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Keto Diet and Cholesterol: Does It Help or Hurt?

Given the fact that the ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carb diet — one which emphasizes foods like coconut oil, butter and meat — this leaves many people wondering: Is the keto diet bad for your heart? Despite what you… Continue Reading →

Benefits of MCT Oil On the Keto Diet

Let’s start with the basics: What is MCT oil? And why is MCT oil good for the keto diet? The “MCT” in MCT oil stands for medium-chain triglycerides, a form of saturated fatty acid that is found in certain foods… Continue Reading →

MIND Diet Plan Benefits: Can It Really Help Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

This post was originally published on this site According to recent research, at least one in three Alzheimer’s disease cases worldwide is preventable. One of the closest things we know of to a natural Alzheimer’s treatment is a healthy, anti-inflammatory diet. That’s because foods… Continue Reading →

How to Balance Omega 3 6 9 Fatty Acids

This post was originally published on this site When it comes to omega fatty acids in our diets, we often hear about the many health benefits of omega-3s. Less attention is given to health perks associated with other important fatty… Continue Reading →

How to Control Prostaglandin Production: Do’s & Don’ts

This post was originally published on this site Almost all organs in the body are capable of making compounds called prostaglandins, which are similar to hormones but also have some key differences. What is the purpose of prostaglandins? One important… Continue Reading →

Paleo vs Keto: Differences & What They Have in Common

Health magazine called 2018 the year of “high-fat fads, meat-only meals, and Bible-inspired eating.” What are were two of the most popular diets that contributed to this reputation? The ketogenic diet and the “Carnivore diet” (aka the Paleo diet). Given the… Continue Reading →

Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms + 3 Steps to Overcome Them

Numerous studies have found that omega-3s from foods and/or supplements can help improve your health. They fight inflammation associated with conditions like arthritis, reduce levels of triglycerides and protect the brain. That, along with many other reasons, is why you want to… Continue Reading →

Renal Diet Foods List and Eating Plan for Kidney Disease

This post was originally published on this site What diet is best for kidney disease? According to the American Society for Nutrition, “The renal diet is commonly recommended for those with late stages of chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney… Continue Reading →

10 Best Keto Supplements and How They Work

This post was originally published on this site Can you take supplements on keto? Definitely, and there’s many reasons why you should. Keto supplements offer benefits like helping you get into ketosis faster, mitigating keto flu side effects, and controlling… Continue Reading →

4 Potential Chemical Peel Benefits + the Various Types to Consider for Skin Health

Thinking of visiting your dermatologist for a chemical peel? Then you’re probably wondering if there’s actually any evidence that a chemical peels is good for your skin, or if peels are really just a waste of money and a bunch… Continue Reading →

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