Which organ is the washing machine for the body?

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Which organ is the washing machine for the body? It’s the liver! The liver is our second-largest organ, and is critical to long-term health. It acts like a washing machine, filtering harmful toxins from the blood. If you live in a big city, eat fatty or sugary foods, drink alcohol, or take medications, you may […]

How to Improve and Preserve Your Metabolism as You Age

No one means to lose their metabolic edge — the energy that propels not just our movement for the day, but also fuels our brain and uses the calories we eat as fuel to keep our body going. But life happens, and one thing leads to another, slowing us down, messing with our bodies natural […]

Revitalize Your Digestive Health with Acupuncture

More than 95 million Americans suffer from digestive disorders ranging from constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome to more serious conditions such as acid reflux (GERD), ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.  In fact, more than 35 million physician office visits a year are due to gastrointestinal complaints.  Reports are confirming that acupuncture and Oriental medicine […]

How to make Any Dish Gluten Free

1. Become a Gluten-Free Guru A little knowledge can go a long way. If you are cooking for someone who is gluten-free, you need to know which foods contain gluten so you can avoid them. Most people know that wheat, barley and rye contain gluten but so do many products that you may not have […]

WHAT VITAMIN DO WE need in amounts up to 25 times higher than the government recommends for us to be healthy?

by Dr. Mark Hyman What vitamin deficiency affects over half of the population, is almost never diagnosed, and has been linked to many cancers, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic muscle pain, bone loss, and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis? What vitamin is almost totally absent from our food supply? What vitamin […]

Are you nutrient deficient?

by Dr. Mark Hyman “Can I get all the nutrients I need from food?” a patient will occasionally ask. On the surface, this makes sense. After all, if you are eating a whole, fresh, unprocessed foods diet, shouldn’t you be able to get an abundant supply of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients? Unfortunately, things […]

How to make Gluten-Free Nutella

Today is a great day because I have a Healthy Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut “Nutella” Spread recipe for you to enjoy. Believe me…I’ve eaten my share of Nutella back in the day. And everyone else’s share as well. Eventually, I realized it was basically nothing but refined sugar and palm oil with soy lecithin and empty […]

How to satisfy any food craving

Got an urge to indulge on a chocolatey calorie bomb or to suck down a sodium-laden snack? Think before you eat and make these healthy swaps instead. It’s easier than it seems, just click the link below to check out the chart and get these grab-and-go options instead.   http://www.jillianmichaels.com/fit/healthy-way-satisfy-cravings?xid=nl_LosingItWithJillianMichaels_20150322

Probiotics Decrease Duration of Diarrhea

A study recently reported that specific probiotics inhibit growth of rotavirus in vitro and decrease the duration of diarrhea in children with symptoms of viral gastroenteritis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that rotavirus was the leading cause of severe diarrhea among infants and young children in the United States before rotavirus […]