Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tag: Healthy Eating

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...
Smack-dab in the center of your friend’s fridge door, just beneath the tidy to-do list and cleaning schedule: a paleo grocery list.  Maybe you didn’t want to seem snoopy, or maybe you were both in a serious rush to get out the door to your evening’s festivities, but you...
Is Leaky Gut Real? Let me start out by clarifying that, whether or not leaky gut is real, it’s not currently an official diagonsis.  If you go to your general practitioner and ask about it you may get some skeptical looks.  That doesn’t necessarily mean that leaky gut syndrome is...
What does apple cider vinegar do to your body?  And why would people think taking apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a good idea?  I remember asking these questions when ACV first became a trending topic. Because, boy did it.  All at once, the apple cider vinegar fat-burning-weight-loss memes were everywhere. For...
Like most high-fat foods, peanut butter's had a serious PR problem for the better part of a century!   When studies in the 1940s linked high-fat, high-calorie diets to an increased risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke, the world turned its back on all fat-rich foods.  Whole food...
Intermittent fasting is a way of eating that is typified by prolonged periods of fasting, interspersed with smaller eating windows – small time periods within a day where you consume all of your daily calories. When I first heard about intermittent fasting, I honestly thought it was a bit of...
The other day you went out to dinner with some friends.  Or your extended family.  Or your co-workers.  You were all eating, drinking, chatting and having a good time, when all of the sudden you glanced around the table and realized -- I’m like the only one eating meat! That...
The best short chain fatty acid supplements (SCFA supplements) are absolutely essential to the maintenance of digestive health function.  They may play a key role in helping treat a leaky gut. Read on to understand how short chain fatty acids can help you manage your gastrointestinal disorders. What are the Best...

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Digestive Enzymes and Overall Health

Digestive Enzymes and Overall Health: Can Supplements Be Beneficial?

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Healthy Gut Bacteria

Healthy Gut Bacteria: Its Role in Promoting Heart Health

Historically speaking, most heart health research has looked at various lifestyle factors (eg. diet, exercise patterns, and sleep) and their associations with an increased...

Gut Flora: Learn How it Helps Your Body Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is one of the body’s natural defense mechanisms. It occurs in response to either injury or the invasion of foreign matter. Characterized by redness...
How to Improve Cognitive Function Through Diet

How to Improve Cognitive Function Through Diet

How to improve cognitive function?  A simple question that literally makes the supplement industry bazillions (that’s wayyyy more than billions, btw) of dollars each...