How I Discovered Carbohydrate Intolerance - Dr. Lipman. As a functional medicine physician, I’m used to helping my patients find the solutions to their health problems.
When they start gaining weight and feeling fatigued, for example, I become a kind of detective, searching for clues as to how their diet and lifestyle might be interfering with their bodies need to achieve optimal function. So, when I myself began putting on some extra pounds and struggling with late-afternoon exhaustion, I had to look at my own food choices. A review of my own labs revealed that my blood sugar levels were in the pre-diabetic range. This made no sense to me. The usual reason for high blood sugar is a diet high in refined sugar, white flour, and other refined grains, such as white rice. When I finally discovered the answer, I must admit, I was shocked. As soon as I cut back on these sweet and starchy “health” foods, my own health improved dramatically. The Only 2 Rules To Follow When Eating Carbs.
The backbone of my healthy diet is moderation.
As a personal trainer, I know I have to fuel my body the right way to keep it active and healthy. I live by the rule of cut back, not cut out. Pay attention and eat clean, but enjoy life. Microwaves Damage Food, But Something Worse Revealed at 1:05 of This Video. The industry has claimed that microwave cooking protects the nutrient content of foods.
Somehow, in tasting foods that came out of a microwave oven, the texture was changed as was the flavor. Foods cooked or reheated in microwave ovens became rubbery and lacked the savory smells and layered flavors that come from cooking foods slower and longer.
How Cooking Can Change Your Life - Michael Pollan. Internal Body Functions. Why You Should Drink Warm Water & Lemon. How I Beat Progressive MS With A Paleo Diet & Functional Medicine. I am a professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and for most of my career, I believed wholeheartedly in the power of modern medicine, in our latest greatest drugs, in our ever more expert procedural interventions.
For many years, I focused on treating disease, not on creating health, because that is what I was taught to do. I didn’t know any better, but I was certainly not a “physician of the future.” Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat. Gluten-free is hot these days.
There are books and websites, restaurants with gluten free menus, and grocery stores with hundreds of new gluten free food products on the shelf. Is this a fad, or a reflection of response to a real problem? Yes, gluten is a real problem. But the problem is not just gluten. In fact, there are three major hidden reasons that wheat products, not just gluten (along with sugar in all its forms) is the major contributor to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, dementia, depression and so many other modern ills.
3 Spice Bottles That Protect Your Heart And Reduce Inflammation. Want to take a significant step toward improving your health and nutrition, be able to start today, and spend only $10?
As a cardiologist dealing with patients suffering from hardening of the arteries and other diseases of poor nutrition and inflammation, I suggest that you would be wise to buy the following three spice bottles and use them liberally. 1. Apple Pie Spice. Shaking Out the Truth About Salt. » How to Alkalise your Body – Become pH balanced » Bodhi Yoga. How to Balance Your pH to Heal Your Body. Skimming the Truth - Fat in Dairy Products. Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation - PPNFs Mission.
The Fat You Eat: A Study in Paradox — www.deepakchopra.
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Thyroid. Gluten Intolerance. The Myth of Agave as a "Healthy" Sugar Substitute. Many people interested in staying healthy have switched to agave as a safer "natural" sweetener.
They want to avoid well documented dangerous sweeteners like HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) but are unaware that most agave is actually WORSE than HFCS. This expose will offend many hard core natural health advocates because they have been convinced of the agave hype by companies that are promoting it. Some have even criticized me for having "ulterior" motives. But nothing could be further from the truth. Although I do offer natural health products for sale on this site, I sell no competing products to agave. Rather, I recommend other options such as stevia products. My only purpose for sharing this information is to help people understand the truth about health.
Why Dandelions Are the New Kale. Kale has received plenty of press in the last decade.
Good for kale. Good for our bodies. Kale is actually a “gateway” leaf into the world of green. Green your diet, and you will naturally start to pay more attention to plants with leaves. Leaves transfer life force energy by infusing chlorophyll into your red blood cells. Humans Used to Eat Green. The China Study - book review. The Major Rule for Eating Fruit. There's no doubt that eating fruit is important to our overall health and wellbeing.
What Your Body is Trying to Tell You. Catherine Guthrie · Common signals you shouldn’t ignore. The Top 10 Best Superfoods to Include in Your Diet. Magnesium Stearate. Recommended Vegetables.