Tags: diet

Lifestyle and mood: Can they all be good days? Part 2

Food and mood You probably know people who seem to do fine on a junk-food diet, or sail through the day on only two food groups. Others find themselves extremely sensitive to the composition of their diet. Carbohydrates put them to sleep, sugar knocks them out, too much time between meals sends them into a […]

Bits and Pieces

These are little abstracts about a few different conditions. Study Confirms Efficacy of Homeopathy in Treating Seasonal Allergy Homeopathy can no doubt help in treating the symptoms of seasonal-type allergies. However, as to the causes, they must be addressed from a diet and exercise foundation. Allergies being hypersensitivity to any excess irritants or acids being […]

Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition: An Overview. Part 2

Salt is another dietary factor that impacts cardiovascular disease. Approximately 60 percent of hypertensives (those with high blood pressure) are “salt sensitive” according to an article in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition . In these individuals, increased salt (sodium chloride) sends their blood pressure through the roof!

Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition: An Overview. Part 1

Cardiovascular disease, you have heard the term before. It is one of the most well-known and well-publicized conditions today, and with good reason. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the No. 1 killer in the U.S. Deaths from this disease in 1997 were more than 720,000, and according to the Center For Disease Control 21 million cases […]

20 Things You Need to Know About Nutritional Supplements

We get tons of questions around here about vitamins otherwise known as nutritional supplements. How do you know if they’re right for you? Which ones should you take? We’ve listed our 20 most frequently asked questions about nutritional supplements and our answers. The main difficulty in sorting through all the manufacturers’ claims, counterclaims, your friend’s […]