Are LED Lights Causing Your Disease?

Are LED Lights Causing Your Disease?
Have you noticed how shockingly bright streetlights are these days? Although they’re great for night time visibility, the newer LED streetlights tamper with the body’s internal clock, skewing metabolic function and raising disease risk. The effect of blue-rich white light at night on human health is so significant that the American Medical Association (AMA) issued a policy statement about street lighting. It warns LED street lights are five times

Diabetes Dietary Recommendations by ADA make disease Worse

Diabetes Dietary Recommendations by ADA make disease Worse
If you have diabetes, whether it’s type 1 or type 2, your doctor likely recommended a diet endorsed by the American Diabetes Association. But did you know the diabetic diet recommends foods that could be slowly worsening your diabetes condition? Turns out there is more to a diabetic diet than grams of carbs and sugar, although those are vitally important. For people with type 1 diabetes and for an estimated 20 percent of people with type 2 diabet...

PCOS – What Causes It and How Do You Reverse It?

PCOS – What Causes It and How Do You Reverse It?
PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, is the most common female hormonal imbalance today. PCOS has far reaching consequences, including an increased risk of autism in offspring. The good news it may be reversible through diet and lifestyle changes. PCOS is a condition in which an imbalance in estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone causes cysts to grow on the ovaries. While this can be painful, the consequences of PCOS can be severe, including a 60 per...

Fats Can Kill You or Heal You

Fats Can Kill You or Heal You
For decades, media experts have promoted a diet high in omega 6 fats — found in corn, soybean, canola, and safflower — to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. We now know excess omega 6 fatty acids is connected to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, psychiatric issues, and cancer. Omega 3 fats, however, are linked with lowered inflammation, better brain function, and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Our grandparents ate...

Are you “Hangry”? You May Have Blood Sugar Issues.

Are you “Hangry”? You May Have Blood Sugar Issues.
You’ve probably heard that depression and other mental health issues are based on a lack of brain chemicals such as serotonin and GABA. Conventional treatment is to give medications that trick the brain into thinking it has enough chemicals. But new research shows in many cases mental health issues are related to chronic inflammation, not necessarily a lack of chemicals, and unstable blood sugar is often at the root of inflammation. How does inflammatio