Coconut Oil to Reset Your Metabolism

(Excerpt) Simply switching your cooking oil can have a dramatic effect on your weight.  It sounds too good to be true but increasing amounts of research show that cooking with coconut oil can kick start a sluggish thyroid gland.  Here’s why it works: Your thyroid...

Health-e-Tip: Six Nutritional Supplements You Should Consider

In a perfect world, we would easily get all the nutrition we need from basic foods. But since the world is far from perfect, dietary supplementation is often necessary to overcome the nutritional shortfalls we face as a result of nutrient-depleted soils, environmental...

Gluten Sensitivity, Intolerance and Thyroid Issues

(Excerpt) In the past several years, we have seen an outbreak of issues related to gluten.  Many people are asking if this is for real or if it’s just the next health fad.  This article addresses the issue. Gluten Sensitivity and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis...

Desperately Seeking Sally

This Facebook post will encourage you to view the diabetic-alkaline lifestyle as a means by which to improve the health and well-being of your entire family. We have seen remarkable changes in many aspects of our physical well-being over the last several years, not...

Health-e-Tip: What to Look For with Food Allergies

(Excerpt) It isn’t rare to see medical research these days dedicated to food allergies. It is widely reported that food allergies occur in 3 to 4 percent of adults and 6 to 8 percent of children. Food allergies should be taken seriously, often they can cause a...

Protect Your Thyroid

(Excerpt) The thyroid is an endocrine organ and what that means is that it produces hormones. The hormones produced by the thyroid include something called T3 and T4. Many factors affect our thyroid functioning such as foods that block thyroid action or foods that are...

Fact or Myth: Is Soy Bad For You?

(Excerpt) Soy is touted as a “miracle food” and the general public has fallen for the claims completely. But is soy bad for you? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 90% of soy grown in the United States has been genetically altered....

Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

(Excerpt) Brussels sprouts can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will use a steaming method when cooking them. The fiber-related components in Brussels sprouts do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract...

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) May be Dangerous to Your Health

(Excerpt) Polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) is the technical term for a type of fat (fatty acid) with two or more (poly) double bonds (unsaturated). They exist in many different forms, varying in chain length, degree of unsaturation, and rotation around the double...

Helping the Bloated Gut

Helping the Bloated Gut Health-e-Solutions comment: Genetic typing may be helpful in identifying our individual susceptibility to disease development. Short of genetic typing, eliminating triggers in the diet and environment that are associated with an autoimmune...

This Lifestyle has been Answered Prayer

This Lifestyle has been Answered Prayer We love getting notes about other people’s success with the Health-e-Solutions lifestyle. This is a compilation of a couple of notes that came to us from a family in Montana. They purchased one of our recipe e-Books, and just...

Health-e-Tip: How to Check Your Thyroid Function At Home

Health-e-Solutions comment: The prevalence of thyroid disorders in people with type 1 diabetes is higher than that of the general population. This practical, inexpensive test might help give you direction in deciding to pursue further testing and treatment. (Excerpt)...

Health-e-Tip: Choosing the Best Oils for Your Health

(Excerpt) Contrary to popular belief, not all fat is bad for your health. Many fats, in fact, actually promote healthy weight maintenance and a well-functioning cardiovascular and nervous system, among many other benefits. But with so much misinformation out there...

Top Anti-aging Foods

(Excerpt) There are certain antioxidant-packed “power foods” that boost, protect, and prime us for a longer, healthier life, both externally and internally. Here are some of the top foods with powerful anti-aging properties that are built to better our...

11 Ways Gluten and Wheat Can Damage Your Health

(Excerpt) I’ve talked about how grains in general are a poor choice for your health, but gluten containing grains like wheat, barley and rye require special attention because they can be particularly damaging to your health. All grains, including other non-gluten...

Autoimmunity Root Causes, Natural Ways to Prevent & Reverse Them

Autoimmunity Root Causes, Natural Ways to Prevent & Reverse Them (By Dr. Ben Kim ) Health-e-Solutions Comment: Most of the time with type one diabetes we are focused on managing symptoms. That is a great and necessary thing to do, because well-managed blood sugars...

Desk Jockey Hormone Havoc

(Excerpt) While it may seem as though we are constantly bombarded with stress and on the verge of overload, there are physiological mechanisms that allow us as human beings to call on reserves of energy during times of stress or danger. Our world today has far fewer...

Heavenly Herb Encourages Beta Cell Generation, Fights Diabetes

(Excerpt) I think Holy Basil a fabulous herb. This herb has been prized for centuries and is considered a sacred plant. It is related to other types of basil, but it’s not the same as the fresh basil you buy in American supermarkets (which is great too), or the dried...