Thursday, July 18, 2019

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!

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

What is Food Security
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 are so often shown on the news and...

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...

Binaural Beats Benefits: Read this to Calm Your Mind

Binaural Beats Benefits: Need to Calm Your Mind? Read This!
Binaural beats are an auditory illusion with surprising benefits for your cognitive and emotional health. Here Miranda, a physiology expert, explains exactly what binaural beats are, how they work, and how you can use them to calm your mind! Binaural beats benefits. Even if...

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