Many of us are familiar with the foods that damage our bodies – they slow our metabolism, might add a few pounds, and stiffen our arteries. But what if certain food items could help or harm us in a place we may never have considered – like our DNA? A developing field called nutriepigenomics examines … Continue reading Epigenetics, Nutrition, and Our Health: How What We Eat Could Affect Tags on Our DNA
Within the past several years, scientists have found that oxygen (O2) in the atmosphere has been dropping, and at higher rates than just the amount that goes into the increase of CO2 from burning fossil fuels, some 2 to 4-times as much, and accelerating since 2002-2003. Simultaneously, oxygen levels in the world’s oceans have also been … Continue reading Exercise with Oxygen Therapy (EWOT)
Diet, lifestyle, and home remedies may help prevent or treat erectile dysfunction (ED). Raising your activity level and changing what you eat may make a difference. Some men also try alternative or at-home therapies for their ED. It’s important to discuss your plans with your doctor before you try a natural or alternative approach. Diet … Continue reading Erectile Dysfunction: Diet and Home Remedies
When you carefully study the pyramidal order of the 5 bodies, much is self evident and does not require further explanation. This healing system has evolved from interpreting the yoga sutras of Patanjali (which are believed to be over 10 000 years old) and from trying to express this ancient knowledge with contemporary language. A … Continue reading Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, M.D., PhD: The Vertical Healing System: the 5 Levels of Healing
What we put into our bodies can impact our mood, our energy, and our physical health. By becoming more mindful and intentional about what we eat, when we eat, and why we eat, we can create balance and harmony both physically and emotionally. The nutrients within our food act as information to our cells. When … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Eat Well?
Sprinting is considered by many as the ultimate exercise. It not only increases athleticism by building fast twitch muscle fiber, it is highly effective for fat burning. Performing sprints a few times a week can replace long cardiovascular workouts on treadmills or ellipticals. The key to getting the most out of your sprinting sessions is … Continue reading Sprinting: The ultimate fat burning exercise
It's often said, these days, that we're a nation of fatties. And, not coincidentally, we're also a nation of fatty livers. Increasingly, millions of those livers belong to children - though most of them don't know it, and neither do their parents and doctors. Usually, no symptoms show up until damage has been done, damage … Continue reading Young, fat and facing liver disease: As obesity rates climb, fatty livers are emerging as a serious threat to children’s health.
When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest. Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight. Having … Continue reading Slow metabolism linked to longevity
Studies have shown that exercise can help ward off heart disease and cancer, and now new research shows that the reason why may be found within cells themselves. Endurance athletes had longer telomeres -- DNA at the tips of chromosomes that protect the cell -- in their white blood cells than healthy, nonsmoking adults who … Continue reading Exercise Guards White Blood Cells Against Aging
Source: Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Antioxidants are nutrients that counteract the natural deterioration of cells. Raw, organic fruits and vegetables provide a wide array of antioxidants. Antioxidants are also present in herbs like astragalus root and Tibetan Rhodiola. In recent years, antioxidant … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects