The Importance of Optimal Blood Sugar Management

blood sugar levels 101

Keeping an eye on your blood sugar levels and making sure they’re within target range is crucial for helping prevent and delay the on-set of serious, long-term health conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, heart disease and many more. There are many natural ways to keep your blood sugar levels within ideal range or to lower your blood sugar levels if they’re too high.

Infertility 101: Understanding the Causes and Available Treatments

infertility 101

Infertility cases are rising, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 11% of women and 9% of men in the childbearing age range have infertility. This accounts for 60 to 80 million couples worldwide. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to start improving your reproductive health and increasing your fertility.

Uncovering the Hidden Threat: The Dangers of Endocrine Disruptors

endocrine disruptors 101

There has been clear evidence showing that endocrines disrupt the body’s hormones, causing harm to one’s health in a variety of ways. They’ve been linked to causing reproductive disorders in both men and women, diabetes, obesity, neurological problems, thyroid disorders, immune disorders, Parkinson’s disease and even hormone-related cancers. The good news? Avoiding them is possible.

Vegetarianism and Veganism: How They Can Improve Your Health

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Vegan and vegetarian diets are very similar but there is a major difference between the two that can make all the difference when deciding which one is best for you. Fortunately, both diets have shown to have an abundance of benefits, such as increased weight loss, a reduced risk of several diseases, including cancer, and better management of current health conditions.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Understanding the Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

PCOS 101

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health condition caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. It affects 1 in 10 women in childbearing age and is a common, treatable cause of infertility. PCOS can also lead to many other additional symptoms and although it is incurable, there are several natural remedies proven to have promising results for treating PCOS symptoms.

Breaking Down Fibroids: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

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Fibroids are an extremely common form of growth that affects up to 80% of women by the age of 50, according to studies. They’re typically harmless and do not produce any noticeable symptoms but they can become large and cause serious pain and discomfort. The good news? There is an abundance of natural, effective remedies that can help prevent and shrink fibroids so they don’t become a problem for you.

Understanding Psoriasis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

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Affecting more than 3% of American adults (7.5 million), psoriasis is a skin disease that causes itchy, scalp patches on the skin on the elbows, knees, back, pelvis, chest, abdomen, pelvis and scalp. It is a chronic condition that has no cure but there are a variety of effective treatments that can help reduce your symptoms and provide you with relief that makes you feel happy to be in your own skin again.

Understanding Eczema: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

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Eczema is a common skin condition that affects more than 31 million Americans. It causes red, dry, itchy and irritated skin and can also lead to more serious symptoms, such as hay fever, asthma, skin infection, sleep problems and mental health concerns. The good news? There are a variety of natural treatments that can help prevent and treat eczema at the source for long-term relief.

Anti-Nutrients 101: What They Are and How to Minimize Their Impact

anti-nutrients 101

Antinutrients are found in a vast array of foods and beverages – from your fresh vegetables to your beloved cup of red wine, and they can reduce your body’s ability to absorb essential nutrients. The good news? Not all antinutrients are bad and there are some simple tips you can do to reduce the content of the ones that are.

Time-Restricted Eating (TRE) 101: Everything You Need To Know

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Intermittent fasting is one of the most popular eating styles around and time-restricted eating is just one form that has shown to be more effective for losing weight and body fat than diet plans that involve eating over a window of 12 or more hours. With this eating plan, it requires nothing more than simply getting all of your meals in during a specific timeframe each day.