B6 plays a vital role in supporting your blood, brain, immune system and metabolism, among other areas. Signs of B6 deficiency include anemia, confusion, depression, mouth and tongue inflammation and a weakened immune system.
Did you know the foods you eat supply so much more than just fuel for the body? They allow you to maintain your skin, hair, muscle, bone, hormones and enzymes. They also give you more energy and improve athletic performance. This is why it is important to get a proper balance of protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals in your daily routine. (4) Check out the tips listed below for you or your athlete to maintain proper nutrition.
In 2014 it
was estimated that 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a severe
form of dementia, and hundreds of thousands more may suffer from an often
misdiagnosed subtype called “hippocampal sparing” Alzheimer’s,
according to recent findings.1,2
recent data suggests that well over half a million Americans die from
Alzheimer’s disease each year, making it the third leading cause of death in
the US, right behind heart disease and cancer.3,4
Imagine, that you are sitting in a restaurant. At some point during the meal, you notice that your heart is beating faster than normal and that there is a slight pressure in your chest. You feel like you are having difficulty getting a breath in and you also notice that the lights in the restaurant are starting to bother you. You begin to hear every noise around you- a child clinking his silverware against his glass, the waiter writing down an order and conversations becoming increasingly louder. Suddenly, the restaurant feels overwhelming and small. At which point you may feel a tingling sensation down your arms or your stomach cramping. You may be thinking, is this a heart attack? Why can’t I get a deep breath? Why is it so loud in here? What’s happening to me?
There seems to be never enough hours in the day to get things done. Well, this is especially true if you have to take a nap mid-day. Or if you don’t have the privilege to lie down, you may be experiencing symptoms like difficulty concentrating, lack of interest, moodiness, irritability, weight gain, or even depression.
You don’t just wake up one day and become diabetic. In fact, there are virtually no symptoms that you may experience in early stages or in the pre-diabetes stage. But then one day your annual blood tests come back and your doctor tells you that your Glucose was too high and your Hemoglobin A1C was over 6.4%. What does that mean? Where does that come from? Why wasn’t I warned? Now what?
“We have always known that NSAIDs can cause potentially deadly stomach complications, but the extent of the impact on the small intestine was largely unknown until now,” said David Graham, MD, lead study author.
hundreds of detox diets and programs out there that promise the consumer quick
fixes for weight loss, improved energy, better digestion, and other
reasons. For many of these people, they
may have been indulging in an unhealthy lifestyle for too long and want a fast
way to reverse it.
Gluten is a protein which is found in wheat, rye, and barley. Other grains, like oat and spelt, as well as processed foods can contain gluten as well without being labeled as such. The properties of gluten are what hold the bread and cake together. However, these same properties are what interfere with the breakdown and absorption of other nutrients. The undigested gluten can trigger your immune system and affect the intestines, which in turn can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, and other systems that are gastrointestinal related.
Nearly 25 million American adults suffer from pain on a
daily basis and 23 million report experiencing severe pain.1 In
fact, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer
combined and is cited as the most common reason Americans access health