5 Awesome Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

  Protection from disease: Dark chocolate has the ability to fight free radicals which are harmful compounds that can contribute to inflammation and chronic disease Potential Cancer Prevention: Flavonoids and antioxidants found in chocolate may be beneficial...

Your Genes are not your destiny

Some genes can predispose you to obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and a slew of other problems. But here’s a really great secret: predisposition is not predestined. Wash your Genes: Dial in your diet: Poor food choices not only impact your own genes, they also...

Why Weight Loss Gets Harder With Age

You’re experiencing age-related muscle loss. The amount of lean muscle mass naturally beings to decline by 3 to 8 percent per decade after age 30. You may also lose muscle if you are less active due to age related health conditions or an injury from surgery for...

Turmeric vs Curcumin

Turmeric has many health benefits particularly its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Turmeric has been touted to be a super spice, mainly due to its role in cardiovascular health. Another spice is Curcumin which people often refer to turmeric and Curcumin...

Are “Natural” sugars any better than refined sugar?

Here’s what you need to know Refined white sugar – refined white sugar is completely stripped of all nutritional value, and provides only empty calories. 65% of white sugar is made from GMO sugar beets. Brown Sugar – Commercial brown sugar is nothing more than refined...

Ways to help improve thyroid function

20 million people have thyroid disease according to the American thyroid association, and not all of them know it. 1. Search for and identify root causes.Gut problems are a high on the list of things that can trigger immune reactions against thyroid or an overall...