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If you have digestive problems or other conditions that you can’t seem to treat, try eliminating wheat flour products as well as barley, rye, spelt, and kamut for one month and see if you notice a difference.
If you spend any time researching the Paleolithic diet on the Internet you’ll find followers are by and large a pretty defensive bunch. One thing that seems to raise their hackles in a major way is the idea that the Paleo way of life contributes to disastrous climate change and destroys the planet.
Of all the recommended strategies for fighting disease and promoting overall health and well being, few are as critical and profound as the practice of healthy eating. Healthy eating is a lifelong process of nourishing our bodies, minds and spirits.
You bet they could. According to The Alliance for Natural Health, the FDA has served notice to one pharmacy that it is no longer allowed to manufacturer or distribute injectable vitamin C. And if it does it will be criminally prosecuted.
Wow . . . sounds rather harsh, doesn’t it? Read on. That’s just the half of it.
As your body becomes accustomed to this chronic dehydration, you lose sensitivity to water deprivation and stop feeling thirsty when you need water, which can become a major problem.
Since fructose is processed by the liver, large amounts in the diet can cause an increased triglyceride synthesis, causing fat storage in the liver and increasing cardiovascular risk, fatty liver disease, hypertension, and metabolic dysfunction.
When making your resolutions for 2011, consider including these healthy foods in your diet.
Learn more about the sugar content in common vegetables.
This is part four of a series of articles on the Paleolithic diet. The first three articles examined the apparent inconsistencies that exist between the facts and the fundamental arguments offered by followers as to why the Paleo way of life is superior with regards to overall health.
Now it’s time to take a look at the other side of the coin and examine a documented case of the benefits of a few of the components of the Paleo diet.
Eating certain foods can improve your blood circulation.
We’ve gotten to part three of a series of articles on the Paleolithic diet and the controversy that surrounds it. This article discusses specific groups of people who live long, healthy lives while doing the exact opposite
of what the Paleo diet preaches. So . . . who lives longest?
This is part two of a series of articles that explores the controversy centered around the Paleolothic diet. If you missed the first article here’s a brief review of what the Paleo Diet is all about.
It seems no matter how often one reads about how our government is involved in the misdeeds of Big Business, Big Pharma, and seemingly every other Big corporation, there is still some level of shocked disbelief. Perhaps it’s unavoidable if you’re charged with protecting the American public while simultaneously sitting on the board of major corporations. It sure appears that way.
Flaxseed provides many benefits for the body’s systems due to its richness in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential fatty acid that can contribute to lower cholesterol levels, decreased inflammation in joints, and constipation relief.
Is it possible to be too
concerned about your health? Yes, and the consequences may surprise you.
Orthorexia is a condition that stems from an obsession with healthy eating. Though not officially an eating disorder, it can lead to anorexia nervosa, a truly life-threatening condition. Anorexics are obsessed with their weight and body image while the orthorexic is focused on health. That sounds righteous enough but in reality excessive focus on anything is pretty unhealthy all by itself.
A raw food diet
is an effective way to lose weight, as it provides the body with essential nutrients and reduces the toxic build-up that comes from cooked or processed foods.
Especially when the water right out of your faucet costs about one ten-thousandth of the price of packaged bottled water?Is
bottled water just another swindle in a pretty package? The facts seem to say so.
A recent article from CNN Health
debunked a few health myths that apparently have caused a few people grave concern. Interesting stuff, but . . . seriously? While it’s good to know that it’s okay to trim the crust off bread, it’s doubtful this knowledge will add years to anyone’s life. And probably mothers everywhere are breathing a collective sigh of relief now that they know it doesn’t take seven years digest a wad of chewing gum.
You’re probably aware that much of the corn you eat is genetically modified. And you may have figured out if you buy your food from the local super market, it’s hard to escape GM food products, especially in processed food. But it’s becoming increasingly difficult to know for certainty the food you’re feeding your family is actually wholesome.
Recently, we wrote an article discussing the horrendous ramifications of GM canola strains turned feral and found growing out of control. Like a horror show that just won’t end, now the agricultural industry is responsible for more onslaught of terror.