The season of justified overindulgence is fast approaching—really, when else do you have the excuse to gorge on massive second (or third) helpings, drink your weight in eggnog, and oversatisfy your sweet tooth?
You know it’s important to have strong bones, but do you know how to build and maintain them? Sorry, your morning glass of milk doesn’t count. Furthermore, do you know the lifestyle, medical, and dietary factors that may weaken your bones?
Your bones aren’t just a bunch of calcium-rich rocks. They’re living, dynamic tissue— highly mineralized, yes, but also very much dependent on a wide range of nutrients to maintain their strength, density, and flexibility throughout life.
The black seeds of the Nigella sativa plant are quite possibly the most famous seeds you’ve never heard of. Believed to have originated in the area spanning the eastern Mediterranean to India, N. sativa played, and continues to play, an important role in the traditional medicine of every culture with access to it.
Behavior problems, including an inability to stay focused and pay attention, have become prevalent in school-age children.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste. These words have never rung more true than when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease.
If you could look inside your brain, you’d find six trillion cells and a biological computer far more complex than anything ever created by Apple, Intel, or Microsoft. It grows, learns from experience, and adapts to new information.
When it comes to calcium, many people believe if a little bit is good, more must be better. But, what if it is really an issue of absorption and preventing calcium loss, rather than consuming more and more calcium?
There are approximately 200 different kinds of cancer. Understanding the disease and the different treatment options can be difficult. Here are some reliable resources for information.
Celiac disease (CD) is a hereditary autoimmune response to the gluten proteins found in wheat, spelt, kamut, rye, triticale, barley, and perhaps oats. This means that when a person with celiac disease eats a gluten-containing food, the person’s immune system mistakes the gluten proteins as foreign invaders and produces an inflammatory response in the small intestine.
As Old Man Winter blows into our lives, we begin to worry about the health of our children. An important ingredient to the “recipe of wellness” for children and adults alike is a strong and healthy immune system.
Why eat food? Food is the best source of nutrients necessary for proper growth, disease prevention, and to achieve our maximum potential. Without adequate amounts of these nutrients, our brains and bodies cannot functional properly, immunity is compromised, and disease becomes more likely.