The term “Alternative Medicine” is certainly gaining popularity these days. Every time we turn around we are inundated with information about herbs and vitamins… things that you can use instead of your prescription medicines.
In the last article I educated you about lipotoxicity, a condition which occurs when fat accumulates in cells of the vital organs ultimately poisoning those cells. The end result is dysfunction of the body’s organs and tissues and ultimately an untimely end to life.
There are two forms of essential fatty acids: Parent Essential Fats and Essential Fat Metabolites
Parent essential fats are the truely essential fatty acids because they can not be produced by the body. They must be consumed in the diet.
Essential Fatty Acid Metabolites are not truly essential because they can be manufactured in small quantities. They can become conditionally essential if the body is unable to manufacture enough to maintain optimal health
The CDC recently completed an analysis of the research literature surrounding the impact of lifestyle on longevity and came up with some astounding figures. According to the study: 1. Smoking kills 467,000 people ever year 2. High blood pressure kills 395,000 every year 3. Obesity kills 216,000 people yearly 4. Physical inactivity kills 191,000 yearly
How does disease develop in the body? Why do certain organs seem to lose function and fail over time? Why do some people develop diabetes and others live their whole lives not ever having to even learn what the word diabetes means?
Years ago it was discovered that animals that were deprived of food and forced on a calorie-restricted diet enjoyed better health and significantly increased longevity compared to their well-fed counterparts.
Tis the season for barbecuing, and I have to admit, I do enjoy a medium-well burger on the grill on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, food scientists have discovered that barbecuing meat and vegetables results in the formation of some nasty compounds that have been linked to aging and cancer.
A colleague of mine, named Blythe Alberg, wrote a wonderful article about eggs entitled, Eggs…are they REALLY the PERFECT Fat Loss Food and it inspired me to continue the discussion. In today’s article, I just want to briefly help you distinguish between the different types of eggs on the market. It used to be that