Vitamin D May Prevent Diabetes

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Do you take vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are the most common cause of illness and death in Western countries.

Both disorders are rooted in chronic inflammation, Continue reading

 

Jonathan Galland’s Blog on MindBodyGreen — 5 New Reasons To Drink Tea

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As we embrace the spring after a seemingly never-ending freezing winter, here is a refreshing look at the tradition and science of tea.

Jonathan Galland, CEO of PillAdvised, has just published a blog on MindBodyGreen on 5 New Reasons To Drink Tea + How to Brew Your Spring Detox Cup.

In this blog he talks about tea health benefits and the ancient wisdom of tea from traditional Chinese Medicine.  Learn how modern science is uncovering

how tea can help with fat-burning, anti-aging, mood-boosting, immunity, and bone health.

In China, where they have a tea history of over one thousand years, people enjoy endless cups of steaming hot tea at home and bring a thermos of hot tea with them wherever they go.

 Read the full blog at MindBodyGreen.

 

 

 

Grow New Brain Cells Through Exercise

Is it true that we were given a certain number of brain cells and that was it for life?  Don’t humans grow new brain cells?

In this video, Dr. David Perlmutter explores the exciting ability that we possess to grow brain cells, a process called neurogenesis. Not just that, we also retain this ability throughout our entire lifetimes.

So what can we do to increase neurogenesis?  Watch this …

About David Perlmutter, M.D., FACN

Dr. David Perlmutter is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. A board-certified neurologist, Dr. Perlmutter is the author of the #1 New York Times Bestselling book Grain Brain and the author of Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment and The Better Brain Book .   His new book Brain Maker is due out in April.  Take a look here and pre-order today!

Dr. Perlmutter has appeared on 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends , the Today show, The Oprah Show, and The Early Show on CBS. He serves as medical director of the Perlmutter Health Center in Florida and is an adjunct instructor at the Institute for Functional Medicine.

 

Obesity Key in Sparking Autoimmune Diseases

chid-obesity_副本Obesity has been linked to many chronic diseases. But this is not all.

A study reveals that obesity is also a primary environmental factor sparking disorders like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis.

Autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis, in which the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory
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Why Former U.S. President Bill Clinton Changes to Vegan Diet

Many people have chosen to have a life style change after the strike of some major disease.

Such move taken by celebrities usually draws great attention from the health conscious public. After all, it’s never too late to make the change!

Here, we want to share with you a CNN interview with former U.S. president Bill Clinton on what makes him change to vegan diet and how this works for his general well-being.

Watch the video here. Continue reading

 

Lyme Disease Treatment Costs up to $1.3 bln A Year

Lyme_副本Lyme disease, transmitted by a bite from a tick infected by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, had long been considered easy to treat, usually requiring a single doctor’s visit and a few weeks of antibiotics for most people.

But new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health revealed Continue reading