We need to drink water to survive. In fact, our bodies are approximately 60% water, and every cell in our body uses it. Water regulates temperature, removes waste, aids in digestion, and prevents dehydration. Without it, we could not digest and absorb our vitamins and minerals, yet most of us don’t drink enough daily. In …Continue Reading
What you should know about Cholesterol?
High cholesterol is prevalent in our society, and many people are confused about how to eat to control the levels in their blood. Cholesterol is made by the body in the liver, and it is also ingested through the consumption of animal protein, such as meat, eggs, and cheese. Our body needs cholesterol for its …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
What is Arginine and can it help with Erectile Dysfunction?
Arginine is a non-essential amino acid, which is a building block for making proteins in the body. There are 20 amino acids, 9 of which are essential, which means they must be consumed since our body cannot make them. Arginine has become popular as a supplement for hypertension/cardiovascular dysfunction and is commonly found in supplements …Continue Reading
Zinc Deficiency May be Related to Testosterone Production
Zinc is an essential trace mineral required by every cell in the body. Zinc deficiency is prevalent worldwide and can contribute to many health problems, such as poor neurological function, weakened immunity, allergies, thinning hair, leaky gut, chronic fatigue syndrome, changes in taste and smell, weight gain/loss, rashes, and acne. Some research also shows that …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
Protect Yourself from Coronavirus: Boost Your Immune System
Every day, the main story in the news is the spread of Coronavirus and the death toll in the US and worldwide. The virus has everyone in a panic, and stores are sold out of hand sanitizer while shelves become bare of the essentials as people prepare for the worst from this outbreak. While no …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading