Which came first: the chicken or the egg? For a long time, research identified chronic inflammation as a symptom of many diseases, but only in the past decade or two has it been linked to the cause of many illnesses. The body’s natural inflammatory process is beneficial because it promotes healing in the case of tissue injury and infections—but when there’s a chronic unresolved issue, it turns destructive.
Chronic inflammation can occur for a number of reasons, including autoimmune conditions, obesity, and unresolved infections. Here’s a closer look at three conditions associated with chronic inflammation, followed by three powerful anti-inflammatory nutrients.
Cardiovascular disease—a generalized term that encompasses many diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels— is the number one cause of death in the United States, with stroke and heart attacks being two of the most common consequences of long-term cardiovascular disease. The underlying cause of cardiovascular disease can be high blood pressure, an unhealthy cholesterol profile, a high-sugar diet, obesity, chronic stress, smoking—and inflammation.
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women's health AT EVERY AGE
A woman’s health needs change dramatically over the years. Use this guide to find hormone-balancing tips and remedies based on your age.
TRANSFORMED FROM HOME
After accepting Better Nutrition’s Transform from Home challenge, coworkers Abby Maher and Lisa Stockton saw dramatic improvements in their health and vitality. Here, they share their stories of amazing transformations with the help of leptin pioneer Kat James.
The Healthy Way to Go Vegan
Whether you already follow a plant-based diet or want to give it a try, here’s how to make this style of eating work for you.
Mother's Day LUNCH MENU
Mother’s Day is the ideal time to honor the women in our lives and show our appreciation for all they’ve done for us. And what better way to let them know they’re special than with an elegant full-course meal? From appetizer to dessert, these decadent off erings hit all the right notes with wholesome, real-food ingredients that will please the palate and support good health.
More Than Meets the Eye
Protect the skin around your eyes from blue light damage and signs of aging with nourishing natural eye creams.
If your only experience with jujubes involves the candy that got stuck to your shoe at the movie theater, Alisha Taffwould like to introduce you to the “real” version of this timeless treat—a nutrient-packed fruit with deep roots in ancient Chinese medicine.
Instant Pot Lamb Stew
Celebrate spring with this quick-and-easy seasonal favorite.
A simple plan for clearing the junk out of your body and hitting the reset button on your health.
It’s flower season! We’re celebrating with six beautiful blooms that heal.
15 Snacks to Stabilize Your Blood Sugar
Eat small, quick, balanced food combinations to prevent low energy, mood swings, and crankiness in between meals.
01 Ping An Good Doctor
4 EXPERT TIPS FOR Men to Age Gracefully
We all want to believe that we get better with age, but growing older can often make a man feel more like a broken-down beater than a classic car. Luckily, it is possible to handle the process with strength and integrity. Try a modern approach to aging gracefully with these four steps,” says Dr. Spar.
10 Science-Backed Steps to Eat Less and Weigh Less with “Whole Person”
Could nourishing ourselves multi-dimensionally — physically, emotionally, spiritually and socially — give us the scientifically sound nourishment we need to lose weight and keep it off?
MIRACLE INJECTION MELTS OFF FAT WITHOUT DIETING!
Docs claim it’s easier & safer than surgery
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.
Lakeland Regional Health Unveils New Weight Loss Institute
A DIABETES CALLED LADA
HER JOURNEY IN DISCOVERING A DISEASE HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT
Your Anti-COVID-19 Menu – WHAT TO EAT NOW!
Every day, as we learn more and more about what makes the COVID-19 virus tick, we also learn more about what we can do to minimize our exposure and stay safe. Though we haven’t fully cracked the code and the end of the pandemic still feels a long way off, we do understand the three most important things we can do right now to protect ourselves: tame the inflammation the virus takes advantage of; get underlying health problems under control; eat to feed the good bacteria in your gut so they can keep your immune system operating at its absolute peak.
PHIL HEATH A MILE HIGH ABOVE THE REST
Numerous factors contribute to fat loss.
Children's Sleep: The Good Night Guide
DR. GARIMA GARG SETH is a pediatrician with a mission to help children learn good sleep habits. Here she explains to us what that means, and how as parents we can provide the best possible environment for children to develop a healthy sleep lifestyle.