Tagged as Nutrition

We have all heard advice like this: “Go on a diet, exercise 3 times a week, don’t stress too much,” etc. But for some people those things are a lot easier said than done. Some people prefer to incorporate something easy into their daily routine because they know they can actually accomplish “easy.” They want to still be able to see and feel results, but they want to achieve that without having to make...
Although we generally associate vitamin deficiency with third world countries, the reality is that this is a more common problem in developed nations than most people realize. We may not experience this problem with the same frequency or severity as, say, poor parts of India, South America and Africa, but the problem is often found in the US, especially among the poor, the homeless, the elderly, and...
This is an interview with Luci Gabel. She helps executives and their organizations sharpen their leadership edge and produce breakthrough results in health through food, movement, and brain science. She- works with people from around the world, through one on one coaching, virtual learning programs, and in her latest book: Eat to Lead. All of this can be found on her website: -http://lucifit.com/ -...
"You have no idea how crazy my morning can be," someone recently wrote me. "With three kids, a husband who constantly loses his keys, plus some other minor catastrophe, I have absolutely no time to eat anything healthy." - She was referring to several studies I mention that show a -protein-rich breakfast- keeps you full, focused, and burning fat all morning. Trust me, I get the time crunch. Juggling...
Health claims attributed to probiotics abound—from alleviating diarrhea and controlling chronic digestive problems to curing vaginal yeast infections in women. In some instances, research evidence supports claims; in others, the findings aren't clear. With so much conflicting information, what should you believe about the health benefits of probiotics? Should they be ingested regularly as a preventive?...
If you find yourself grappling with depression, you are—for better or worse—not alone. However, if you do suffer from depression, you do feel alone.... as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate ... Healthline- reports that, as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate and, as if depression alone weren’t enough, states that report high rates of depression...
Even for those who do not suffer a mood disorder, some decline in mood can occur during colder weather, during longer nights and sometimes when we set our clocks ahead and back. Feelings of sadness, hopelessness or anxiety may manifest, along with disruptions in sleep, leaving one fatigued and irritable. Limited exposure to sunshine can produce depressive symptoms by disrupting our circadian rhythms....
What you eat has become more important than ever before.  It isn't that nutrition wasn't important in, say, the 1800s or the 1600s or even 3,000 years ago.  It's just that the circumstances have changed regarding what we eat.  Not only have meal choices changed but the motivation and strategies behind food consumption have also changed. Early man (before we started raising livestock and developing...
The Yin-Yang symbol is based on an ancient Chinese philosophy that is over 10,000 years old. It represents dual forces that are polar opposites, yet complementary to each other. The circular representation shows life, depicting the cyclical nature of energy. It moves fluidly from yin to yang and back to yin again, continuing over and over - never reaching stagnation, and never reaching its absolute....
Many consumers shop for food without thinking too much either about food safety or the repercussions of eating things with long-term harmfulness.  Warning people about things posing immediate danger is generally well received and understood. But try telling people that glyphosate (the main ingredient in -Roundup- now found in increasing amounts in our food, beverages, and drinking water) -causes cancer. ...