When it comes to being healthy, it is not just about being skinny. Aside from body weight, a high fat diet may have a major psychological impact on young people - especially adolescents.
Researchers are now uncovering some thought-provoking evidence that iron is even more important than we may have thought. You probably already know that incorporating iron into your diet can help stave off anemia and streamline oxygen to blood cells. But what most people may not understand is that iron plays a significant role in brain health and cognition as well.
There is no denying that the bugs in our guts play a major role in our health. For example, they may be a contributing factor in whether we feel depressed or are able to lose those unwanted, stubborn pounds. They also aid in nutrient absorption and may have an impact on our risk of developing cancer.
Diet trends come and go. You can’t miss them on the front pages of grocery store magazines and Google. You may have seen the story of a Massachusetts doctor that shed an impressive 125 pounds over the course of 18 months. Dr. Kevin Gendreau had life-changing results and attributes his success to the 16:8 intermittent fasting diet.
You may want to steer clear of eating too much beef jerky on your next road trip, limit the number of hot dogs at the next baseball game and cut back on the amount of salami at cocktail hour.
Corn is America’s crop, with more than 80 million acres of the gold stuff dotted all over our nation’s landscape. It has become a visual staple of picnic tables, movie night and supper time for decades now. Not to mention, the role corn played in the lives of Native Americans and the survival of settlers.
It’s hard to believe that July, 18th, 2018 would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Undoubtedly the most famous anti-apartheid activist in the world, Mandela served 27 years in South Africa’s prison system and later in 1994 became the country’s first black president. He is the definition of a fighter and survivor.
When couples are having difficulty conceiving – which is a growing problem around the world – most people assume the woman has the fertility problem. In reality, at least 40 percent of the time, the challenge to conceiving is directly related to the man.
Depending on the type of surgery you have, your doctor may require you take a blood test, certain x-rays or an EKG (electrocardiogram). However, a nutrient test is usually not on the list of required tests pre-surgery. This is a test the pH professional healthcare team and many other medical experts highly recommend you take. Read why.
In some parts of Mongolia, people eat pine nuts like popcorn and potato chips. And this is not only because they are delicious due to their sweet, nutty and buttery taste. It is also because nutrient-dense pine nuts help balance out some Mongolians’ meat and dairy heavy diets.
Mental health has been a major topic of discussion lately, especially with the shocking deaths by suicide of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.
How many of you have seen a huge, gorgeous home and thought that it may be the root of many of our health problems?
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