Epileptic Seizures – How Nutrition Can Help

For people suffering from epilepsy, a balanced whole-food, mostly plant-based diet, whereby eating a variety of foods from mostly plant food groups, is vital as this diet helps the body function at its best. It also helps reduce the frequency of seizures. Food choices and nutrient content of foods is also crucial for more control…

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How to Reduce Homocysteine Levels To Improve Your Health

Homocysteine is one of the many amino acids – the building blocks of protein – in our bodies. Our bodies produce it naturally, and it’s made from a prevalent amino acid called methionine. Elevated homocysteine levels are known to inflict damage to the endothelium – the inner arterial lining which effects many disease states including…

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Glutathione – The Alpha Molecule for Health and Weight Loss

Glutathione is a potent antioxidant produced by our cells often called ‘The Alpha Molecule’ due to its power.  The structure of glutathione is relatively simple and comprises of three amino acids: Glutamine Cysteine Glycine But this molecule, as simple as its structure might be, is one of the most potent antioxidants in our body, mostly…

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Achieving Bone Health and Density Through a Plant-Based Diet

There is much research that a plant-based diet is good for health as it lessens your chances of suffering from specific health issues including diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and certain cancers. Excessive consumption of meat and animal products tend to increase the risk for these health issues.  However, many argue that a plant-based diet is…

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Help Ease Arthritis + Supplement List

From dealing with chronic pain in fighting disease progression, living with arthritis comes with its challenges and frustrations. When not managed, arthritis can prevent you from doing everyday activities such as climbing the stairs, opening a jar, or even walking.  However, there are ways you can minimize the impact arthritis has on your life by…

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Dietary Changes To Help Heal From Viral Infections

Viral infections can easily attack and wreak havoc on our bodies,  Viruses penetrate living cells to reproduce. The virus will attach onto and enter a cell where it releases its genetic material to reproduce. The virus’s genetic material starts to control the cell forcing it to replicate the virus. The infected cell may sometimes die…

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Soy Products; Should They Form Part of a Healthy Diet For Men and Women?

Soy products and other phytoestrogen or plant-estrogen rich foods have compounds derived from plants that mimic estrogen due to their similar structure. There have been many false assumptions that men consuming phytoestrogens may have lowered sperm count, concentration, motility, and increased rate of testicular cancers. But a 2010 meta-analysis of fifteen placebo-controlled studies concluded that…

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10 Healthiest Foods and Why They Keep Us Healthy And Slim – Infographic

Introducing some of the 10 healthiest foods to consume regularly. I consider these foods healthiest because of their special components that support a healthy cell environment allowing our cells to thrive  as well as offering us protection from harmful substances that we may come in contact with. By supporting our cells with nutrients while protecting them…

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Take Charge of Menopause with Dietary Habits

Menopause can bring about many physical changes. And while many women dread this point in their lives because they fear from the common symptoms associated with menopause, menopause can also be viewed as a time of opportunity. With the right attitude, it is the ideal time to make changes to your lifestyle and diet so…

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