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?
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...
Here in the land of plenty, quantity has long been king when it comes to food (The Big Gulp! The Big Mac! Super-size It!). And that, unfortunately, has made millions of Americans overweight, not to mention, sick and old before their time. How can we start reverse this health mess? By reinforcing the message that it’s the quality of our food that matters above all else. In this day and age, quantity is a killer.
You may have thought about quitting sugar before but that 3pm craving for chocolate makes it difficult! Quitting sugar may not be easy, but it’s oh so good for you, and it truly gets easier the more you do it. Here is some inspiration (and scary facts!) to help you kick the habit.