More and more, scientists are finding that people who adopt a Mediterranean diet experience a lower risk of cardiovascular-related death than those who follow a strictly low-fat diet.
In a recent study published this February in the American Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed data on diet and heart disease dating all the way back to 1957. Headed by Dr. James E. Dalen of the Weil Foundation and the University …Read more
The secret? Glutathione.
Dubbed the “mother of all antioxidants,” glutathione is considered to be a critical, life-giving molecule. Our ability to produce and maintain a high level of glutathione is vital in the improvement of our immune system, the prevention of diseases, the recovery from chronic illnesses, and the …Read more
Stop right there: You’re heading out the door into the cold without a coat? You’ll catch your death – pneumonia! (My mom’s voice still has a piercing echo in my head.) Other familiar warnings for behaviors that will leave you dancing with Dr. Death could be going outside in winter without a hat or – gasp – with wet hair! Or cooking food in the microwave oven; it depletes your dinner of all its nutrients, so you become weak from …Read more
There’s no denying that weight loss products boom in the health supplement industry. The market is growing and shows no signs of stopping, with Americans spending an estimated $35 billion each year on weight loss products and programs. In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 35.7 percent of American adults as obese, along with 17 percent of American children. It’s no wonder people are drawn to TLC’s My 600-lb Life that chronicles the excruciating journey of …Read more