Archive for March, 2012

 

Sugar: “The Most Unhappy of Pleasures” In Today’s Diet

Posted on March 30th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

Here’s an alarming fact: An average American consumes at least 12 teaspoons of sugar every day – that’s equivalent to two tons in their entire lifetime! Sugar is indeed one of the most pervasive ingredients in food items today. Even infant formulas contain sugar. Sugar not only tastes good, but it also creates a feeling […]

 
 

Why You Should Avoid Eating Pork

Posted on March 23rd, 2012 by author  |  5 Comments »

The Holy Bible advises against eating pork because it is an “unclean animal.” Leviticus 11:7 says:  “And the pig, because it parts the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud, is unclean to you.” Many religious people follow this guideline, but Dr. Joseph Mercola says that regardless of your faith, you must […]

 
 

Diet Soda: Avoid This If You Don’t Want to Suffer a Stroke

Posted on March 19th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Do you prefer diet soda to regular soda because it is said to be “healthier?” Diet soda, which is free of sugar and calories and uses artificial sweeteners, is touted to be a “more nutritious” beverage. But here’s the horrific truth: Diet soda may increase your risk of cardiovascular conditions including heart attack, stroke, and […]

 
 

Relieve Chronic Pain with Exercise and Chiropractic Care

Posted on March 9th, 2012 by author  |  4 Comments »

At least 76.5 million Americans today suffer from chronic pain. Pharmaceutical drugs like acetaminophen (Tylenol), non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and opioids (Vicodin and OxyContin) are the conventional remedy for chronic pain, but the problem is that these drugs may increase your risk of various health problems, such as heart attack, stroke, liver failure, and drug […]

 
 

The Benefits of Brown Fat for Weight Management

Posted on March 5th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Did you know that there is a type of fat that helps you burn energy and lose weight? It’s called brown fat, a heat-generating fat that burns energy instead of storing it. According to recent research, brown fat may have an important role in proper weight management. Based on animal studies, researchers concluded that 50 […]