height and Brain Function Decline with Age: Stay Strong and Smart

By |2019-11-17T20:53:46+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Aging, Nutrition, Spine Health|0 Comments

Increase in Years = Decrease in Height Decrease in Height = Decrease in Brain Function Reduce Your Risk of Shrinking with Age with 7 Tips for Staying Tall “But I swore I was 5’6” during my last visit!” Is something you might say to your healthcare practitioner when he or she evaluates your height chart, you’re not alone. Shrinking — losing height as you age — can occur as early as your 30s. In fact, men gradually [...]