Did you know that almost every single synthetic medicine is inspired by a plant? And that the reason we don't utilize the intelligence that already exists in nature is a matter of profit: we cannot patent plants and this means the profit margin is lower if we choose to turn towards natural medicine - medicine that our body can actually understand and recognize at a cell-level. This in stark contrast to all the nasty side-effectx of synthetic medication. The science of how different plants work against different diseases has been shown time and time again to be next-to-none in the laboratory. Plants outperform any man-made drug. So why are we trying to reinvent what already exists and is perfect? Last week I was featured in VoyageLA on my thoughts on food, nutrition and why we get sick.
Here are the top 5 herbs I typically include in most programs geared to optimize fatburn, eliminate cravings and normalize insulin sensitivity aka enter the fatburn zone incl. reverse diabetes 2. So what are the top 5 herbs for fatburn?
Men do not thrive on the same diet strategies as women. Simply because male gender needs a testosterone based strategy, while the female gender wants to balance estrogen levels to keep their feminine energy in check and their skin smooth to the touch.
If you are suffering from gut issues and have gone gluten and dairy free in addition to cutting out foods that biochemically mimic gluten, such as corn and supplements containing gluten, but still see little progress, you may want to consider your coffee.
Did you know that Red Palm oil was prized by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt as a sacred food? In fact, it has been used as an all-round medical food for centuries. Today, scientists are recognizing the value of red palm oil in the treatment and prevention of many diseases. Both animal and human studies show that adding palm oil into the diet can remove plaque build up in arteries and therefore, reverse the process of atherosclerosis, protect against strokes and heart attacks.
People with brain tumors should be selective about antidepressants.There is a chemical made in the brain called glial cell-line derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF). GDNF is mainly responsible for repair of neurons after injury. However, the problem is that it also helps brain tumor cells survive. It also helps tumor cells migrate and invade surrounding brain tissue.
We are what we absorb and digest, not just what we eat. Here are 4 easy steps to better digestion.
Green smoothies are great for using up those spare parts of vegetables that you just don’t know what to do with. Blending them makes their rough texture smooth as silk and adding some fruit and some fat like coconut cream or almond butter masks any bitter flavor. And did you know bitter greens help to produce bile flow aka digestive and liver health?