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Healthy Foods, Happy Hormones

Eating Right Puts Our Bodies in Balance by Linda Sechrist Our body’s hormones work like an orchestra; when one instrument is out of tune, the entire production struggles to maintain harmony. Each plays a part in influencing the others and determining how well the whole concert works. Fortunately, our body has masterful conductors, including the endocrine system, which coordinates all ... Read More »

Cellulite Shrinkers

Five Simple Exercises to Smooth Thighs by E.C. LaMeaux Unsightly cellulite, which is comprised of fat deposits just beneath the skin, appears as lumps or dimples, usually near the buttocks and upper thighs, and is most common in women. Building muscle can make cellulite harder to notice and help burn more calories. While cellulite deposits might never go away completely, ... Read More »

Licorice Root Shrinks Waistline Fat

A new study published in the journal Nutrafoods has confirmed that licorice extract helps reduce visceral fat among obese adults. The study tested 60 men and 60 women that were clinically obese with body mass index (BMI) scores of over 30. For three months, they were given either a placebo pill or 300 milligrams per day of licorice root extract. ... Read More »

Coconut Oil Manages Cholesterol, Shrinks Waistlines

Reduced physical activity and increased consumption of carbohydrates and saturated fats fuel increased rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance, plus abnormal lipid content in the blood. Although coconut oil is a saturated fat, its chemical composition appears to prevent it from generating negative effects on lipid profiles, according to a growing body of research. In an earlier study ... Read More »

Six Ways to Lower Cholesterol without Medication

by Kelli Parrish Many patients who have been prescribed, or are currently using, cholesterol-lowering medication may not be aware of the potential hazards and side effects. They may also not have been given the options or education regarding alternative treatments. There are many ways to maintain healthy cholesterol without taking a pill. 1) Get moving: The Department of Health recommends ... Read More »

Green Tea Burns Belly Fat

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Green tea, at one time found mainly in health-food markets and Asian grocery stores, is now widely available and possesses several healthy properties. According to a report by the University of Maryland Medical Center, overweight or obese exercisers burned off three more pounds and 7 percent more belly fat when ... Read More »

Excessive Dietary Fat May Hinder Conception

One reason for a couple’s inability to conceive could be linked to too much fat in the male’s diet. A study by Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital of 99 U.S. men uncovered an association between a high fat intake and lower sperm count and concentration. Results were published in the journal Human Reproduction. Men that consumed the most ... Read More »

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