A five-week health and body makeover, The Gold Coast Cure was created to reverse 10 diseases: obesity, type II diabetes, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, asthma, arthritis, cancer, vascular dementia, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. This three-pronged plan features a balanced diet of whole foods, a 30-minute... Read More
For years, there has been a good deal of debate over the effectiveness of a low-fat diet. Advocates of the plan say a diet low in saturated fat promotes weight loss and lowers the risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer and diabetes. When adhering to a low-fat diet, 20 to 30... Read More
As the obesity crisis in the U.S. rises, the USDA food pyramid has been at the forefront of controversy, under fire from nutrition experts and physicians who deem it "wrong." Health researcher Dr. Walter Willett is one of these people who believe the pyramid actually does more harm than good.
By Angie Lewis
Would you like to know about some super foods that will get you healthy and your body energized? That's what I thought. Some of these foods you may already eat and that's great. It's not hard getting healthy. What makes getting healthy difficult is the motivation factor and making eating... Read More
According to the National Cancer Institute, dietary factors play a significant role in cancer risks. A recent review estimates that 80 percent of cancers of the large bowel, breast and prostate are due to dietary factors. Clearly, what we eat affects our health. We can fight this dreaded disease by selecting foods that contain cancer-fighting agents.
Most doctors agree that a diet full of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and low fat... Read More
In astrology, the position of the sun at the time of your birth determines your sun sign or, as it's more commonly known, your star sign. The sun is deemed very important in astrology; it rules willpower and ego and is fundamental to who a person is and what they're about.
The position of the other planets at the time you were born also has an effect on how you behave, but it's the sun's position, over all the other planets'... Read More
There has been a blizzard of information about anti-inflammatory diets within the past several years, beginning with the anti-aging studies of Yale University professor Dr. Nicholas Perricone. He introduced the anti-inflammation concept into popular vocabulary in 2002 with his book, The Perricone Prescription , as baby boomers grew more concerned with the external signs of aging.
Rather than focusing on... Read More
by Gregg Hall
Vitamins (combination of two words: Vital Amines) are the complex organic substance essential in small quantities to the metabolism (nutrition) in most animals. These are found in minute quantities in food, in some cases are produced by the body, and are also produced synthetically. The human body needs... Read More
Filled with good-for-you stuff like vitamin C and antioxidants, citrus fruits fortify your diet. Although great as snacks in and of themselves, they can also be used as primary ingredients in a variety of recipes. Plus, they have more health benefits than you know, so get creative with citrus fruits!
Of course vitamin C comes to mind when you think of oranges, grapefruits, lemons and limes. But did you... Read More
By Robert Benson
Do dogs provide health benefits? Believe it or not, they do! Did you know that owning a dog and pet ownership in general, can help a person in many ways? Owning a pet can improve your mental wellness, reduce your visits to the doctor, improve your cardiovascular health and allow for faster... Read More