Do you wonder what meat is healthy to eat? You see conflicting reports, many demonizing red meat. These studies, however, use meat from factory farms and processed meats. Are these meats good or bad for you? Let’s see what Dr. Joseph Mercola has to say. Continue reading
Looking for the best post workout foods to maximize your efforts? What you eat after your workout can influence how exercise affects your health. Low carb is the way to go! Plus, you’ll want to vary the timing and type of carbs in your post-workout meal with the type of workout. Dr. Mercola explains. Continue reading
Could Low Carb be the anti depression diet? While I have not suffered severe depression, my personal experience has been an improvement in mood as I’ve eased into a higher protein and fat, lower carb diet. Depression is a complex condition – diet is proving to be one factor.
A strong link between depression and insulin resistance has been established. Although research is still in its infancy, it’s known that many depressed individuals are carb-addicted. Carbs do raise the level of serotonin, one of the mood-related neurotransitters, but when this quick fix wears off, you’ve merely exacerbated the problem. Continue reading
Have you wondered, is wheat bad for you?
Heard a lot about a gluten-free diet and considered trying it out?
As it turns out, there is a lot bad about wheat, and it’s not just gluten. There are 5 ways wheat lectin is harmful – and surprisingly, lectin is highest in whole wheat, and also high in other grains.
Check out what Dr. Mercola has to say about why to avoid lectin, and you might consider the no-grain diet.
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