Is Junk Food Inflamming You?

The university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has research that suggest the biggest contributing factor to inflammation, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, etc… is? You guessed it: Junk food. While studying rodents they found that the group that consumed junk food lead to weight gain, high blood pressure, high blood sugar & high […]

Your Immune System: Healthy and Aging

The aging process described by Deshaun Hammer in the 1950’s are manifesting at earlier ages.  Metabolic Syndrome – high blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar, cancer and heart disease have drastically increased in the last 20 years.  Many observational studies support the theory that these ill effects are exerted by free radicals upon the cell […]

Do My Feelings Really Matter?

One of the greatest determinants of health or disease in a person is their attitude about themselves, others and life.  When I say attitude I mean their subconscious beliefs.  These are programmed between 0-7 yrs of age and may not be very accurate, yet become the baseline for evaluating ourselves, others and life without questioning […]

Do I Have Enough Fiber In My Diet?

If there is one thing you want at every meal it is fiber.  Fruit, vegetables, nuts and legumes are all rich in fiber.  What research is telling us is that as we eat processed food and have a diet devoid of fiber, weight gain an illness begin. Studies have also shown that fiber rich foods […]