How To Deal With Digestive Issues Naturally
70,000,000 people everyday suffer from some form of digestive issue such as heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea or abdominal pain. Often times people turn to products like Tums, Rolaids, Zantac, or the more dangerous PPI's (proton pump inhibitors) Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid. With increased usage comes increased risk as studies now show an increased risk of fractures for those taking PPI's.
Why We Need Stomach Acid
The concept of shutting down acid produ…
Is Leaky Gut Causing Your Symptoms?
Could leaky gut be what's causing your health symptoms? Leaky gut can be the cause of many health concerns because damage to the intestinal lining allows toxins to enter the bloodstream. Leaky gut is also known as intestinal permeability. This means there are damaged cells in your small intestine lining. As a result of the damaged lining, bacteria, yeast and undigested food particles easily leak through into the general circulation.
Specifics of Leaky Gut
The gut is designed to take nutrients …
How Eating At Home Can Save Your Life
In 1900, 2 percent of meals were eaten outside the home. In 2010, 50 percent were eaten away from home and one in five breakfasts is from MacDonald’s. Most family meals happen about three times a week, last less than 20 minutes and are spent watching television or texting while each family member eats a different microwaved “food”. More meals are eaten in the minivan than the kitchen.
Regular Family Meals Help Children Thrive
Research shows that children who have regular meals with their paren…
Are Your Sleep Habits Making You Fat?
Sleep and MetabolismStudi…
Trouble Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet?
1. You're not gettin…
5 Ways Cleansing Supports Weight Loss
If you’re new to the concept of cleansing, you might wonder why we need to cleanse in the first place. It’s true that our bodies have sophisticated detoxification systems, through the colon, kidneys, lungs, skin, and liver. But these systems are getting overwhelmed.
We live in a toxic world. Toxins are present in our food, water, air, and environment. Over the past hundred years, our world very quickly became filled with unnatural chemicals. Here are some examples:
Food - our food supply …
How To Lose Weight With Time Restricted Feeding
The Salk Institute published a study in May of 2015, subsequently providing an intriguing new aspect to consider amid the world’s obesity and metabolic syndrome pandemic. The study showed mice limited to eating during an 8-hour period (called “time-restricted feeding” or TRF) to be healthier than mice eating freely throughout the day. After 100 days, the mice who ate frequently gained weight, developed high cholesterol and high blood glucose, showed evidence of liver dama…
The Insulin – Weight Gain Connection
We are now learning from science that the calorie model for weight loss is not the answer for long term success. Dieters have been finding out for decades that just because they eat less and burn more, it doesn't always equate to pounds off, especially in the long run. The majority of people gain the weight back that they have worked so hard to lose. If monitoring calories isn’t the answer for weight loss, then what is? While calories do matter to some degree, hormones matter more.
5 Key Strategies to Lose Belly Fat
Dangerous visceral fat — the type of deep fat that tends to accumulate near your belly, surrounding your vital organs — raises the risk for serious conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and many others.
Visceral fat is also called “organ fat” or “intra-abdominal fat”. This fat lies in close proximity to…