Protein powders are all the rage for many gym-goers, but is there a better, more healthful way to build muscle mass? In this article, learn what actually makes muscles grow, why timing is everything, how isolated protein found in powders may do more harm than good, and how you can plate your protein and max your muscle with whole, nutrient-rich foods!
The standard American diet (SAD) is having dire consequences on our current and future generations. Today’s food environment is adversely affecting children’s health and setting them up for health concerns, chronic diseases, and shorter lives. In this article, learn about the detrimental effects of poor nutrition, read the alarming statistics, and find out what you can do to help reverse these trends and give today’s children the gift of health.
A new study has found that most vegans have undesirable blood levels of DHA and EPA, which is concerning because of their importance for brain health during aging. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.
Eggs, a concentrated source of cholesterol, have been linked to a variety of diseases including, heart disease, diabetes, and different types of cancer. In this article, learn what diseases and types of cancer eggs are most strongly associated with and why you should avoid or limit eating eggs for better health
Seasonal allergies affect the health and quality of life of millions of Americans. In this article, learn the factors that are positively and negatively associated with seasonal allergies and how a healthful diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, can positively affect your body’s allergic reaction to seasonal allergens
Research supports the role of our intestinal microflora in disease protection and prevention. Probiotics help to restore the natural balance of good bacteria in the intestinal tract. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.
Those who eat more whole grains have a lower risk of colon cancer, and there are ways to eat your whole grains that are healthier than others. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.
Bone health is directly linked to nutrition. Certain foods promote breakdown of bone and osteoporosis. Other foods, such as fruit and vegetables, supply your body with the nutrients necessary to build and maintain healthy, strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounted for 32.3% of deaths in the United States in 2010, but you can protect yourself. A significant number of research studies have documented that heart disease is easily and almost completely preventable (and reversible) through a diet rich in plant produce and lower in processed foods and animal products. Read more at DrFuhrman.com
In recent years, we have learned that getting adequate vitamin D is crucial to many aspects of our health, and that for many people reasonable sun exposure is not enough. There are two forms of supplemental vitamin D, D2 and D3. In the past, D2 was the only vegan form of the vitamin available, but vegan D3 is now on the market. Which one should you take? Find out in this article.
Articles have circulated the internet claiming that eating cruciferous vegetables suppresses thyroid function. Is there any truth to these rumors? Read more at DrFuhrman.com
As the holiday season comes to a close, I hope you and your loved ones have enjoyed many happy and healthy celebrations and made some wonderful memories.
Right now, wherever you are in your journey toward superior nutrition, you should appreciate your accomplishments, and now take it even further. Building a healthy diet is like building muscles or learning a new skill – if you make the commitment and practice every day, you will get stronger, you will see results, and it will become easier and more enjoyable.