The Paleo diet continues to be a hot topic… and since it’s not going away, maybe it’s time to give it a try? The foundation of the diet is eating as close to how our hunter gatherer ancestors did, prioritizing whole, nutrient-dense foods like plants, meat, and seafood. Basically the foods that were eaten before agriculture, animal farming, and processed foods came along.
For the last five or so decades, telling patients to cut way back on salt passed for medical wisdom. The message, most often delivered to the 40+ set or anyone with less than ideal blood pressure numbers, was simple: salt was the devil. But is that really true?
Earlier this year, Impossible Foods launched the Impossible Burger 2.0, a processed, genetically engineered, vegetarian patty which contains soy protein concentrate and soy protein isolate. This was done to suit the needs of Burger King and the forthcoming Impossible Whopper. Now What?
Who doesn’t want to arrive fresh faced and full of energy at their destination? Whether you’re flying for business or pleasure, the actual journey can take its toll on your body, both inside and out. Here are some tips to travel, and arrive, looking and feeling your best.
Lots of people aren’t happy with theirs and everyone knows that too much of it literally weighs you down. However, not everyone realizes that the extra weight can also set the stage for most of the problems we are all trying hard to avoid: obesity, diabetes, dementia, cancer, the list goes on. My advice? To minimize the risk of developing these life-wrecking problems, start taking steps to drop the excess, and by that I mean slowly, sensibly and safely.
Women may respond differently than men to the ketogenic diet, and more women than men report that it doesn’t work for them. “Anecdotally, about half my female patients do great with keto; half don’t,” says Sara Gottfried, MD, author of The Hormone Cure. “I’m still...