What is Insulin Resistance?

What is insulin resistance? Does it mean you're going to get type 2 diabetes? If your doctor has told you you have this condition, you're probably asking yourself these questions, or looking...

8 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

"Even when you're sleeping, your body requires energy for things like breathing and repairing cell damage,"says Donald Hensrud, MD, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. It's no wonder metabolism...

KIDNEY CLEANSER & DETOX

What the kidneys do The kidneys work through more than 150 quarts of blood each day to separate out the body’s waste. Small units inside the kidneys, called nephrons, host a chemical...

7 Signs That You’re Getting Healthier Even if You’re Not Losing Weight

It’s no secret that there are myriad ways to measure your overall health: strength, aerobic fitness, cholesterol levels, mood and, of course, the seductive shrinking of that number on the scale....

5 Flour Alternative to Wheat That WON’T Cause Blood Sugar Spikes or Cancer

If you eat within the Paleo realm, you’re probably already an expert on almond flour and coconut flour, but what about cassava, chestnut and tigernut flour? Although flours shouldn’t be a...

What Happens When You Finally Stop Drinking Diet Soda

You've decided to give up diet soda—good idea! Maybe you weren't hitting your weight loss goals or couldn't stomach that long list of ingredients anymore. Or perhaps you heard one too...

Eating for Health: The Whole Food Plant Based Diet

The state of health of the human race is a cause for great concern. The epidemic of obesity and diabetes is just a part of it. The suffering caused by preventable...

Healthy Vegan Kidney Bean and Walnut Burgers

Together, the kidney beans and walnuts provide plenty of fibre, protein and minerals like iron, calcium and copper, plus heart-healthy fats. To thicken the burger mixture you can use ground flaxseed and...

SPIRULINA PROTEIN ENERGY BOOSTING BITES

Want quick, healthy snacks that are easy to take on-the-go? You can make these adorable little bites of goodness using spirulina. What you need: 1 cup dates ½ cup raisins or dried...

Super Healthy Protein Bars

Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles has the perfect  low glycemic recipe to follow if you've ever been disenchanted by the ingredients of store bought protein bars. Not only do many...

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