I think it’s safe to say that none of us wants to be pushing up daisies anytime soon! Now there are numerous factors that play into our disease and mortality rates and have an impact on how soon you will get a visit from the grim reaper. Although some (such as genetics or congenital diseases) are largely out of our control, there are other factors that you CAN do something about—and likely live much longer...
There’s a loaded question! What do you think is the best medicine of all? Many people would say antibiotics. Well, it’s true that they’ve saved lives, but they have also destroyed our gut microbiomes and spurred the development of “Superbugs” that resist our strongest antibiotics and can pose a threat to your life. Others may say proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). These drugs do what they’re supposed to—shut down your stomach acid so it can’t...
Your body usually gives you obvious signs to tell you what it needs. For example, when your body needs nutrients, you feel hunger. When it needs sleep, you feel tired. When you need to have a BM, well, you get the urge to go. But one area where your body is more vague in communicating its needs is with WATER. Specifically, dehydration. Here’s the scoop on this often overlooked but amazingly common health issue,...
Hopefully, something like, “Um, Sher, what about all the other ingredients? Just flour and sugar will create a mess—not a cake.”
And you’d be right.
Well, the typical advice for osteoporosis is about as lacking…and the result is much more serious than a bad cake.
When someone says “osteoporosis,” most people think, “Eat more dairy products!”
But when kidney stones are brought up, the opposite is true— “You’re eating too much dairy!”
Well, there’s a lot more to it than that.
It helps regulate blood glucose and insulin levels, lowering your risk of Type 2 diabetes. It prevents depression by helping to regulate your hormones. It protects you against cardiovascular disease. It helps prevent cancer. It protects you against autoimmune diseases like MS, lupus and psoriasis. It supports healthy teeth and gums. It boosts your immune function and helps your body fight infections and viruses. It helps with learning, memory and concentration.