Posts Tagged "Overweight"

Am I Hypothyroid?

Am I Hypothyroid?

Are You Fatigued? Do You Have Low energy? Your thyroid hormone, T3 (the active thyroid hormone), has many functions. One of these is to increase the number of mitochondria (power plants) in your cells. Your mitochondria are intracellular organelles that…

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism affects many people. It is a condition with many potential symptoms, some more common than others. However, because everyone has different genetic makeup, nutritional inputs, exercise level, toxin exposure, etc., your individual set of symptoms will vary from those…

Health Brief – Promote Healthy Weight with Probiotics

The human gastrointestinal tract requires “good bacteria” to help the body to absorb and utilize nutrients from food properly.  Previous studies demonstrate that the intestinal flora of obese individuals differs from that of people of normal weight. Angelo Tremblay, from…

HealthBrief – Health Benefits of Curcumin

  Turmeric, as the picture shows, has a multitude of health benefits. The active component producing these benefits is curcumin and the supplemental form achieves significantly greater levels in your blood and tissues than can be achieved by eating tumeric…

Ecological Medicine – Les Cole, MD

“If someone blew up a hospital or infected a water supply, we’d view it as an act of health terrorism. But pumping persistent organic pollutants into the atmosphere, clearing forests, over-using resources and contributing to global warming are equally inimical…

Type 2 Diabetes – How Did I Get Here?

Type 2 Diabetes – How Did I Get Here?

If you have Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), you’ve probably seen a doctor and been put on a blood sugar lowering medication (such as metformin) for it. If you asked how you got it, you may not have gotten an answer,…

Pre- and Post-Operative Nutritional IV

Pre- and Post-Operative Nutritional IV

Studies show that most people have some level of nutrient depletions. For example, 1 in 4 Americans are at risk for a malabsorption nutrient deficiency, meaning that the food you eat does not get digested and absorbed normally. Many more…