Is Your Coffee Habit Helping or Hurting Your Health?
April 3 2018
Like most Americans, I start my day with a steaming cup (or three) of coffee. But is this habit a healthy one? It seems like the headlines go back and forth all the time. Coffee is good for you! Coffee is bad for you! Just kidding, coffee is good for you again! Let’s dig a little deeper and see what’s really going on here.
A Natural Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease
November 10 2017
What if Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease could be reversed? Would it surprise you if this could actually be done? You’re probably thinking that if this were true, you would have seen this on the news or read about it in a newspaper. But the fact is, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA, reported success in reversing symptoms of Alzheimer’s back in 2014 in a journal article was called “Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program” The lead researcher Dr. Dale Bredesen describes his journey with patients and the comprehensive protocol he uses to help those with dementia in his 2017 book The End of Alzheimer’s Disease. We will discuss his recommendations.
What Is the Alkaline Diet?
August 28 2018
You may have heard celebrities touting the health benefits of an alkaline diet, but what is it and should you be following their lead?
Top 14 Edible Essential Oils
May 7 2018
Since the beginning of human civilization, people have realized the benefits of essential oils. The ancient Egyptians used them during ceremonial celebrations and the mummification process, and throughout history, these oils continued to be highly valued and frequently used as fragrances, given as gifts, and even traded as currency.
Healthy Nighttime Ritual for Kids
November 15 2019
Often, parents will visit my office and ask about nighttime rituals prior to putting their child or children to sleep.
Coffee's History of Health Benefits
September 29 2017
Coffee is one of the most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. In most countries around the world, coffee drinkers outnumber tea drinkers—exceptions include China, the United Kingdom, and Turkey while in Japan, both drinks are equally popular. It is well known in many cultures that tea, specifically green tree, has numerous health benefits, but does coffee also promote good health?
Top Health Risks for Men
October 29 2018
Worldwide, it is well established that men will die at a younger age than their female counterparts. In some countries, the gap can be a close as a year while in others, like Russia for example, men will die almost 12 years before their female peers. Taking positive healthy actions is a step in the right direction to optimize men’s health and minimize this discrepancy.
16 Natural Remedies for a Healthy Heart
February 23 2018
Heart disease is a leading killer in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Unfortunately, as more countries adopt the Western lifestyle in place of their ancestral diets, heart disease will continue to progress.
What are the Health Benefits of Bone Broth?
July 24 2018
Since the beginning of mankind, bone broth has been used as sustenance. When times were frugal and the entire animal had to be used, bone broth was an elixir of life. Today, fish and beef stocks and broths are major components of daily cooking in most cuisine around the world. Broths and stocks are used in sauces, braising, soups and stews. Huge pots of simmering bones sit on the stove tops in the finest restaurants and family homes.
Madre Labs Zenbu Meal Replacement Shake Recipes
September 21 2017
In today's fast-paced world, many people do not have the time to sit down and eat a meal. Often, people are in a hurry and end up skipping a meal. This is not a good idea because it could lead to excessive hunger and poor food choices later in the day. Skipping meals also has adverse effects on metabolism, energy and mood. Instead of skipping a meal, a person could enjoy a meal replacement shake made with the Madre Labs Zenbu Meal Replacement Powder.
14 Ways to Reverse Inflammation
November 29 2017
The foods we eat play an integral role in either preventing or creating inflammation in the body. I frequently explain to my patients that inflammation in the body increases pain and promotes disease. Consuming a diet high in inflammation-causing sugar, saturated fats, and simple carbohydrates will lead to more pain and disease while a diet high in foods that are anti-inflammatory will do the opposite.
Keep the Household Fresh With Organic, Non-GMO Cleaners
September 4 2018
GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, are not just a problem when they occur in food. They can also cause issues when they show up in everyday household cleaning products. These healthy recipes can create GMO-free solutions for keeping the home clean.
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