Hippocrates is attributed with the concept of food as medicine. "Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food." But in today's society, can food be medicine? Many traditional medical physicians are quick to judge other clinicians who claim that food can “improve the symptoms of mental health disorders," or when clinicians
Calorie-counting is a popular dietary approach, but it's sometimes flawed in its philosophy. It’s easier to track not eating sugar/carbs and not eating artificial sugars than actually counting the calories and grams. Tracking and reliving the calories of carbohydrates you didn’t eat only stimulates ghrelin, the hunger hormone, and focusing on feeling deprived of something only
Many people think that focusing on protein, including protein bars, is effective in losing and managing weight. However, simply increasing the consumption of protein without reducing carbohydrates, eliminating vegetable oils and artificial flavoring will not satiate you, and will likely increase your weight and metainflammation. Food manufacturers are experts in engineering food to be tasty
When it comes to a healthy diet, not all oils are created equally. The American Heart Association’s continued endorsement of vegetable oils as “heart healthy” is a manipulation of science and a violation of patient trust, all to increase the profitability of a private industry. Many people consider the American Heart Association a nonprofit public interest
The ultimate way to good health is through changing your eating habits. You can change your eating habits with some conscious decisions, and your body will follow. Start with a clean slate. The easiest way to change is to change your environment first, and your human body will find its way through the new maze.
Many people can become overwhelmed or nervous at the concept of time-restricted feeding, but by following these four steps, you can have success at following this recommendation and reducing weight. Step 1 Before you start a time-restricted feeding schedule, you should talk to your doctor or health care provider. Get medical advice from a
Some people ask the questions: What happens if I stop eating carbohydrates and sugars? What is the minimum daily carbohydrate intake requirement for health? These answers might not be what you think, and your body can be healthy without these. The lower limit of carbohydrate consumption is likely zero, and there are no essential carbohydrates
Why do we care so much about food and diet and its impact on your health? We own and operate chronic care health-related companies, but also own and operate restaurants. We have been fascinated with the intersection of health, dietary intake and lifestyle. We view nutrition as a program, or a sub routine, that informs and