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  • A Sugary Drink With A Toxic Secret

    A Sugary Drink With A Toxic Secret

    Depending on your busy schedule, a little bit of extra energy never hurts. But if it added up to costly medical bills later on, would you still savor the taste of a quick, cheap, and highly addictive energy drinks? Considered a healthy drink option for aspiring athletes, runners, and active individuals worldwide, the owners of Gatorade, PepsiCo, ar...

  • GERD And Low Carb Diet

    GERD And Low Carb Diet

    Gastroesopheageal reflux disease (GERD), more commonly known as acid reflux or heartburn, is a digestive system disorder that is being seen in increasing frequency around the world today. This heartburn occurs when acid from the stomach irritates the lining of the lower esophagus. According to an article in Health Day, January 2012, 20% of the popu...

  • Butter Fat Prevents Cancer

    Butter Fat Prevents Cancer

    What do you think of when someone tells you to eat fat? Is it even a healthy strategy for a functioning body? Fats, particularly butyric acid, are recognized for their intricate role in cellular health, antioxidant protection, and metabolic properties. Butyric acid, a little-known short chain fatty or SCFA, not only helps boost your energy levels, ...

  • How To Avoid Hidden Weight Gain Triggers

    How To Avoid Hidden Weight Gain Triggers

    While the general rates for worldwide obesity continue to gain momentum daily, modern research is beginning to unravel the truth behind the growing waistline epidemic. If you have struggled with persistent weight gain, you have probably experienced fad diets, problems with overeating, constant calorie obsessing, metabolic mismanagement, and portion...

  • Dr. Salerno's Response to NY Times Article on Diet

    Dr. Salerno’s Response to NY Times Article on Diet

    This is Dr. Salerno's response to a recent article published in the NY Times by Dr. Ornish. You can read Dr. Ornish's article by clicking here. Dear Dr. Ornish, As the New York City physician who assumed the practice of Dr. Atkins upon his passing, I respectfully submit my own opinion, in reply to your essay, “Eating for Health, Not Weight,...