Do you need to pay more attention to your gut health? Most of us do, but where to start? First, a quick reminder about exactly what’s going on in your gut!
What’s So Good About Your Gut? (Clue: Everything)
It’s not so long ago that even the medical community tended to think of the gut – your Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract – as being a relatively uncomplicated tube through which food passed.
In fact, the gut is mind-bogglingly complex. It contains all the organs that are part of your digestive system. Gut health’s importance to our general health and well-being cannot be overstated. In this blog, we’re taking a closer look at good gut health, and why we all …
Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share information regarding Healthy Fat. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Many people fear fat thanks to the ‘low-fat’ era of the 80s. Because of this erroneous nutritional dogma, many products and individuals’ diets had close to zero dietary fat. This is catastrophic and has led in part to what we are now seeing regarding the obesity epidemic and other metabolic health conditions.
Between the late ’70s and late ’80s, …
You should really ditch your phone alarm! Buy an alarm clock and it will change your life. We’re not kidding. You’ll reap the rewards from the first morning – you’ll wonder why it took you so long to stop using your phone alarm and start using an alarm clock! Check out the 3 main reasons to go old-skool on your wake-up call now!
1. You switch off your light and have one more peek at your phone… y’know… to check that the alarm is set (again). What happens here is that you get a short blast of the ‘blue light’ that messes with your natural circadian Your body responds and thinks that it’s morning, even though you’re going …
When is drinking water not the best option? Answer: when it comes in a bottle or when it hasn’t been purified.
Got a thirst on? About to reach for the nearest plastic bottle of alkaline water to quench it? STOP!
There are a bunch of reasons to avoid bottled water, and guess what? It’s not even the best way to stay hydrated…even if it is alkaline water.
Bottled Alkaline Water is a Problem
We’ll explain. True, water is the best way to stay hydrated. Water is more hydrating than all other drinks. But not all types of water are equal.
Alkaline water in a bottle is inferior to ionized Tyent alkaline water. There are several reasons for …
Have you applied lipstick, eaten canned food or drunk water or juice from a plastic bottle today? Maybe you’ve spritzed some cleaning products around your home or eaten pizza out of a box? Nope? Okay, how about walked on a carpet? Used a smartphone? Eaten ice cream from a tub? Slapped on sunscreen? Painted a wall?
If you’ve done any of these things, then the likelihood is that you’ve ingested PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), otherwise known as “forever chemicals”.
The Secret Toxins Hiding in Plain Sight
It doesn’t stop there. These highly dangerous chemicals are everywhere in modern life. No kidding. PFAS make things shiny, waterproof, non-stick, stronger, stain resistant and able to withstand corrosion. They …
Most people have heard of a water ionizer. But what exactly is a water ionizer, what does it do; and where does molecular hydrogen come into it?
What does a Water Ionizer Do? Getting Back to Basics!
Let’s get back to basics, because it’s important to understand how water ionizers work, so you can harness their power for yourself.
A water ionizer is a small appliance, usually situated in the kitchen. The unit is plumbed in line with your water supply. There are two main types: above-counter models, that sit on your work surface; and under-counter water ionizer models that are fitted below the counter. They both do the same thing: transform your tap water into clean, filtered, …
After your morning shower, do you practically sprint across the bathroom to grab the moisturizer before your skin starts to get that dry, tight feeling? We hear you!
America Spends How Much Fixing Dry Skin?
Dry skin affects millions of people, and the beauty industry that has built up around alleviating it is worth billions.
But while we spend a hefty amount on taking care of our skin – the average American spends $322.88 on skin care every year — what you’re carefully applying to your dry skin isn’t enough.
The Cheap & Healthy Answer to Dry Skin
The thing is, if you only treat the symptom you can see – your dry skin – you’re not really …
Do you leap out of bed and into the day? Or do you manage to wake up early, but keep hitting the snooze button because you’re just not ready yet?
Want to know how to wake up early AND not feel tired while you do it? Yep, us too. Find out how to be a morning lark with feel-good vibes and boundless energy – every day!
Wake Up Early With Energy Every Morning!
Make these changes and get ready to get MORE out of your mornings!
1. Get a sleep routine that serves you. Got to bed at the same time each evening and rise at the same time every morning – even at weekends. Too many …
Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share Top Alkaline Vegetables for Optimal Health. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Feeling inflamed? That may be due to an acidic body and there is a remedy for that.
Eating alkaline foods is great to help you easily keep your body in an alkaline state. Keeping the body somewhat alkaline vs acidic is a powerful way to optimize health that may lead to more energy, less inflammation, slower aging, immune …
Millions of us start the day with a mug of fresh coffee. How many people do you know who claim that they can’t even hold a conversation – let alone get stuck into the day’s work – before they’ve had their morning coffee fix? Maybe you’re one of them!
However, coffee might feel good at the time, but the truth is that coffee’s effects on your body are pretty ugly. Brace yourself (and break out the herbal tea).
1. Coffee Can Affect Your Sleep
We know, you know that one already. But did you know how the caffeine in coffee actually messes with your sleep pattern? Throwing back an espresso just before a big presentation or assignment …