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(NaturalHealth365) It seems that every week there is a new “superfood” that promises to support and promote health. And, most nutritionists agree that foods like organic kale, arugula, and berries are really wholesome choices, packed as they are with antioxidants and valuable micronutrients. However, the reigning king of all superfoods may well be among the tiniest. It’s hard to conceive of a food more worthy of the title of “superfood” than chia seeds.
So who’s ready to give up sugar? Okay hope fully, hopefully. So, here’s a simplistic model of how a ketogenic diet, because how many of you guys have heard of a ketogenic diet, right? And so there’s a lot of myths out there about a ketogenic diet, I’m going to try to dispel those. It’s not a miracle diet, it’s actually an ancestral approach utilizing kind of modern technology and our modern lifestyle. Okay? So our ancestors they didn’t have three square meals a day, did they? They didn’t have refrigerators and pantries. I can literally in my house, we have enough food to last my family like three weeks. We don’t even need to leave, we could just eat all day long every day and have plenty of food. Our ancestors didn’t have that so they would go days sometimes without food. Maybe they had one really, really big meal a week, right? At times that’s possible. And so if they had even a meal a day that was a really great things oftentimes for our ancestors.
Many of us are told that the development of diabetes is a personal failure. New research shows us why this couldn’t be more wrong.Action Alert!
Intriguing research into the diabetes epidemic has shed new light on the main drivers behind this disease. Conventional wisdom tells us that sugar consumption, lack of exercise, and obesity are behind the surge in diabetes. While these are contributing factors, new work in this area implicates environmental toxins as a far more important cause of diabetes, including chemicals like BPA and phthalates that are found in many everyday consumer goods. And while the evidence mounts demonstrating the toll these chemicals are taking on our health, the government is stubbornly refusing to do anything about it. →
(TV-Hälsa) Läkarna Sofie och Erik Hexeberg berättar för TV Hälsa att inflammationer är vävnadens lokala reaktion på skador som kan vara fysiska, kemiska eller orsakas av bakterier, virus och mikrosvampar. Inflammationen kan vara akut eller kronisk. Vid kronisk inflammation som vid många autoimmuna sjukdomar, vet vi inte den verkliga orsaken, menar Sofie Hexeberg. →
(NaturalHealth365) Black pepper – sometimes called the “King of spices” – is one of the most commonly used spices in the world. Made by grinding peppercorns, the dried berries that come from the Piper nigrum vine, it offers a mildly spicy, sharp flavor that goes well with a multitude of culinary dishes.
Like many other spices, this spice packs a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant punch
The Facts:This article was written by Sayer Ji, Founder of Greenmedinfo.com where it first originally appeared. Posted here with permission.
Reflect On:The average American consumes their body weight annually in this cancer-causing substance, and yet hospitals freely feed it to their cancer patients, seemingly oblivious to the harm it does.
Hospitals feed cancer patients sugar and high carbohydrate diets for a simple reason: they are abysmally ignorant of the role of nutrition in health and disease — hence their burgeoning growth, packed rooms, and ‘return customers.’
(NaturalHealth365) The use of refined sugar has skyrocketed in America – and its overconsumption has placed an enormous burden on the immune system. Yet, the news you’re about to read is never mentioned in the lamestream media.
Historically speaking, in the early 1800s, the average American’s sugar consumption hovered at a modest few pounds over the course of an entire year. But, now, yearly sugar intake has soared to 155 pounds! There’s no doubt: this increase is directly connected to horrible health outcomes.
(NaturalHealth365) A stunning 100 million Americans currently have diabetes orprediabetes – elevated blood sugar that can progress to diabetes if unchecked.But, thankfully, we have some great news – especially for diabetics.
Many natural health experts believe that widespread deficiencies of an essential mineral – magnesium – are driving the skyrocketing national rates of diabetes. In fact, eventhe National Institutes of Health(NIH) warns that ‘diabetes is frequently associated with a magnesium deficiency.’
The fact is, almost half of all Americans are low in magnesium (and, for seniors, the picture is even bleaker – 80 percent of adults over age 70 are deficient). If you think you may be deficient in magnesium, keep reading to discover how restoring healthy levels – whether accomplished by increasing dietary intake, or taking magnesium supplements – can benefit you……Read more
(Natural News) Two decades ago, I was on the path to a lifetime of type-2 diabetes. Living on processed foods and lacking exercise, I suffered from hypoglycemia, high cholesterol and numerous other health problems. Like millions of people have now achieved, however, I turned my health around with simple but powerful changes in food, nutrition and exercise. In doing that, I learned something the medical establishment has long sought to prevent people from realizing: Type-2 diabetes can be prevented, reversed and CURED in most (but not all) cases.