One of the most common forms of sugar in our processed foods of today is high fructose corn syrup. In a recent test, subjects who ingested this kind of sugar for just 2 weeks had elevated triglycerides, increased blood pressure, insulin resistance, and decreased good cholesterol. If just 2 weeks on this “food” does that kind of damage… what will happen when you eat it for 2 years? The frightening thing is that it’s already in so many of our foods, and you’re eating it every day. Watch this week’s Wellness Minute video to learn where to look for this dangerous sugar.
Natural treatments are making headlines with new research, breakthroughs in nutritional science, and the latest in natural therapies. Watch this week’s video as we review some new research: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and vitamin D deficiency, comparing conventional food products to gluten-free alternatives, andimproving asthma symptoms through a combination of a healthy diet and exercise.
Natural treatments are making headlines in the news and online. Watch this week’s video as we review some new wellness articles such as: a comparison of the drug Remicade to curcumin for the treatment of Crohn’s disease, the health benefits of fennel, how traditional doctors would rather (wrongly) write a prescription for pain pills than recommend chiropractic care, and an article about controlling your inner “aging clock”.
Measuring Your Saliva pH Can Make A Big Difference
Eating “alkaline” foods can help you lose weight… automatically! But which foods are alkaline, and which are more acidic? For example, which of these is more acidic: blueberries or bananas, cucumbers or olives? In today’s video, Joe demonstrates saliva pH testing and why it could lead to a dramatic health difference in your life. Is YOUR body too acidic? Watch today’s video and learn about this simple saliva test.
Today’s video is about an exciting “adaptogenic” herb called Ashwagandha. Depending on your body’s needs, adaptogenic herbs can help turn UP or turn DOWN your metabolism. Adaptogens can reduce stress/anxiety but may also increase muscle strength, endurance and performance. Watch today’s short video to see if this ancient herb might help you look (and feel) better.
Improving Chronic Conditions Through Wellness Care
Does wellness care work for someone with a condition that would be considered serious? Many people with serious conditions, who have been told “there is no cure” or “we’ve done all we can do”, have been amazed by the results of using natural therapies through their wellness practitioner.
Watch today’s short video interview with a wellness practitioner about chronic diseases and how wellness can turn things around.
Why can some people eat carbs and not gain a pound, and yet others eat the same amount of carbs and they feel bloated, gain weight and/or experience mental fog. Some people have carbohydrate intolerance and can’t digest high levels of starch.
Watch today’s video for a no cost test you can do at home that will give you an overview of your ability to digest carbohydrates.