Do Hidden Opiates In Our Food Explain Food Addictions?

Coffee Chocolate AddictionsFood addictions are not strictly “psychological” problems, but have a hard-wired, organic component. ┬áMany of the most commonly consumed foods in Western culture actually contain narcotic properties associated with the presence of psychoactive chemicals that bind to opioid receptors in the nervous system. Continue reading

How Diet and Supplements Can Help Prevent Migraines

An estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in all, about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org.1 About 60 percent of women affected have menstrual-related migraines, meaning it tends to coincide with their menstrual cycle.

A migraine headache is characterized as an intense throbbing or pulsing headache, Continue reading