Why Do We Crave Carbs?

Often, people who have issues with their weight complain that they have sugar cravings, feel hungry, and feel out of control with their eating. These cravings make it difficult to stop eating sweets and control food intake. Sugar cravings are not imagined and not due to a lack of willpower! Carbs and sugar are addictive …

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Mediterranean Diet May Prevent ED

Research over the last few years has really shown us the importance of a healthy gut. If we can’t absorb the nutrients that our bodies need, then our health can be affected, including our immune system and metabolism. Our GI tract is lined with both good and bad bacteria, which influence how we absorb our …

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The Effects of Turmeric on Infertility

As we age, we have more aches, pains, and inflammation throughout our body. Certain foods, especially in the fruits and vegetables category, have been shown to help fight inflammation and disease. One spice that has been highlighted recently is turmeric, which is commonly used in Asian food, especially curry. Turmeric contains curcumin, which is a …

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Intermittent Fasting May Improve Heart Health

Intermittent fasting has been getting a lot of press for its potential benefits which include weight loss, improved blood sugar levels, improved heart health, decreased hunger, and reduced inflammation. If you’re not familiar with the term, intermittent fasting is when one restricts the time he/she is eating, usually between 12-16 hours per day or even …

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Exercise May Be Linked to Sperm Quality

Most people know that diet and exercise are important for our health, and every month more studies are published showing how our lifestyle choices significantly impact our body systems. A new study published in Human Reproduction found that men who engaged in the most physical activity had the highest sperm motility, which is defined as …

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Foods to treat Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) has many causes, but research has shown that obesity, hypertension (HTN), diabetes, stress, and anxiety have all been linked to ED. Our diets are filled with processed foods that are high in sodium and sugar and lack many vital nutrients. The food we ingest and our lifestyle choices affect ED and our …

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