Health

Is Your Health Worth 42 Minutes of Your Day?

ThinkstockPhotos-479418082If you’re a postmenopausal gal, you’ve likely put on a few pounds as a result.  If you’re like most women your age, you probably gained it around your belly, hips, and thighs, maybe even your breasts, where women carry most of their fat cells.  You don’t like the way the excess fat makes you look, but to me, the more important issue is the health issues READ MORE

Coffee Can Cure Colon Cancer Symptoms

ThinkstockPhotos-71261775 It's good news for coffee lovers as a recent study has revealed that regular consumption of caffeinated coffee can help in preventing the return of colon cancer after treatment and can even improve the chances of cure. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have revealed that the patients treated with surgery and chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer have had the greatest benefit from the consumption of READ MORE

Do You Have Trouble Swallowing?

ThinkstockPhotos-95505269Sometimes I’ll see patients with the complaint that they’re having trouble swallowing, or a sensation that food is getting stuck in their throat and doesn’t go down easily.  The medical term for this is a hard word to pronounce –dysphagia (dis-faj-ah) – and could stem from a number of causes.  If you experience difficult swallowing, here’s what you should know about it. Dysphagia – What Trouble Swallowing Could READ MORE

Fight Tooth Decay Using This Natural Nutrient

ThinkstockPhotos-126975893When I was a kid, black licorice was one of my favorite treats to sneak.  It was different from most of the other sugary treats, as it wasn’t so sweet and it had a completely unique flavor.  Well, guess what? I just learned that a compound present in natural licorice root is now getting a lot of respect from medical and dental researchers.  If you’re concerned about READ MORE

Obesity Cure Simply Too Simple

Are you a Feaster, Emotional Eater or Constant Craver? If so, you are among an increasing number of obese people struggling with weight issues and the confusion caused by a wealth of diet and exercise advice, Robert Matthews writes. Obesity: huge problem, simple solution – eat less, exercise more. That's it. But with more than half of the UAE population now struggling with weight issues, that message from health officials clearly is READ MORE

Harmful Trans Fat Ingredients Lurk In Supermarket Foods

A new analysis by Environmental Working Group has found that harmful artificial trans fatty acids lurk in more than 27 percent of more than 84,000 processed foods common in American supermarkets.  Another 10 percent contain ingredients likely to contain trans fat. EWG analysts used information from EWG’s Food Scores database and mobile app to determine which foods contained partially hydrogenated oils and other ingredients that harbor trans fat. The interactive, READ MORE

Fast Food the Healthy Way

Are you religious in your workouts?  Do you find your bland, post workout re-fuels to be lacking in satisfaction? Well, I have READ MORE

Unexpected Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

Scientists have isolated the unique molecule that provides olive oil with its multitude of health and life-extending benefits. Known as oleuropein, it is the polyphenol that can help lower bad cholesterol and blood pressure, prevent cancer, protect against oxidative damage, and help guard against cognitive decline. Oleuropein provides the distinctive tangy, pungent, almost bitter flavor found in high quality extra virgin olive oils. It’s also responsible for most READ MORE

Weight Loss Products Part 6: Garcinia Plus Meratrim® Gold

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN Garcinia Plus Meratrim® Gold™ by NutriGold® is a combination of Super Citrimax® Garcinia Cambogia extract at 1500mg (60% Hydroxycitric Acid or HCA) in two caps combined with a proprietary blend of Meratrim® 400mg Sphaeranthus indicus extract and garcinia mangostana extract aiming to help with weight reduction and promote a healthy body weight. A low dose of READ MORE

4 Super Foods That Cut Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a growing epidemic across the United States, particularly in those 50 and older.  Your lifestyle is one of the prime contributors to it. I’m going to share with you that just adding 4 simple foods to your diet can help reduce your risk of developing it. Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes Eating These 4 Foods Our technologically advanced world has contributed to the READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
anti-inflamatory Anti-Inflammatory
Reduces inflammation process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
anti-oxidant Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
immunity-booster Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
mind Mind
Enhancers encourage vibrant skin and hair and improve mood and mental agility.
disease-preventing Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.