Thursday, September 20, 2018

Health News

Want to keep up to date with the latest nutrition, wellness, lifestyle medicine and health news? Not so keen on digging through the thousands of scientific studies you’d need to read to understand what the latest hooplah is actually about? We completely understand where you are coming from. You’ve got a million responsibilities as it is! Luckily for you, scouring the scientific literature to understand the newest health breakthrough is right in our wheelhouse. It’s kind of our favorite thing to do, actually. So, whenever there is a viral or groundbreaking health news story, we dig into the nitty-gritty scientific data and wrap it all up in a simple, straightforward summary for you! Check out all the health trends we’ve covered below!

Cirrhosis Treatments: Why You Need to Know Your Options Right Now

Cirrhosis Treatments
Cirrhosis treatments are probably not something you have on your health radar.  Diabetes treatments?  Sure!  Heart disease treatments?  All over it?  But cirrhosis treatments?  Mm.. likely not so much. But cirrhosis is a condition you might want to think about starting to keep an eye on, too.  Though it does not yet affect the same...

Best Fitness Holiday Destinations: 23 Summer Getaway Fitcations

Best Fitness Holiday Destinations
Skipping off to the best fitness holiday destinations for balmy summer vacations is becoming an ever more popular holiday get-away trend!  And, really, why shouldn’t it be?  Fitness holidays are amazing! Like a typical vacation, a fitness holiday lets you get away from all the stresses of everyday life and go somewhere new, exotic or...

Everything You Need to Know About Cyclospora Infection

Everything You Need to Know About Cyclospora Infection
Let’s talk about natural cyclosporiasis treatments.  Yes, there are natural options for helping your body overcome this digestive infection that’s making headlines all over the place right now!  Like other intestinal illnesses, it can be improved by taking care of your normal gut microbes, reducing inflammation and strengthening your immune system.  But to understand...

National Cancer Survivor’s Day: 5 Ways to Keep Fighting in Remission

National Cancer Survivor's Day
From the moment my grandpa got his cancer diagnosis, my family had our eyes on a single prize: remission. We were prepared for the countless doctor's visits, the trips to the hospital, the nerve-wracking waiting room campouts, the grocery store runs, the dinner preps, the Grandma-care-days and anything else we needed to do.  Any and...

The Best Natural Asthma Treatment No One Told You About

The Best Natural Asthma Treatment No One Told You About
More often than not, “day of the year” holidays baffle me.   A good chunk of the time, I have worryingly nagging questions about the assigning process.  (What day should February 8th be?  I know!  Kite Flying Day.  February.  8th.  I’m sorry, kites are the summer-isty thing ever.  What monster put their day in the...

How Does Malaria Kill You? [A Malaria Cheat Sheet]

How Does Malaria Kill You
The sky is burning reds, oranges and purples.  You’re kicked back on the deck, enjoying the heat of the afternoon’s sunshine steaming off your skin.  The kids are starring sleepy-eyed into the flames.  You're thinking about dragging them into bed, but that means moving your legs, so… nah.  You’ll just soak in the last...

Glycemic Index of Foods: What it is and How it Impacts Your Blood Sugar Levels

glycemic index of foods and diabetes
The Glycemic Index of foods or GI is a value given to a specific food based on how it impacts your blood sugar levels after you eat it.  This concept was first developed in the 1980’s as a nutritional therapy for diabetics with the goal of maintaining and lowering blood sugar by substituting high-glycemic...

The 3 Best Scientifically Supported Benefits of Coconut Oil

The 3 Best Scientifically Supported Benefits of Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fats in existence, with approximately 90% of the energy it contains derived solely from saturated fatty acids. Interestingly, it is actually for this reason that it was once demonized (quite unfairly, I might add) by many within the health community. Saturated fat was long thought...

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