Category Archives: eating

Resveratrol Anti-Inflammatory in Cardiovascular Diseases

Photo Credit Sirui Ma

Photo Credit Sirui Ma

Why the French tend to less frequently develop cardiac diseases than Germans, despite the fact that they eat more fatty foods?

This so-called French Paradox has been attributed to the higher consumption of red wine in France and it has been the subject of various studies in the past. Continue reading

 

Killing Yeast with Dr. Anup Kanodia — Part 2

Dr Kanodia_副本I hope you enjoyed reading Part 1 about Killing Yeast. Yeast overgrowth may affect as much as 70% of the population and is often the silent enemy negatively affecting the health of millions of Americans.  Yeast overgrowth also referred to as Candida Albicans is typically caused by:

  • Over-consumption of high sugar and high carbohydrate foods, cookies, cakes, pasta, bread, candy
    • Antibiotics
    • Too much alcohol (particularly beer and wine)
    • Birth control pills
    • Stress

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13 Tips for Surviving the Holidays: Part One

By Dr. Ronald Hoffman

Thanksgiving Day

This week marks the official launch of the “holiday season.” It’s supposed to be a joyous time, full of fellowship and hope, but for many it’s a time of stress and gluttony. We embark on a non-stop “potlatch” of overeating and drinking, our exercise resolve falls by the wayside, we shop incessantly and rack up credit card debt, and we often find that the holidays don’t meet our idyllic expectations. Instead of feeling uplifted, we wind up feeling stressed, exhausted, physically out of sorts, and depressed.
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Turmeric Modified to Fight Inflammation

Curcumin is a naturally occurring compound found in the spice turmeric that has been used for centuries as an Ayurvedic medicine treatment for allergies, diabetes and ulcers. However, it is not absorbed well by the body.

Now new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.

More: Turmeric and Curcumin

 

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7 Ways to Reduce Oxidative Stress

By Dr. Doni Wilson

drdoniThere are two ways to reduce oxidative stress — avoiding exposure to unnecessary oxidation and increasing antioxidants.

Oxidation increases when we are exposed to stress, toxins, and infections. It is also increased by sugar and chemicals, so the more you can minimize your exposure to these things, the better – choosing organic foods and avoiding toxins in your environment makes a big difference. Continue reading