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heart health

How Nutrition Affects Heart Health

It’s an indisputable truth and we’ve known it for more than a century: “You are what you eat.” Your diet is a major component of physical health along with physical activity, and eating healthy, nutritious foods is one the best ways to combat cardiovascular disease. The simple meal decisions we make on a day-to-day basis […]

processed foods

Processed foods making people MENTAL? Foods rich in nitrates, such as beef jerky, salami, and hot dogs, increase your risk of mania

By now, everyone is well aware of the way that the food we eat can affect our physical health, but one area that has been getting a lot of attention from researchers lately is the way in which food can affect mental health. The connection between the gut and the brain goes a lot deeper […]

probiotics

Another study connects probiotics and gut health to maintaining a healthy weight

Yogurt is a food that contains probiotics, which can aid digestive health. Aside from being rich in nutrients and having a high protein content, a study has recently revealed that yogurt drinks can also help you lose weight. According to a new study headed by Norwegian researchers, taking probiotic supplements might help you shed inches from […]

Adderall

Shocking new trend has women popping highly addictive Adderall pills in an effort to curb their appetite and lose weight

Latest figures show that an alarmingly high number of women are now taking Adderall, a medication used in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), to speed up weight loss. According to recent reports, women turn to friends and even suspicious websites to take hold of the medication. The drug is known to suppress appetite. According to experts, the drug […]

depression

5 Rules for Eating Away Your Depression

By Kelly Brogan, M.D. The path to wellness is through food. If you are one of the estimated 15 million Americans suffering from depression, you may be surprised to learn that the path to wellness and vitality is through food. The Western diet of heavily processed, denatured foods has been widely linked to rising rates of obesity, diabetes, and […]

weight

4 Reasons why you might not be losing weight, even if you’re going to the gym every day

Imagine this: You’ve been dieting and you’re going to the gym regularly. But why aren’t you losing weight? Before we go into the possible reasons why you’re not losing weight, let’s try to understand how our body works. Think of the body as something that stores energy with two components: One is fat mass; and the rest […]

Time-restricted eating is the best way to lose weight and keep it off

Time-restricted eating is the best way to lose weight and keep it off

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to eating. This is what a group of scientists recently found in an experiment on 12-week old male mice fed a high-fat diet eight hours a day. One group were subjected to time-restricted feeding (tRF), while another ate food any time they wanted (ad lib feeding). The scientists reported that tRF mice […]

Eating-Burger

Western diet of processed foods found to cause chronic liver inflammation

There are many lifestyle and dietary factors than can lead to chronic liver inflammation, and one of them is a Western diet. According to a new study, this particular diet, which is rich in saturated fats and refined sugars, can increase the chances of developing hepatic inflammation, especially among males. If left untreated, the condition may […]

superfit foods

Take control of your mental health through nutrition!

The importance of the mind | body | spirit connection has been touted by health and fitness leaders for decades. Only now is the full potential impact of that oh so vital trifecta beginning to really take hold in the population at large. Fitness is becoming a way of life for many. Society is starting […]

ginger-obesity

Review Finds That Ginger Does Have Positive Effect On Obesity

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true? Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome? You may be tempted to think […]