Lowering Your Cholesterol Levels, Naturally One in four Americans over the age of 45 are now taking a statin drug, despite the fact that there are over 900 studies proving their adverse effects, which run the gamut from muscle problems to diabetes and increased cancer risk. Statins deplete your body of CoQ10, which can have…
If you want to be your healthiest self, reaping the benefits of insulin sensitivity should be a priority. When you’re insulin sensitive your don’t have sugar crashes, you can eat more deeply satisfying food without gaining weight, and your whole body functions better.
If you’re ready to kick off the new decade with less stress, here are my recommendations to help you ease into a more relaxed year.
Are Pollutants Causing Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes? The Link Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Metabolic Syndrome
So, if lack of exercise and unhealthy diet don’t explain the whole story, what does? In this article, we’ll find out why some researchers suggest that exposure to environmental pollutants are a major contributing factor to metabolic syndrome.
Let’s dive into some of the research behind coffee’s incredible effects on health and longevity.
If there is one disease I ask my patients to have on their minds, it’s type 2 diabetes. According to the 2017 report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million Americans have diabetes (30.3 million) or prediabetes (84.1 million).1 This means that nearly half of Americans have the disease or its precursor.
More recently, the scientific and medical communities have been abuzz regarding the topic of gut microbiome due to its potential role as a link between the gut and the heart. Specifically, some believe that a metabolic pathway involving choline and the gut microbiota could contribute to the development of heart disease in humans.
Statistics on cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) paint a rather morbid picture of health. They are the #1 cause of death worldwide, and in the United States alone, CVDs claim the lives of about 630,000 – or approximately 1 in every 4 – Americans each year.
Most people can relate to the frustrating situation of making an appointment to see their doctor, only for the appointment to start an hour or more later. Then, after a very rushed visit, being sent home with a prescription and no new insight into what exactly is happening with their health.
While these claims might sound too good to be true, as it turns out, collagen really does have incredible health benefits that might just surprise you. Let’s dive into exactly what collagen is, where it comes from and most importantly – how you can start reaping the benefits of collagen.