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The 8 Safest Natural Sweeteners

The 8 Safest Natural Sweeteners Sweet foods were a rare delicacy for our ancient ancestors.  Today, we have an unlimited supply of sugary foods and beverages at our disposal.  Natural sweeteners can be used effectively in moderation to provide the sweetness that most people crave.  Here are the best natural sweeteners ranked in order based […]

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5 Keys to Balance Fat Burning Hormones

5 Keys to Balance Fat Burning Hormones Hormones play a critical role in the body’s biochemical processes dictating gender and affect human desires to socialize and maintain healthy relationships. They influence all aspects of health including aging, sexual development, immune response, growth, sleep, mood and even how our body responds to stress. Given their complexity, it is […]

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5 Benefits of a Healing Diet

5 Benefits of a Healing Diet: One of the major lifestyle influences that we control to impact our risk of developing chronic disease is the food we consume. Countries with poor dietary habits have higher morbidity and mortality rates. These deaths are linked to the higher prevalence of stroke, diabetes, specific cancer types, heart disease, […]

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Does Green Coffee Bean Extract Help You Lose Weight?

Green Coffee Bean Extract and Weight Loss Many people in society are frequently teeter tottering on the belief that coffee is either good or bad for health. Pure green-coffee extract has been marketed and has become one of the top selling weight loss products in recent years and with good reason. The health benefits of green […]

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The 5 Most Powerful Energy Drinks

The 5 Most Powerful Energy Drinks: Functional beverages are one of the hottest markets in the food and beverage industry.  These drinks offer their customers unique benefits that often appeal to the health conscious.  Some of these drinks are vastly overhyped and should be avoided.  Other functional beverages are a fantastic support to one’s health […]

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5 Ways to Measure Your Ketones

5 Ways to Measure Your Ketones A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high fat based nutrition plan.  A ketogenic diet trains the individual’s metabolism to run off of fatty acids or ketone bodies.  This is called fat adapted, when the body has adapted to run off of fatty acids/ketones at […]

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12 Great Herbs and Supplements to Improve Ketosis

Herbs and Supplements to Improve Ketosis A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high fat based nutrition plan.  A ketogenic diet trains the individual’s metabolism to run off of fatty acids or ketone bodies.  This is called fat adapted, when the body has adapted to run off of fatty acids/ketones at […]

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The Health Benefits of Lactobacillus Plantarum

The Health Benefits of L Plantarum Good bacteria are absolutely critical to human life and health. Many of these bacteria live directly in the mucosal membranes within the respiratory, digestive and genital regions.  These symbiotic bacteria have a few key functions; to help metabolize food particles and aid in the digestive processes, to eliminate certain waste […]

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10 Great Ways to Use Coconut Oil

10 Great Ways to Use Coconut Oil Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered “superfoods.” Mothers’ milk is considered the most perfect food on the planet for human consumption due to its ideal nutritional content and immune boosting compounds. The closest match in […]

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The 6 Best Strategies to Improve Your Digestion

6 Best Strategies to Improve Your Digestion Digestive problems are a modern day epidemic in Westernized cultures.  Major disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diarrhea and constipation are all too frequent.  The modern day diet and lifestyle is loaded with toxins and deficient in high quality live foods full of enzymes […]

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What is the Best Type of Cinnamon to Use?

What is The Best Type of Cinnamon to Use? Cinnamon is one of the most anti-oxidant rich herbs on the planet.  It has been revered by nearly every culture for centuries for its sweet taste and pleasant aroma.  Cinnamon has been shown to have remarkable medicinal qualities that enhance blood sugar signaling, reduce inflammation, stimulate […]

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The Destructive Impact of Sugar on the Body

The Destructive Impact of Sugar The largest source of calories for individuals living in industrialized nations comes from sugar.  Sugar increases insulin levels which promote fat accumulation and inflammation throughout the body (1). Sugar consumption and elevated insulin accelerate the aging process and create an environment conducive to degenerative disease (2).  This article dives into […]

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