gluten-free

Why Going Gluten-Free Is a Bad Idea If You Don’t Have Celiac Disease

Gluten is nothing but a protein in grains such as wheat, rye and barley. Gluten causes intestinal problems in people with Celiac disease, which is why it’s a good idea of them to eliminate ot from their diet. So the question remains—should we all eliminate gluten from our diets?  A new study shows it may …

ketogenic muffins

Ketogenic Breakfast Muffins Recipe

You don’t need carb-rich muffins in your life. These Ketogenic Breakfast Muffins are low in carbs, and made of healthy ingredients. ⠀⠀ Ingredients 12 slices bacon 8 large eggs 1 red bell pepper 1/2 large, red onion 1 green bell pepper 1 cup of swiss cheese (grated) 1 tbsp olive oil Method Preheat oven to …

rainbow smoothie bowl

Rainbow Smoothie Bowl Recipe

This nutrient-packed rainbow smoothie is an ideal way to start the day. It’s full of antioxidants to help you feel healthy and rejuvenated throughout the day. Ingredients 1 cup of greek yogurt 1 cup of frozen, mixed berries 1 tbsp maple syrup (or natural sweetner of choice) Toppings 1/2 of an navel orange 1 kiwi, …

beetroot hummus

Beetroot Hummus Recipe

If you’re seeking a dip recipe that’s both healthy and delicious, look no further. This tasty and simple beetroot hummus is vegan and incredibly nutritious. Ingredients 4 medium sized beets 2 tbsp tahini paste 5 tbsp lemon juice 1 small clove garlic, chopped 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp lemon zest Method Bowl beets until soft. …

diet sodas

Drinking Diet Sodas Daily Triples Risk Of Dementia and Stroke

If you drink diet sodas, here’s another reason why you need to stop. A major study suggests drinking diet sodas every day triples the risk of developing dementia. The study also found that consuming artificially sweetened beverages increases the likelihood of suffering a stroke. Researchers at the University of Boston evaluated the dietary habits of …

legumes

High Intake of Legumes Significantly Reduces Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes is a serious health condition that affects around 29 million people in the U.S. and more than 400 million adults worldwide. A new study suggests that a high consumption of legumes can slash the risk of type 2 diabetes by 35 per cent. The study was conducted by researchers from the Unit of Human Nutrition at …

stevia

New Research Shows Stevia May Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Sugar is no good for you, which is why we’re seeing an increasing number of people ditch sugar for healthier alternatives. Among these sweeteners, stevia has become a popular choice, especially for people with type 2 diabetes. Stevia is a natural, no-calorie sweetener that is 200 to 400 times sweeter than refined sugar. Researchers have …

diabetes

New Drug Comes Closer to Eliminating Type 2 Diabetes

Although hereditary, type 2 diabetes is mainly thought to be brought about by a poor diet and being overweight over a long period of time. So far, there’s been no medical treatment for insulin resistance, but a new drug forged by researchers at the University of California cancelled out the condition by effectively “curing” type …

gluten

Not Enough Gluten in the Diet May Increase the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Gluten-free diets have never been more popular, and a low-gluten diet has benefits for people with celiac disease. But new research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle 2017 Scientific Sessions suggests that a low-gluten diet can actually raise the risk of type 2 diabetes. Gluten is a protein found in grains like wheat, barley …

arthritis

Research Shows These Four Exercises Ease Arthritis Symptoms

When dealing with arthritis, exercising can be the last thing on your mind. Joint pain is hard to live with but according to researchers at Harvard Medical School, regular exercise helps maintain joint function, eases stiffness and pain and reduces fatigue. Remember that when your joints are inflamed, you need to take it easy. Get …