Monthly Archives: October 2014

Another Reason to Stay Away from Soda

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that people who drank more sugar-sweetened beverages were more likely to have shortened telomeres, which are the ends of chromosomes. When the telomere is shortened, it is more difficult to regenerate, which increases the risk for aging and premature death. Therefore, soda drinkers […]

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FODMAP diet for IBS

Sometimes taking probiotics and doing a cleanse are not enough to balance the bacteria in the gut and decrease symptoms from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Many people find relief from following a FODMAD diet (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols). FODMADs are short-chain carbohydrates that can be difficult to digest and therefore can be easily […]

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Another Reason to Buy Supplements from a Reputable Company

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published a study showing that tainted dietary supplements that have been recalled from the marketplace often continue to remain on shelves months and years after the recall. This is especially true of weight-loss, sports and sexual enhancement supplements. The FDA’s regulation of the supplement industry is inadequate, […]

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A Healthy Gut Equals a Healthy Life!

The digestive system is made up of a series of organs that coordinate the movement, breakdown, and absorption of food. The organs in the digestive tract, or “gut,” consist of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, colon, and rectum. The liver, gallbladder, and pancreas are also involved in the digestive process because they […]

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How To Stop Overeating

1. Eat more so you are not hungry and overeat later in the day 2. Eat whole foods that have nutrients instead of processed foods that don’t feed our body properly 3. Eat healthy fats – fat doesn’t make you fat, sugar makes you fat! 4. Eat a lot of fiber to fill up 5. […]

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