The Case Against Beans and Other Foods Containing Toxic Lectins

The Case Against Beans and Other Foods Containing Toxic Lectins

May 22, 2017 | 137,635 Views

You probably didn't see this coming. After all, they're plant foods most people consider healthy, not hazardous. But be forewarned: They can be as bad as gluten, linked to thyroid problems, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and obesity. And this faux pas can even land you in the ER.

Resveratrol Improves Arteries

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May 22, 2017 | 19,604 Views

Atherosclerosis, also known as hardening or stiffness of the arteries, is a concern among people with type 2 diabetes because it heightens the risk of both heart disease and stroke. But a new study shows that resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant, can decrease artery stiffness effectively.

How Important Is It to Calculate Net Carbs?

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May 22, 2017 | 12,802 Views

Whether you're a bicyclist, a mom or a desk jockey, you hear a lot about carbs and how they should fit into your diet. A lot of the dialogue involves counting net carbs, but calculating them correctly is crucial. Enter Chronometer, an online system to track your net carbs and more than 40 micronutrients, with a focus on nutrition analysis.

Basic Introduction to Metabolic Mitochondrial Therapy

Basic Introduction to Metabolic Mitochondrial Therapy

May 21, 2017 | 144,766 Views

When your body primarily burns this for fuel, these 2 nasties are created, which damage your cellular mitochondrial membranes and DNA, leading to degenerative diseases like cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Changing this habit could save your life.

Energy-Boosting Coconut Green Tea

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May 21, 2017 | 52,554 Views

This coconut green tea recipe is easy to prepare, and it packs enough nutrients to be used as a pre-workout or to help you get through your midday slump.

‘Before the Flood’ — A Global Exploration for Answers to Climate Change

‘Before the Flood’ — A Global Exploration for Answers to Climate Change

May 20, 2017 | 268,313 Views

Warning: What you're about to read could disturb you - so if you'd prefer to keep your rose-colored glasses on, please ignore - however this must be done to prevent a disaster of epic proportions.

How Hugs Heal - Have You Had a Hug Today?

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May 20, 2017 | 47,824 Views

From the day you're born until the day you die, touch is an important part of your emotional and physical health. Deprivation can lead to developmental delays while hugs may reduce depression, improve your heart health and trigger compassion.

Whole Body Vibration Training Mimics Metabolic Effects of Exercise and Improves Cardiovascular Health and Fitness in Elderly

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May 19, 2017 | 150,368 Views

Makes you stronger, faster and more agile without engaging in demanding exercise. Thwarts muscle wasting common with older folks, builds stronger bones and helps prevent fractures and may even be a boon for your brain and heart. Why not update your vitality today?

Testosterone Therapy Can Affect Your Thinking

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May 19, 2017 | 23,712 Views

Prescriptions for testosterone are on the rise, but this type of hormone replacement therapy may be lead to unexpected risks, including affecting your cognition. New research shows even one dose of testosterone may be enough to affect your judgment.

Curcumin — A Novel Treatment Alternative for Depression

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May 18, 2017 | 135,580 Views

Meta-analysis of six studies shows this spice compound could become the new natural go-to antidepressant. No side effects included. It appears even a very small dose heals the brain. What's more, studies show it's useful for major depression, plus PTSD, OCD, bipolar and autism.

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