Alternate-day fasting, where you consume about 500 calories on fasting days and can eat whatever you want on non-fasting days, works as well for weight loss as complete fasting, where you drink only water for 24 hours
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An analysis of more than 100 studies looking at the effect of yoga on mental health found the practice to have a positive effect on depression, sleep problems, schizophrenia, and ADHD
Research has shown yoga can improve heart health by lowering blood pressure and other risk factors, and can even benefit those with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)
Children age two to 11 now see an average of more than 10 television food ads per day. Ninety-eight percent of food advertisements viewed by children are for products that are high in fat, sugar, or sodium. Most are also low in fiber.
Raw eggs are best, but less “well done” eggs are still good for you. They provide an excellent source of healthy protein, fat, and antioxidants
Health benefits from regular yoga practice includes but is not limited to: improved immune function; reduced risk for migraines; improved sexual performance; better sleep; and reduced food cravings
Once you hit the age of 30, you enter "somatopause," at which point your levels of human growth hormone (HGH) begin to drop off quite dramatically (this is part of what drives your aging process)
Eat well, exercise and get adjusted to stay young.
Laugh it's healthy! Social laughter is 30 times more frequent than solitary laughter, likely because laughter developed as a way to strengthen group bonds and emotional relationships
Green tea helps improved performance on working memory tasks
An estimated 90 percent of Americans have flame-retardant chemicals in their bodies, and many studies have linked them to human health risks, including liver, kidney, testicular, and breast cancers
Men who consumed higher levels of meat and fish had a 39 percent lower risk of mental and physical decline compared to those who ate the least animal protein
Help your kids Build their Bones! Boys and girls who were the most active throughout their lives (starting at age 5) had denser bones and better bone shape at age 17 than less active participants
Laughing is good! Laughter may reduce stress hormones and boost your immune function, while also inducing optimistic feelings, offering pain relief, and more
Cellulite might be a sign of a sluggish lymphatic system. Come see us and find out if your thyroid is functioning at its optimal level. Cellulite is more than a cosmetic issue and may indicate a sluggish lymphatic system, as fat cells can become congested and enlarge
Make the most of your workouts....High-intensity interval training (which requires but a fraction of the time compared to conventional cardio) has been shown to be FAR more efficient and effective, compared to longer, slower cardio workouts
Healthy Fats...Healthy fat items include raw dairy products, butter, macadamia nuts, avocado, coconut oil, and canned Alaskan salmon
Top protein choices include organic, pastured meats, eggs, and organic whey protein
Fresh herbs and sprouted seeds, especially sunflower seeds, have the potential to dramatically boost your overall nutrition
Got Acne? Avoid grains and sugar.... When you eat starchy carbs, grains, and sugar/fructose, it causes a surge of insulin and insulin-like growth factor called IGF-1 in your body This surge can lead to an excess of male hormones, which cause your pores to secrete sebum, a greasy substance that attracts acne-promoting bacteria
Health Class: Secrets to Weight Loss this Wednesday at 12:30pm: at the Chiropractic Nutrition Center. Come find out the secret to healthy weight loss.
Mounting evidence shows that when your body becomes adapted to burning fat instead of sugar as your primary fuel you dramatically reduce your risk of chronic disease
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