OVERVIEW Diabetes comes in two forms, Type 1 and Type 2, and while the health implications of having either type are the same, they are quite different health conditions. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, whereby the immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Insulin is the hormone needed to
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OVERVIEW Being pregnant is one of the most joyous and rewarding times in your life. However, diet and lifestyle play a huge role in your baby’s growth and development while in the womb. A healthy diet for pregnant women includes a balance of whole foods high in essential nutrients, getting regular exercise, abstaining
OVERVIEW Let's start by dispelling a common myth about aging - Very few people actually die of old age; rather they die of diseases associated with old age, such as Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal disorders and various cancers. This need not be the case. Neither do we have to accept
OVERVIEW UTI’s (urinary tract infections) also referred to as cystitis, result from a bacterial infection that causes inflammation in the bladder or urethra, causing symptoms such as frequent urges to urinate with pain on urination, and dark and unusual smelling pee. If left untreated it can lead to kidney infections at which point
OVERVIEW Loss of libido (sex drive) is a common problem that affects up to one in five men and in even more women during some stage in their life. It is often linked to relationship issues, professional or personal stress, hormone imbalances, or life-changing events such as pregnancy and childbirth. It can also
OVERVIEW Osteoporosis is a progressive condition that diminishes the mineral content of bones and weakens their structure, thus making them porous and highly susceptible to fracture. It's known to affect 1 in 3 women in developed countries. Declining estrogen levels after menopause are directly related to an increase in osteoporosis in older women
OVERVIEW While not everyone brushes or flosses as much as they should, it’s widely known that these are an essential part of dental health. What’s not so widely known is the impact our diet has on our dental health. In 1939, Dr. Weston Price published a book called Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, in
OVERVIEW Constipation affects many people and may be indicative of an underlying health condition, induced by IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or simply a result of poor nutrition choices. Ideally you should have two to three bowel movements a day, or at the very least one regular bowel movement. Most doctors agree that a
OVERVIEW Unexplained infertility is fast becoming one of the most frequent diagnoses for couples failing to conceive. Experts now believe that nutrition and lifestyle are two of the most important factors for successful conception but many women are unaware of what constitutes an ideal diet to get pregnant. Research at Harvard University found
OVERVIEW Atopic eczema is a common type of chronic dermatitis. It’s not contagious and is characterized by inflamed, itchy, red, dry, scaly or cracked areas of skin, which in severe cases, may blister or ooze. It’s usually found on the face, scalp, hands, wrists and in the folds at the back of the