One of the downsides of using “the Pill” is that many times it’s hard to get back to a normal menstrual cycle once you stop taking it. This is especially frustrating for women who have stopped taking birth control because they want to become pregnant. Read on to learn how to recover from post birth control syndrome using diet and lifestyle changes.
Artificial sweeteners continue to be a controversial public health issue, and the research keeps coming. In fact, a new study on artificial sweeteners and weight loss was just published on Monday, and the FDA approved a new artificial sweetener (advantame) last Wednesday. On one hand, many people are adamantly opposed to the use of artificial sweeteners because of the purported link with increased risk for cancer and other diseases. But on the other hand, artificial… Read More
Here is The Roundup, Edition 31, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past While most of us focus on diet and exercise when attempting to get healthier, lose weight and prevent chronic disease, we may be missing an extremely important piece of the wellness puzzle that might completely derail our efforts: adequate, good quality sleep. In an article by BBC News, one professor at Oxford… Read More
No matter how often I write articles defending the place of red meat in a healthy diet, there are always people who get bent out of shape whenever a new study is published with a different twist on the same old “red meat is killing us” story. Although I can’t say addressing these (often ridiculous) studies is the most exciting undertaking, I wanted to write about this one because it’s a prime example of the… Read More
A reader poses the question: what are your thoughts on fructose? Is it really as bad as Paleo is making it out to be?
Should Low T3 Syndrome be treated with replacement thyroid hormone? Or could that be dangerous?