A Ketogenic diet, also known as a keto diet, is a nutritional plan that induces ketosis, a normal metabolic process. During ketosis, your liver produces ketone bodies that act as a source of energy in the absence of sugars from carbohydrates. This diet limits the amount of carbohydrate intake (minus fiber) to 25 to 30 grams daily. The rest of the diet is composed of five percent protein and 70 to 80 percent fat. This diet is one of the many low-carb diets in the world, but is one of the most effective. Continue reading
Do you find yourself squinting and straining to read the daily news and wondering why the writing on menus has become so small? Are you interested in keeping your vision sharp no matter what your age? If so, these five best foods for eye health are a natural way to give your vision a boost from the inside out! Continue reading
Folate, also referred to as vitamin B9 or folic acid, is an essential nutrient obtained from many fruits and green leafy vegetables. Not getting enough of this B vitamin can lead to many health problems. One of these is fragile X syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Continue reading
This article reviews my top 10 list of the most widespread, destructive lies typically told by mainstream nutritionists, despite being refuted by science
Millions of people have suffered needless pain and suffering, and premature death, by following commonly recommended low-fat, Continue reading
One key aspect of eating healthy is eating non-adulterated foods—foods that are as close to their natural state as possible. If you do that, then basically everything you eat is a “superfood”
15 food items are included. Keep these on hand so that you always have healthy key ingredients to choose from for cooking and snacking Continue reading
Lung inflammation occurs when fluid collects either inside your lungs or within the inner lining of your lungs. The exact cause of lung inflammation varies, but toxins, pollutants, viral infections and lung diseases such as tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis and emphysema appear to contribute to this condition. Symptoms of lung inflammation include chest tightness, shortness of breath, Continue reading
Babies and toddlers do not eat much food because their tummies are tiny. That is why it is important to feed them foods that are packed with nutrients. Superfoods are natural foods that are high in nutrients and antioxidants packed with health giving properties. They are easily digestible and keep the body and mind healthy and working great. These 10 superfoods are essential for babies’ and toddlers’ growing bodies. Continue reading
Many foods sold in the US are banned in other countries due to harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically engineered ingredients or other dangerous practices Continue reading
Food is the centerpiece of social life in American culture. During the holidays you gather with loved ones to take part in a traditional meal, meet with friends to catch up over lunch, or enjoy a romantic dinner.
All you have to do is get in your car or take a stroll down the block and count the number of Continue reading
Keeping your blood sugar under control is no picnic — in fact, if you’ve been dealing with type 2 diabetes, I’m guessing your favorite picnic foods have been off the menu for some time.
The fact is, diabetes is more than a mealtime nuisance. It’s a deadly wrecking ball that unleashes oxidative stress on your heart and Continue reading
- KFC recently rolled out Original Recipe boneless chicken, and is considering eliminating on-the-bone chicken from its menu altogether. Regardless of brand, processed chicken nuggets or shaped boneless “wings” are far more likely to contain less meat and more additives and fillers
- Scientists have been working on bioengineering “cultured” lab-grown meat Continue reading
Did You Know…
…that an inexpensive and readily available mineral called selenium offers exceptional protection against cancer?
Over the last few decades, several randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials have shown that a daily dose of just 200 mcg of selenium (at a cost of just pennies) can … Continue reading
What’s going on in the Northland waters near Minnesota? Well, scientists and other experts aren’t quite sure – yet.
Not just one type but almost all kinds of fish, to include some of the most popular gaming fish like bass and walley, are changing.
What – wait. Changing? Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Integrative cardiology is a newer field in the larger scope of integrative medicine. It specializes in treating the heart from a body, mind and emotions perspective and in doing so; decreases the reliance upon using medication alone to help the function of the heart. Since most medications have an average of 70 side effects and some up to 525, Continue reading