Real vs. fake detox

This post was originally published on this siteFor every good phenomenon, there’s commercial exploitation and co-optation. So it’s been with the low-carb diet, the Paleo diet, and lately, the Keto diet—so much so that the unwholesome and inauthentic products that are promoted betray the original intent of…read more

Leyla Weighs In: Insulin vs. Glucagon: Manipulate your metabolism

This post was originally published on this siteLast week I talked about the various hormones involved in metabolism and weight loss. Let’s take a deep dive into two of those important hormones: Insulin and glucagon.  You can actually manipulate your metabolism by changing what you eat. Insulin…read more

Chill out–it may be healthy for you!

This post was originally published on this siteTemperatures plummeted across much of the U.S. this week, leaving many of us shivering. I got out my long underwear that had been lying fallow for several recent mild Northeast winters. To make matters worse, weather forecasters terrorized us with…read more

Ask Leyla: What is the relationship between hormones and weight loss?

This post was originally published on this siteQ: One of the weight loss systems advertised on radio claims that you have to balance hormones in order to lose weight. What exactly does this mean? Which hormones are involved the most in weight loss (or gain), and how can…read more

The So-Called “Healthy” Foods That Disrupt Blood Sugar + Slow Metabolism

This post was originally published on this siteThe foods that are contributing to blood sugar problems. The post The So-Called “Healthy” Foods That Disrupt Blood Sugar + Slow Metabolism appeared first on Dr. Will Cole.

OMAD: The Latest Intermittent Fasting Trend For Calmed Inflammation + Increased Longevity

This post was originally published on this siteHow one meal a day can improve your health. The post OMAD: The Latest Intermittent Fasting Trend For Calmed Inflammation + Increased Longevity appeared first on Dr. Will Cole.

Does this statin make me look fat?

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s been conclusively demonstrated that people who take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs—especially women—are more prone to Type 2 diabetes, the kind associated with being overweight. So much so that the FDA issued a black box warning saying that statin drugs could…read more

How to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease with Diet and Lifestyle

This post was originally published on this site Unfortunately, the conventional treatments available for Parkinson’s disease are limited to surgical interventions and medications that come with numerous side effects. But a growing body of research indicates that there are many modifiable risk factors associated with the condition, providing us with clues as to what measures … Read moreHow to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease with Diet and Lifestyle

Censorship threatens your access to news about natural alternatives

This post was originally published on this siteIt seemed like a wonderful dream come true: An unlimited torrent of information at your disposal, just a click away. As my 90-year-old aunt excitedly described it: “The Internet is like having a genius in your living room!” But the…read more

Leyla Weighs In: Happy New Year! A great time to establish healthy new habits

This post was originally published on this siteExperts say we don’t actually break a habit. We simply replace it with a new one, a new behavior. How we eat is actually a behavior. For example, if you’re always the first one to finish your meal at the…read more

Changing Habits? You Need to Shrink the Change

This post was originally published on this site Whatever your objective, kudos for planning to improve your health and well-being. But do you know how to set yourself up for success? When it comes to making changes, should you think big or start small? The answer may surprise you in our aim-high culture, yet decades … Read moreChanging Habits? You Need to Shrink the Change

Are You Undereating? Here Are 6 Common Signs and Symptoms

This post was originally published on this site If this frustrating scenario sounds familiar, you’re not alone. I regularly see these symptoms in my patients—ironically, among those who are most committed to living a healthy lifestyle. The likely culprit surprises them, and it may surprise you too: undereating. We all know the hazards of overeating. … Read moreAre You Undereating? Here Are 6 Common Signs and Symptoms

Can Chronic Stress Cause Hypothyroid Symptoms?

This post was originally published on this site Are you one of the 20 million Americans who has thyroid disease? (1) Have you taken proactive steps to improve your thyroid health, such as cleaning up your diet and supplementing with thyroid-supportive nutrients, but with little to no improvement? If this sounds like you, you may … Read moreCan Chronic Stress Cause Hypothyroid Symptoms?