The internet, our ‘stupid phones’, television, 24 hour drive-thrus, and 60-hour work weeks have created a cultural norm of nocturnal living that is unrecognizable to our ancient hard-wiring. If you are like most people, your body expects and requires more sleep than it gets. And, sleep deprivation is a predictor of being overweight.
Five Things To Start. Five Things To Stop. How to get better at life – at least the health part of it.
Most people, especially pregnant women and moms, think of Tylenol as the ‘go-to drug’ for pain relief and treatment of fever for them and their kids. But acetaminophen can negatively affect the development of the brain in both fetus and child (and into adulthood).
Most of the time, taking a drug to get healthy is like taking out a loan to get rich. It’s time to ask yourself ‘Do drugs produce health, or do they manipulate physiology to appear as health?’
Who doesn’t like strawberries? Who doesn’t like popsicles? As always, we want our ‘treats & sweets’ to be healthy, right? This from Elizabeth, an amazing yogi, gardener and otherwise good-for-the-planet soul.
Don’t believe everything you read or hear about fat … or cholesterol. Without good fat, you’ll end up sick, fat and … very unhealthy. Fat in general, and saturated animal fat in particular has gotten an undeserved association with causing health problems. That reputation was built on bad science from the 1950’s.
‘ … was the table across from me. In addition to gorging on insulin-spiking, pro-inflammatory grains, the four adults (who were actually 7.5 adults in their total weight), were dumping Splenda into their coffee like it was fairy dust.’ The stuff is a potent neurotoxin.
Some describe the increasing Alzheimer’s in the population as a ‘health meteor’ that’s going to strike the elderly populations from modern countries around 2025. The good news is that great information is surfacing about how to avoid Alzheimer’s disease.
If this is your first time hearing that grains are problematic in the human diet, then it can come as quite surprise. More than just a surprise, it can be a downright shock to the core of your “think you know what to eat to be healthy” soul.
There is a well-defined way we’re supposed to … live. Whether your goal is to avoid heart disease, reverse diabetes, lose weight, promote health while you’re battling cancer, or dodge the ‘dementia meteor’ that’s soon to strike, it pretty much all falls under the same heading: the healthy human lifestyle. It’s one diet.