Category: Heart Health

July 17, 2024

How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating? The Startling Facts About Daily Consumption

Did you know that according to the American Heart Association the average American consumes approximately 60 pounds of added sugar annually. This equates to about 17 teaspoons of added sugar per day, which is 2 to 3 times the recommended amount for men and women respectively. To make the matters worse, the Department of Agriculture […]

June 18, 2024

Hidden Health Risks: What You Need to Know About Plant-Based Milk Alternatives

Plant-based milks have surged in popularity among those following diet and fitness trends. Several factors fuel this rise, including the increasing number of people adopting vegan and vegetarian diets, concerns about lactose intolerance, and growing awareness of the environmental impact of dairy farming. Popular plant-based alternatives to dairy milk include some of the most popular […]

June 10, 2024

Surprising Facts About The Food Pyramid Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You!

It may be surprising to hear that the first food pyramid was set up in Sweden  in the 1970s. The Swedish government set up a special committee to evaluate how they could create nutritionally balanced meals at a reasonable cost. The USDA adapted and adopted the Food Pyramid guide in 1992 whereby the pyramid had […]

May 31, 2024

The Danger Of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs- Statins

Cholesterol-lowering drugs, especially statins, are the go to prescription for most doctors to reduce LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels thus lowering the risk of heart attack and stroke. It is important to pay attention to any of the medications as they have potential side effects that may impact health and energy levels. In this article, we […]

May 7, 2024

The Hidden Dangers in Your Pantry: Seed Oils, Trans Fats, and Margarine (Must Avoid)

In our quest for a healthier life, we often read food labels, shop for organic produce, and opt for whole grains or sourdough than than processed or GMO options. However, hiding in our kitchens are seemingly harmless so- called healthy oils that can set our health on a downward spiral ie.  seed oils, trans fats, […]

September 25, 2018

8 Heartburn Triggers They Didn’t Tell You About

Heartburn is a very common ailment afflicting millions of people. Some people suffer from heartburn at least once in a month while there are others for whom this condition is a constant companion. Most people think heartburn is caused by spicy, fried and oily food, alcohol, processed foods OR  Over-eating especially around the holidays! However, […]

September 10, 2018

Magnesium Deficiency is Killing You; Here’s Why

Can a magnesium deficiency result in sudden death as a result of heart disease? Over the last thirty years or so, there’s been many published medical studies and journals suggesting that a lack of magnesium can have adverse negative effects on many of our vital organs. Magnesium is a macro-mineral essential to over 300 enzymatic […]

September 4, 2018

Konjac Benefits and Amazing Healing Properties

Close up of Konjac leave (Amorphophallus konjac) The Konjac Kraze Perhaps in your search for dietary supplements and fibers, you might have come across this plant called the konjac, also nicknamed the elephant yam, voodoo lily or the snake palm. Its corm, or, rather, its root, offers many benefits like assisting with weight loss, as […]

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