In simple terms, the digestive system works as follows: we eat (good diet or bad diet), digest (complete or incomplete), then we eliminate (good evacuation or bad evacuation) or assimilate (good absorption or poor absorption). The gut is commonly referred to as the “Second Brain” because the enteric nervous system is a collection of neurons
You may have been lead to believe the high cholesterol causes heart disease. You may have probably been told to stay away from foods rich in fat and cholesterol by literally everyone from your doctor to the media. What you may not know is that there is little evidence that proves that high cholesterol can
What are the sources of sugar? What are the alternatives for sugar? How does sugar actually impact the body? If you can understand why sugar is bad for you, then it will be easier to work toward reducing your sugar intake, which in turn can help you reduce your chronic symptoms and encourage weight loss.
If diabetics had known about the 5 early warning signs of prediabetes, they could have made some effective lifestyle changes to prevent being diagnosed with full-blown type 2 diabetes and all the complications associated with it. According to the CDC, there are more than 29 million people in the United States with diabetes (9.3% of the
Vitamin D deficiency in African-Americans African-Americans need to spend more time in the sun and supplement with a natural vitamin D3. A recent study by The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that nearly 82% of blacks are deficient in vitamin D; however half of the overall population is vitamin D deficient, regardless of race. Melanin,