According to research we are 50% bacteria! These trillions of organisms known as the microbiome live all over our bodies and have a profound influence on our health. But what do you know about your microbiome?
Understanding your microbiome is vitally important to understanding how to live a healthy life! Continue reading →
Is willpower the reason you can’t lose weight? When’s the last time you reset your metabolism? Maybe your lack of energy and weight loss challenges aren’t a diet issue, but a metabolism that needs a wake up call!
Before there were prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines, herbs and spices were the foundation of traditional medicine practices around the world.
Fast-forward thousands of years, and researchers today are now taking a fresh look at the potential in these natural remedies. The Indian spice turmeric is right at the top of the list.
Turmeric, with its mellow flavor and bright color, is a key ingredient in curry powder, and a highlight of cooking in places from India to Nepal to Southeast Asia. Turmeric’s health benefits — along with that distinctive yellow color — come from a group of flavonoids called curcuminoids. (That’s why the dietary supplement from turmeric is called curcumin.)
As modern science is now showing, turmeric is an outstanding example of the concept that foods can powerfully support the body’s healing processes. The past few decades have witnessed intense research devoted to this “sacred spice.” Here are seven of the most important benefits it can offer:
Dr. Leo Galland, world leader in integrated medicine and creator of PillAdvised, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss important topics trending today in health, including the best products for mood enhancement.
If you’re suffering from depression or know someone who may be, the best supplements Dr. Galland suggests are Omega-3’s.
People with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are at increased risk of converting to Alzheimer’s disease within a few years, but a new study warns the risk is significantly higher if they suffer from anxiety.
Led by researchers at Baycrest Health Sciences’ Rotman Research Institute, the study has shown clearly for the Continue reading →
Dr. Leo Galland, world leader in integrated medicine and creator of PillAdvised, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss important topics trending today in health, including dieting, supplements, and how they affect the brain.
Dr. Galland says that the brain needs the most energy out of any part of the body.
He suggests what’s good for your heart for the most part is good for your brain and to remember to most importantly use food as fuel to support brain activity.