Natural solutions for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common endocrine (hormone) disorders, are sought by many women. PCOS affects approximately 10 million women of all races and ethnic groups worldwide. The leading cause of infertility in women, PCOS can present at any life [...]
Known as broccoli’s pale cousin, cauliflower offers just as many fantastic health benefits as other members of the cruciferous vegetable family. Cauliflower is a great source of glucosinolates, sulfur-containing compounds that support optimal functioning of our cardiovascular, digestive, [...]
Treat your liver well and it will treat you well in return, keeping liver detox humming in the background and protecting you from liver disease and other poisonings. One of our body’s largest organs, it’s a workhorse, designed to keep the the blood cleansed of toxins and chemicals. The [...]
A favorite in Mediterranean cuisine, eggplant can be baked, roasted, grilled, used as a pizza topping or in stir-fry recipes. It has a pleasantly bitter taste and spongy texture that may vary depending on the color/variety of eggplant selected. Dress your cooked eggplant with herbs, sauces, and [...]
It’s this new graph, from the new CDC Early Release of U.S. Obesity Estimates, 2015 men ought to know about: in which men for the age group 40–59, the prevalence of obesity was higher among men than among women (36.3% v 33). There are more gruesome details too.* For most men, that’s [...]
It’s not unusual to blame your shrink-resistant waistline on a slow metabolism. But in many cases that’s not what’s keeping you from reaching your ideal weight. What is Metabolism? Metabolism is your body’s method of converting calories, from the food you eat, into energy [...]
I’ve devoted several blogs to the Mediterranean Diet–its affect on cholesterol, on Alzheimer’s prevention, its red wine and palliation near the end of life, and its easy, rustic preparations. The mechanisms of the Mediterranean diet remain elusive: whether it is because of its [...]
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