Health Blog

ADHD

Posted by:

ADHD

The ADHD – Diet Connection

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): two generations ago ADHD was defined as an abnormal defect of moral control in otherwise high functioning children.  Today we know better. And we know more.  Lots more.

What is ADHD?

Today, ADHD is viewed as a multifaceted condition triggered by varying behavioral, biological and environmental factors, including certain foods and food additives. The hallmarks of ADHD are an inability to focus and/or impulsivity that is not developmentally typical for a child’s age. Symptoms ...

Continue Reading →
0

Craving Sugar?

Posted by:

Craving Sugar?

Sugar is a carbohydrate, one of the major nutrient groups, but it doesn’t provide vitamins, minerals, or even fiber to our diet. Still, it’s added to an array of foods, including ketchup, fruited yogurt, cereal, canned soup, certain brands of lunch meat, salad dressing, condiments, bread, and so much more. While we require some sugar (glucose) in order to function properly, all of this added sugar is harmful to our system and often leads to an even stronger sense of craving ...

Continue Reading →
0

Acid Reflux Natural Approaches

Posted by:

Acid Reflux Natural Approaches

Healing Acid Reflux Naturally

Acid reflux is triggered when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus. Acid reflux (commonly called heartburn) is a painful and aggravating condition that affects about 60% of the adult population in a given year. A more persistent and serious condition, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) afflicts as many as seven million Americans.

acid refluxA variety of symptoms accompany reflux – not everyone has them all. People with GERD typically experience symptoms from intense ...

Continue Reading →
0

Breast Health Tips

Posted by:

Breast Health Tips

Boost Breast Health with these Lifestyle Tips

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and, each year, about 40,000 women die from the disease. From puberty through the elder years, it’s imperative for a woman to take care of her breasts, from the inside out, both physically and emotionally.
The “bust musts” for breast health go beyond screenings and routine self-exams. Until recently, the prevalent thinking was that screenings are the best way to detect and treat cancer ...

Continue Reading →
0

Dangers of Junk Food

Posted by:

Dangers of Junk Food

We all know smoking is bad and it is less and less socially acceptable in this country all the time.   But a recently released report tells us that junk food is perhaps even a greater evil than smoking!  The United States ranks 53rd in the world for life expectancy.  We are far behind many countries that have a higher per capita consumption of cigarettes!  The bottom line – junk food is killing us and is a bigger risk factor for poor health ...

Continue Reading →
0

Mind-Body Connection

Posted by:

Mind-Body Connection

Food & You: The Mind-Body Connection

There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But did you know that those same choices also influence mood, mental alertness, memory, and emotional wellbeing? Food can act as medicine, have a neutral effect, or it can be a poison to the body and mind.

mind-body connectionWhen food acts as poison, it creates inflammation, which alters the ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 5 12345