Post-workout nutrition: Here’s what you should eat after exercising

What you eat after working out is as important as the actual training. When you exercise, your body uses stored glucose called glycogen, which depletes energy. Your muscles also tear especially if you’re doing resistance or strength training. As a result, you get exhausted and sore. But by eating the right foods, you can recover and feel … Continue reading Post-workout nutrition: Here’s what you should eat after exercising

8 Types of squash, a delicious superfood

Squash, literally meaning “eaten raw or uncooked,” is a fruit that typically grows on vines. It is native to North America and belongs to the genus of plants called Cucurbita. Although technically classified as a fruit, it is often treated as a vegetable in cooking.Squash comes in different shapes, colors and tastes. Two general varieties are the summer squash and the winter … Continue reading 8 Types of squash, a delicious superfood

Study: Animals under dietary restrictions have better protection against tumors and bacterial infections

A study published in the journal Cell found that restricting food intake can produce better immune responses against tumors and bacterial infections. During animal testing, researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases observed that T cells of mice that had their caloric intake reduced displayed improved immune memory. Although further research is needed, these findings may one day help clinicians … Continue reading Study: Animals under dietary restrictions have better protection against tumors and bacterial infections

Drain your grain consumption: What you need to know about a grain-free diet

Grains make up a large chunk of most people’s diets, but more and more health enthusiasts are beginning to cut out this major food group for a number of reasons, including grain allergies and food intolerances. Health benefits of a grain-free diet Grain-free diets can come off as being too limited for most dieters, but … Continue reading Drain your grain consumption: What you need to know about a grain-free diet

Enokitake Mushrooms: 7 Benefits of This Superfood!

Source: Enokitake Mushrooms: 7 Benefits of This Superfood! by Dr. Edward Group Most of us know that mushrooms taste great in a stir-fry or a warming bowl of soup, but did you know that some varieties of fungi are also known as healing mushrooms and functional foods? Native to Asia but common in North American grocery … Continue reading Enokitake Mushrooms: 7 Benefits of This Superfood!

The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut

Source: The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut by Dr. Edward Group The digestive system doesn’t get enough credit. Not only does it break down the food you eat, but it also plays a major role in keeping you healthy. There’s a strong connection between your gut and your immune … Continue reading The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut

What Does Detox Tea Do? What to Use & Avoid — With Recipes!

Source: What Does Detox Tea Do? What to Use & Avoid — With Recipes! by Dr. Edward Group It’s no secret that black and herbal teas offer many health benefits.[1] Some people consume teas to detox the body. However, many of these so-called detox teas, particularly those with Senna or Cascara, contain ingredients that act as harsh laxatives and … Continue reading What Does Detox Tea Do? What to Use & Avoid — With Recipes!

The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Source: The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin by Dr. Edward Group What if the secret to clear, healthy, radiant skin isn’t found in a cream or serum, but rather in the food you eat? In fact, that is true! Whole foods contain nutrients that can get you glowing — naturally. Fruits and … Continue reading The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin

High Sugar Diet May Epigenetically Affect Sperm Quality

Obesity continues to be a rising problem in the US. It can result in a number of negative health effects that can shorten life expectancy like diabetes, hypertension, and can even alter the functionality of sperm in men. With fertility levels in recent decline for both women and men it’s important to understand all factors that contribute to healthy reproduction. … Continue reading High Sugar Diet May Epigenetically Affect Sperm Quality

Bolstering Your Defenses Against COVID-19: An “Epigenetic” Diet

The recent COVID-19 pandemic is caused by SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2), a novel betacoronavirus. It was first recognized in the beginning of 2020 as a new member of the same coronavirus family that caused SARS and MERS. So far there is no vaccine or effective drugs that can be used for prevention … Continue reading Bolstering Your Defenses Against COVID-19: An “Epigenetic” Diet