Healing through education, nutrition and exercise instead of medication
951-292-4332

Archive for the Understanding food and body Category

3 Surprising Benefits Of Cocoa Butter

Some of the most important health benefits of cocoa butter include its ability to improve skin health, boost the immune system, improve hair quality, prevent signs of aging, and reduce inflammation. Cocoa Butter Cocoa butter is probably something that you’ve heard of in various applications, including cosmetics, chocolates, ointments,

Read more

Another Fat Wonder! DHA

DHA is a nutrient dense food for our brain. Another FAT WONDER! DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is a fatty acid found in marine algae (sea weed) in the highest concentrations. Learn more about omega 3s here. Although marine animals are rich in omega-3s, they do not produce these fatty

Read more

What A Wonderful Gift from Nature… Brassica

Spring seems to kick off early this year in San Jacinto Valley/Hemet region after continuous rains for the last 3-4 months. The high desert region is rapidly turning into a lush landscape with fascinating springtime wildflowers starting to blossom everywhere, forming a pattern of breathtaking beauty. All

Read more

12 Reasons You Need to Drink Coffee Every Single Day

We’re having another cup right now. It really wakes you up. So it’s already your morning routine, but did you know that even just the scent of roasted beans can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation? Plus, it only take 10 minutes for those first sips to start working

Read more

Diabetes crisis grips Southern California

Sarah Cooke listened as her aging diabetic patients vented about trying to cope with the pernicious disease. “Guilt and denial, that’s pretty much it,” said a woman with short gray hair. “Confused,” said another woman wearing wire-rimmed glasses. “I don’t know what I can eat and what

Read more

Supplements That Lower Blood Sugar Naturally

Although diet and exercise are the two most important factors in dealing with Type 2 diabetes, scientific research shows that there are several supplements you can enlist in your blood sugar battle. “I think supplements should be part of the foundation for how people with high blood

Read more

Does Eating Sugar Really Cause Acne?

Sugar by itself does not cause acne per se. There are many reasons that acne can form and hormonal fluctuations in the body (hormonal acne) can be a significant factor for your breakouts. Acne has many possible culprits; therefore, it is imperative to see a qualified dermatologist

Read more

I Reversed Insulin Resistance and You Can Too

How I went from a sugar/carb burning athlete to a fat burning beast. It was 2014 and I was looking at a lot of red in my most recent blood work results. What’s all this red?” I asked my Doctor. “Well,” she said, “It shows your cholesterol

Read more

Secondhand sugars are the new secondhand smoke — and they’re harming children

If you saw a pregnant woman smoking, you would undoubtedly be concerned about the health of her child. But if you saw a pregnant woman drinking a soda, would you bat an eye? The comparison may seem extreme, but the parallels between tobacco and sugar run deeper

Read more

If Sugar Is Harmless, Prove It

Over the past half-century, the rate of obesity in America has nearly tripled, while the incidence of diabetes has increased roughly sevenfold. It’s estimated that the direct health care costs related to obesity and diabetes in the United States is $1 billion a day, while economists have calculated the indirect costs to society

Read more
Page 2 of 3123