Healthy lifestyle

Is gluten-free healthy for everyone?

Gluten, a storage protein in wheat, rye, and barley, triggers inflammation and intestinal damage in people with celiac disease. People with intestinal or extra-intestinal symptoms triggered by gluten but who do not meet formal criteria for celiac disease may have non-celiac gluten sensitivity, a clinical entity with an as yet uncharacterized biolog …

June 21, 20210 comments
Supplements

The vitamin D miracle: Is it for real?

Vitamin D isn’t exactly a vitamin. Instead, it is a hormone made by a rather unusual gland: your skin. Sunlight striking the skin turns a cousin of cholesterol into pre-vitamin D. This is first processed by the liver and then activated by the kidneys or by cells in the heart, immune system , breast, or prostate. Although calcium usually gets all the …

June 12, 20210 comments
Fitness

Why do so many weight loss programs fail?

Around two out of three adults are trying to control their weight each year. Women are significantly more likely to try to lose weight. Scientific analysis shows that any type of diet can be effective in the short term. The majority of dieters gradually regain any lost weight. Multiple studies have found this to be the case for all diets, whether ch …

May 22, 20210 comments
Slimming

The Lectin-Free Diet Fact or Fiction

According to the diet founder, California cardiologist Steven Gundry, M.D., a diet containing lectins leads to inflammation and weight gain. Here we discuss what reality is according to the latest valid scientific research. Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins widely distributed in nature and occur in various foods such as cereals, fruit, vegeta …

May 15, 20210 comments
Slimming

Is the Ideal Protein Weight Loss method safe?

The Ideal Protein Diet was created by Dr. Tran Tien Chanh and Olivier Benloulou. Its principles were first used more than 20 years ago by Dr. Tran Tien Chanh, who was looking to create a safer and easier weight loss protocol for his patients. The Ideal Protein Diet is divided into four unique phases: Phase 1: Weight loss Phase 2: 14-day Phase 3: Pre-st …

May 7, 20210 comments
Slimming

Which diet is best for long-term weight loss?

Before choosing a weight loss approach, it’s important to do some self-evaluation by asking yourself some questions. What Can You Live With in the Long Term? There are many diet plans on the market today that help you lose weight. The key is finding one that doesn’t cause you stress or agony. Ask yourself questions such as: Would the diet guidelines …

April 22, 20210 comments
Digestive Health

Nutrition Tips for Relieving Constipation

It is often said that the prevalence of constipation has increased due to modern food processing methods, resulting in a diet low in non-starch polysaccharides (NSP). However, a low NSP diet should not be assumed to be the cause of constipation, but possibly a contributory factor. Although evidence is controversial, intake of NSP, mostly insoluble f …

April 15, 20210 comments
Healthy food

Advice On Fish Consumption

The Dietary Guidelines and the American Heart Association’s Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations encourage Americans to eat 2 or more servings of fatty fish each week. Fish is not only a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids but also a valuable source of protein and trace elements that may provide protective effects for the cardiovascular system. Broile …

March 12, 20210 comments
Healthy food

Turmeric, The Golden Spice

Turmeric is a spice that has received much interest from both the medical/scientific worlds as well as from the culinary world. Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant (Curcuma longa) of the ginger family. The medicinal properties of turmeric, the source of curcumin, have been known for thousands of years. Curcuma longa has been tradit …

March 5, 20210 comments
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