Sleeping and Your Immune System

Sleeping and Your Immune System

Back in the days when my kids were very young, one of them would occasionally come down with a cold or the flu. With three kids, it seemed like at least one of them would be sick fairly often. And when two or more kids were sick, there wasn’t a lot of sleeping for me....
Does Your Gallbladder Need This?

Does Your Gallbladder Need This?

Have you ever heard of a gallbladder flush or gallbladder/liver cleanse? Many alternative health care practitioners may suggest these, especially if you happen to have digestive disorders, a history of gallstones, gallbladder sludge or fit the criteria of being high...
The REAL Reason for Weight Gain

The REAL Reason for Weight Gain

Forget what has been drilled into our heads about calories and fat. Forget the grain and carb-heavy food pyramid. Forget low fat diets! It is carbohydrates and the resulting insulin surges that contribute the most to weight gain. Let me explain: Carbohydrates – it...
Ten Avoidable Reasons We Gain Weight

Ten Avoidable Reasons We Gain Weight

People gain weight and get fat when they consistently eat more calories than their bodies require to meet daily demands. When excess calories get stored as fat, it is the body’s way an adaptive evolutionary response inherited earlier days when food was less plentiful...