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 [...]