Should You Use Weight Loss Supplements?

Most people want to lose weight to experience the benefits of having a healthy body and avoid the problems of not. The stresses of excessive weight include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and the spectrum of problems caused by toxins are experiences we’re better off to avoid. One of the cornerstones to achieving and maintaining a healthy … Continue reading Should You Use Weight Loss Supplements?

The Health Benefits of Hemicellulase

The hemicellulase enzyme breaks down hemicellulose, which is a type of cellulose and a key component of the cell wall in all plants. Different forms of plant hemicellulose include glucans, galactans, xylans, mannans and pentosans. Common fiber-rich breakfast cereals, for example, have a large amount of hemicelluloses (2 to 12%). Hemicellulase is needed to break … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Hemicellulase

The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase

Discovered in the early 1970’s, this proteolytic enzyme was isolated from the Serratia species of bacteria located in the intestines of silkworms. Serrapeptase, also called serratiopeptidase, is a superior enzyme that provides strong, healthful properties. Today serrapeptase is used all over Europe and Asia in clinical settings. It can break down non-living tissue in the body. … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase

Green Tea for Weight Loss?

A growing body of evidence supports the effectiveness of green tea for weight loss. The key ingredient in green tea that purported to help the body lose weight is a compound known as EGCG. Research shows that it helps increase metabolism, stimulate the oxidation of fat, and helps the body increase fat excretion. Recent studies … Continue reading Green Tea for Weight Loss?

6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body

What’s going on with your fitness routine? Where are you at with it? If you’re on the up swing- that’s awesome, stick with it. If you’re not, why not? What happened to hitting the gym this week? Did Monday quickly turn into Friday and the evenings faded away under a glow from the television set? … Continue reading 6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body

Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?

Thousands of diet gurus are standing by right now to trade their weight loss plans for your hard earned dollars. Unfortunately, to the contrary of the advertisements, gimmicks and gadgets never add up to a permanent weight loss solution. The quickest way to lose weight is to eat healthy, exercise daily, and, depending on your … Continue reading Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?

7 Foods to Help You Lose Weight

Dieting can be a struggle. There is a misconception that in order to lose weight, it’s necessary to stop eating. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is necessary to cut out junk food, refined sugars, and other pitfalls; but these must be replaced with raw and organic fruits, vegetables, and nuts. In your quest … Continue reading 7 Foods to Help You Lose Weight

Study: Gut Bacteria Transforms Arsenic, Increases Its Toxicity

For many people, worrying about arsenic poisoning is akin to worrying about catching the bubonic plague. They believe it’s something only found in history books. Unfortunately, even in today’s world, arsenic poisoning is still a very real concern. Certain forms of arsenic are found naturally in areas with high concentrations of metal ore. When these metals are … Continue reading Study: Gut Bacteria Transforms Arsenic, Increases Its Toxicity

Indian-Inspired Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots

Carrots are rarely the star of any dish, but in this green lentil salad recipe from One Green Planet, the spiced carrots really shine. You can spiralize your carrots, but I recommend using a peeler to get thin, pretty ribbons for your salad. If you can find red, purple, or yellow carrots, give them a try! … Continue reading Indian-Inspired Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots

The Role of Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome

Many people don’t realize a healthy gut does far more than handle digestion. Research into the gut microbiome is revealing startling results, showing its effects on the immune system, obesity, allergies, and mood. Nutrition plays a firm role in gut flora quality and quantity. In fact, certain foods contain “prebiotics” that feed beneficial gut bacteria. The more … Continue reading The Role of Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome