15 Reasons to Rethink Red Meat

Who doesn’t love a grilled steak, washed down with red wine? Um, potentially your microbiome, the aggregate microbes that live in your gut and play a major role in your risk of disease such as obesity, cancer, and diabetes.1Turnbaugh, P., J. et al. “An obesity-associated gut microbiome with increased capacity for energy harvest.” Nature 444, no. 7122 ……

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How to Conquer Cravings + 5 Substitutions That Will Satisfy

Woman Crave for Sugar and Sweets

Few of us are immune to cravings. Research shows that cravings are unrelated to body mass index. Yet for women who are overweight or obese, cravings usually are for foods high in fat and processed foods. I’ve found that I can crave almost anything, but usually it involves carbs (even the healthy type) – sweet potatoes with ghee, chips…

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Top 10 Health Breakthroughs of 2013

Top 10 Health Development of 2013

Thanks to advancements in technology and science, health news today is continuously revealing fascinating discoveries. From discovering the key to slowing the aging process to solving the mystery of your metabolism, 2013 made quantum leaps toward understanding the human body—in all its complicated glory. Here’s a look at the top 10 health breakthroughs of the…

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