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11 Tips for a Healthy 2021

Now where do we start? by Dr. Frank Lipman As we learned in 2020, our health needs to be a priority this new year. Here to help you get started in the right direction are 11 actionable tips to tweak your lifestyle. Whether your focus is on improving your diet, better sleep, healing your gut, more fresh air, learning mindfulness, or creating happy relationships – these tips will motivate you to get started now. 11 Tips for a Healthy 2021: 1) Avoid Sugar. Sugar is public health enemy number one, an extraordinarily destructive substance that most of us eat far too much of.  2) See food as much more than just calories, it is information that tells your entire biology what to do and...

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20 Signs of Gluten Intolerance

20 Signs of Gluten IntoleranceBy Simi Gluten is a widespread name for the proteins that can be usually found in wheat products. Barley, rye, oats and other kinds of grains contain gluten too. People who eat gluten-loaded foods can feel a plethora of symptoms. These can be described as allergic reactions. They will feel the intolerance within the digestive tract and that can yield many intestinal inflammations. Small intestines can suffer as well. Problems like an unpleasant feeling in the stomach can easily become long-term damage. Since, for now, you can’t be tested for gluten intolerance, there is not much that you can do. One thing that helps is doing the test to rule out celiac disease.During normal digestion, enzymes...

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Nutritional and dietary influences on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

INTRODUCTION - A Solution with Chill Pill A vast body of literature and research has been focused on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is the most prevalent childhood disorder, estimated to affect 2–18% of children1 depending largely on diagnostic criteria. Core symptoms associated with ADHD are developmentally inappropriate levels of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention. ADHD has a high comorbidity rate with other mental health problems such as anxiety and mood disorders, including depression, suicidal ideation,2,3 and bipolar disorder4; it is often particularly associated with antisocial problems such as conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.3,5,6 When combined with these problems, ADHD can lead to antisocial behavior, substance abuse, and borderline personality disorder in late adolescence and adulthood.7–10 In addition, ADHD is...

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8 Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems throughout your body.Unlike other vitamins, vitamin D functions like a hormone, and every single cell in your body has a receptor for it.Your body makes it from cholesterol when your skin is exposed to sunlight.It’s also found in certain foods such as fatty fish and fortified dairy products, though it’s very difficult to get enough from diet alone.The recommended daily intake (RDI) is usually around 400–800 IU, but many experts say you should get even more than that.Vitamin D deficiency is very common. It’s estimated that about 1 billion people worldwide have low levels of the vitamin in their blood.According to a 2011 study, 41.6% of...

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5 Ways Your Stress Can Worsen Your Diabetes

Stress aggravates diabetes. Stress raises blood sugar levels, activates fat cells, impairs glucose tolerance, increases insulin resistance and impacts blood pressure. It's a Catch-22: Diabetes gets you stressed out and the stress worsens your diabetes. Do you sometimes feel like your entire life is centered on your diabetes? When you’re snacking, you’re thinking about your blood sugar level. When you’re exercising, you’re nervous to work your body too hard. When you’re at work, you make sure you have a snack on you at all time or extra insulin shots. When you’re at home, your spouse and children try to not eat their favorite sweets around you.The stress of constantly thinking about diabetes can take a toll on your body. We...

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