Lately, it seems that fish oil is synonymous with heart health. Medical professionals are recommending that you take it as a daily supplement to fortify your health and well being, however the vast majority of these practitioners are no better than “snake oil salesmen” as they are unaware of the full metabolic effects of “snake”/fish oil.
Cholesterol is an essential fatty substance that the cells and tissues in your body need in order to produce its protective cell membranes. Cholesterol is also used by your body to make vitamin D, produce sex hormones (like testosterone, progesterone and estrogen), other adrenal hormones (like pregnenolone, DHEA and cortisol), and bile salts.
It is said that back in the day, the pleats in a chef’s hat were said to represent the number of ways that the chef wearing it could cook an egg. 100 pleats is the ultimate goal and badge of honor to denote the expertise and rank of the chef. Eggs are such a healthy and versatile food and my go to meal whenever time is short or haven’t planned a meal to cook ahead of time.
Intermittent fasting has quickly become a health trend with celebrities and “health” professionals touting its health and weight loss benefits. But this eating pattern is not simply skipping a meal. For this method to be the most effective, you must be vigilant in WHEN and most importantly WHAT you eat.
With restaurants closed for dining, many of us are looking for recipes to cook at home. But between video conference calls and remote learning, you’re frantically searching for quick, easy, healthy meals that will appease your whole family. Here are 5 tasty dinner options, full of healthy saturated fat and flavor.
Plant-based eating is officially a mainstream movement. According to a study by Good Food Institute and the Plant-Based Foods Association, one-third of consumers are choosing to reduce their meat consumption. U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods significantly outpaced overall grocery sales in the past year, surging 11% to $4.5 billion in 2019. Marketers have all jumped on board the newest ...
Over the past several years with the popularity of the Paleolithic diet, Ketogenic diet, Atkins diet, Whole 30 diet, and other low carbohydrate, high animal protein diets, there has been much recent buzz about the health properties of eating beef bone marrow. In actuality, the health enhancing effects of bone marrow consumption have been known to many cultures for thousands ...
For many people, the burning sensation in their chest associated with heartburn is described as mild discomfort. However, if you experience heartburn regularly, this malady can have drastic effects: limiting your diet, necessitating the ingestion of daily medications, and even undergoing various medical procedures such as an endoscopy, which requires anesthesia.
A similar iteration of the well-known Atkins Diet and Low Carb Diet, the Ketogenic Diet is an extremely low carb program and its purpose is to force your body to burn fat. If you eat saturated fat frequently, the systems in your body upregulate the process of burning fat, either your own body fat or fat from the food you eat.