What exactly is the Keto diet? The Keto diet has been very trendy the last few years . The Ketogenic diet is designed to help you lose weight and fat within the body by eating mostly fat, some protein, and very little carbs. The premise is “eat fat to lose fat", but is this sustainable for your body long-term?
Honey comes in many different forms and there are numerous benefits. In its raw state, it can offer unique health benefits.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body. Discover how adding extra collagen to your diet can benefit your hair, skin and more areas of your physical health.
There are so many reasons to include herbal teas in your day that I do not even know where to begin. There are a countless number of herbs available that I think most people are unaware of, or do not realize the power they give to our cells. Find out what teas are most beneficial for your body.
There are deep restorative benefits to the cold which helps with pain and inflammation. Cold showers, or cold-water immersion, is a popular technique among amateur and professional athletes, but it also offers boosting benefits for everyone because it speeds recovery after exercise and reduces delayed -onset muscle soreness.
Everyone talks about probiotics. We have been hearing this expression a lot over the last ten years, and even see it on food labels, but do we really know what they are and how they work? Do we really need them? Let's find out.
As a fitness professional and naturopath, I am constantly asked the difference between an osteopath and a physiotherapist. Although both professions have extensive training in anatomy, physiology, pathology and hands on techniques, there are distinct differences with the two and they originate from quite different roots.
It is true that not all sugars are evil. Your body actually needs the sugar that it gets from fruits and vegetables. The sugar in fruit is a simple sugar, meaning that your body does not have to break anything down like it has to with complex and refined sugars. Refined (white sugar) sugar causes damage to your body and cells. It is also highly addictive.
Gout is typically referred to by medical doctors as a form of arthritis where patients experience pain and inflammation in the joints, typically in the big toe, but can appear elsewhere in the body such as fingers, knees and hips. An unhealthy diet triggers gout attacks, especially those diets that are loaded with alcohol, high fructose corn syrup, and processed foods, and too much purine rich foods such as organs and red meats, shellfish, anchovies, for example. The Total Gym is a perfect piece of equipment if you have gout because you can work out your entire body using your own body weight in the comfort of your home. You can perform all exercises in a lying, seated, or kneeling position, without putting any pressure on your feet, which is typically where the inflammation resides.
After doing some research, I was surprised to discover that in 1984, two gentlemen were known to patent anti-bacterial soap. However, by 2013, manufacturers started phasing out the use of certain active ingredients, saying that they posed health risks, such as bacterial resistance or hormonal effects. If you google the…