“Over-expressed fat-producing genes and increased glucose transport into cells,” is the conclusion of a study looking at artificial sweeteners. Metabolic dysfunction and excessive fat accumulation and inflammation is something many if not most people would prefer to avoid. Researchers looked at the effect of artificial sweeteners (mainly Sucralose and a trace of aspartame, and/or acesulfame… [Continue Reading]
Eating Gluten-Free & the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method In the last several years, there has been a growing awareness in the medical community of gluten-related disorders. New research shows that the ingestion of foods containing gluten can detrimentally affect a larger segment of the population than previously believed. Gluten is a protein found in… [Continue Reading]
According to the World Health Organization, MEN and WOMEN who live at a healthy weight reduce their chance of suffering from long-term debilitating diseases, to include: Coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, Cancers (endometrial, breast, colon), Hypertension (high blood pressure), Stroke, Liver and gallbladder disease, Osteoarthritis (degeneration of joint cartilage and bone), Sleep apnea, and… [Continue Reading]
This is a top view of a spinal disc (this particular one is a low back disc). Discs are composed of outer annular rings surrounding a jelly like center (nucleus pulposis). Discs attach the vertebrae together and at the same time allow for motion and shock absorption. Spinal discs rely on the fact that we are… [Continue Reading]
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