Articles tagged with "diet"

  • Reducing Inflammation for Better Health

    David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. The leading causes of death and disability worldwide are chronic degenerative conditions. These familiar diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and type II diabetes are increasing globally, at a dramatic rate, in every region, and in all socioeconomic classes. To be clear, chronic degenerative conditions exceed deaths caused by famine, war, and even infectious diseases. Importantly, this was not always the case. What has changed? Certainly, it hasn’t been our genetics. Our DNA has changed very little in the past hundred thousand years. And yet, we are suddenly experiencing a virtual explosion in the prevalence of these conditions. To understand why do these conditions are now so widespread, we have to ask if there’s any shared mechanism that underlies chronic degenerative diseases as a group. Indeed there is. In a word, it’s Read More

  • The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Prof. Tim Noakes

    David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Prof. Tim Noakes is one of my all-time heroes. As many of you may know, Prof. Noakes, a South African physician, was brought before a professional council for his advocacy of a lower carbohydrate diet. Ultimately he was fully exonerated, defending his position with reference to recommending higher fat consumption while reducing carbohydrates, as documented in the movie The Magic Pill, which focuses not only on the importance of reducing refined carbohydrates for weight loss, but also how diets higher in these carbohydrates are threatening to our health and pave the way for disease. I will say that our interview explore other areas of his career which are certainly quite interesting, including his experiences with a swimmer in both the Arctic and Antarctic. What an enjoyable interview this is. The post The Empowering Read More

  • vitamins are supplements? And so are probiotics.

    Supplements vs Vitamins vs Probiotics

    Is it the same or different? When looking into vitamins and supplements, it’s easy to get confused as to which is which. A vitamin is defined as a natural substance usually found in food that helps your body be healthy. A dietary supplement is defined as a product taken orally that contains one or more ingredients, such as vitamins or amino acids, that are intended to supplement one’s diet and are not considered food. With that in mind, it is important to understand what your body needs to function at optimal efficiency. Which supplements should I take? Multivitamins are supplements that come in many forms, and can be targeted toward different people dealing with different medical issues. Centrum is a line that specializes in multivitamins, including those that target seniors over the age of 60. Prenatal vitamins are supplements that women take when they are expecting a child. These tend to come Read More

  • Is Almond Milk Paleo? (+ The 3 Biggest Health Benefits)

    One of the biggest adjustments in terms of starting the Paleo lifestyle is giving up dairy, and especially milk. The good news is that there are many different non dairy milk options available, the bad news is that they are not all Paleo appropriate. One of these options is almond milk, milk made from pressed…
    Is Almond Milk Paleo? (+ The 3 Biggest Health Benefits)
    Anthea Poppmeier …

  • artificial sweeteners health

    The Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

    Trying to lose weight? You’re most likely searching for the best ways to minimize the calories in your daily diet. One option is to use no-calorie sweeteners to create a calorie deficit. But are artificial sweeteners really a tool for weight loss or do they lead to potential weight gain? Many healthy eaters are concerned about using artificial sweeteners. Artificial Sweeteners There are many options to choose from when it comes to artificial sweeteners. Certain ones offer zero calories while others provide a minimal amount that will likely make no difference to your overall daily calorie intake. These are some of the popular brands: Nutrasweet, Equal or Sugar Twin (Aspartame): 200 times sweeter than sugar Sweet and Low, Sweet Twin, Sweet’N Low, Necta Sweet (Saccharin): 200-700 times sweeter than sugar Truvia, PureVia, Enliten (Stevia variations): 200-400 times sweeter than sugar Splenda (Sucralose): 600 times sweeter than sugar Sweet One, Sunett Read More

  • Ketogenic Diet What You Need to Know

    Ok all – let’s talk Keto. It’s keto month at Champagne Nutrition and if you’re following along on twitter or facebook, I’m posting every few days on keto subjects. I’ve never seen a hotter diet trend and I’ve also never seen so much confusion and misinformation on one subject. This is all about the ketogenic […]

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  • Garcinia Cambogia

    Garcinia Cambogia Garcinia Cambogia Extract is presently in higher demand throughout the western world because researchers and fat burning specialists have declared it to be of terrific worth for people trying to drop weight. Its name Garcinia cambogia is a former scientific label made renowned just recently by the media explosion surrounding its newly found […]