Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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!

What Does Apple Cider Vinegar Do to Your Body?

What Does Apple Cider Vinegar Do to Your Body
Ever wondered what apple cider vinegar does to your body? Wonder no more! Here Miranda, a nutrition scientist, breaks it down for you! Last Updated: June 26, 2019 What does apple cider vinegar do to your body?  And why would people think taking...

What is Food Security and Why Should You Care About It?

What is Food Security
Last Reviewed: September 23, 2019 A seasoned traveler is visiting Guatemala, and after exploring the countryside, he says, “I still haven’t seen a very poor person.  Where is the hunger that everyone talks about?” This tourist is imagining the children with swollen tummies and feet that...

Everything You Need to Know About Cyclospora Infection

Everything You Need to Know About Cyclospora Infection
Cyclosporiasis, an unpleasant gut infection, is becoming ever more common. Here, Aurora, our resident medicinal herbalist, breaks down what cyclosporiasis is, how to protect yourself, and how you can treat your symptoms naturally. Last Updated: July 29, 2019 Let’s talk about natural cyclosporiasis...

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

glycemic index of foods and diabetes
Last Updated: September 24, 2019 The glycemic index of foods (or GI) is a value given to foods based on how it impacts your blood sugar levels after you eat it.   This concept was first developed in the 1980s as a nutritional therapy for diabetics....

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

Cirrhosis Treatments
Last Reviewed: September 23, 2019 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...

The 6 Best Green Cleaning Products for Your Home, Family, and Health

Best Green Cleaning Products
No need to scour the internet and grocery stores for the best green cleaning products to keep your house spick and span – Sasha, our resident nutritional anthropologist, did all the hard work for you here! We all want our homes to be a place where we feel...

Medical Marijuana Benefits: Cannabis for Back Pain Remedy

Medical Marijuana Benefits
Interested in using cannabis for back pain?  Before you pop over to your doctor or dispensary, make sure you know what the science actually says about using medical marijuana to manage pain!  Here, our resident nutritional anthropologist and traditional medicine expert helps you do just that! Many people...

Top 20 Foods For Increased Productivity in the Workplace

20 Best Foods for Productivity at Work
On the hunt for highly-nutritious whole foods for increased productivity in the workplace to make sure you’re on top of your game at work?  You’ll want to read on for the 20 best delicious (and nutritious!) options! Table Of ContentsHow are Productivity and Nutrition Linked?Nutrition, Nutrients,...

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