Thanks to ongoing research into the origins of health and disease, we now know more than ever before about diet and pregnancy. And the science is clear: a mother’s dietary choices during pregnancy—and even before conception and after birth—not only affect her baby’s health, but they also help determine her growing child’s susceptibility to disease later in life. Here’s the latest research into the connections between maternal diet and fetal health, plus a list of the nutrients I believe most deserve your focus during this critical time.
The prevalence of Parkinson’s disease is rising, but it may be possible to prevent the condition from developing. Learn more about the risk factors for Parkinson’s and find out what dietary and lifestyle interventions may help you prevent the disease.
Fats get a bad rap in our heart-healthy and fat-obsessed diet culture. Yet fats play important roles in supporting immune function, regulating body temperature, and maintaining healthy skin and hair. Here’s everything you need to know about healthy fats, including how they function within our bodies, the different types, and the best sources.
Are you changing your habits? Maybe your goal is to eat healthier and lose a few pounds or get more sleep. Whatever your objective, you’re more likely to achieve your goal if it’s small and attainable. Find out how to “shrink the change” and set yourself up for success.
Technology addiction is a very real problem. Not only are innovations such as smartphones, social media, and the internet addictive by their very nature, but they’re also specifically engineered to take advantage of human vulnerabilities and our hardwired basic needs. In this article, you’ll learn the symptoms of technology addiction, the science behind it, and seven steps to reduce your use.
Low testosterone in men is widely studied and discussed. However, doctors often overlook the importance of balanced estrogen in men, even though estrogens are active in almost all body tissue. Check out this article to learn about how estrogen relates to men’s health, why estrogen might go out of balance, and what to do if your levels aren’t in line.