DIY Wash for Fruits and Vegetables

Health-e-Tip: DIY Wash for Fruits and Vegetables Commercial washes for fruits and vegetables fail to work better than tap water, but there is a cheap do-it-yourself (DIY) wash for fruits and vegetables that may completely eliminate certain pesticide residues.  You can...

Nobody Need Wait

Nobody Need Wait How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before beginning to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank The #TypicalWesternLifestyle is killing us with chronic diseases, and you can help lead the way in a healthy new direction. We have seen our...

Skinny on Obesity- Hunger-Hormones Vicious Cylce

Skinny on Obesity- Hunger-Hormones Vicious Cylce Health-e-Solutions comment: Skinny on Obesity- Hunger-Hormones Vicious Cylce – Take 8 minutes out of your day and PLEASE watch this video.  If you want to understand why many diets don’t work and the science...

Skinny on Obesity- Sweet Sugar Addiction

Skinny on Obesity- Sweet Sugar Addiction Health-e-Solutions comment: Skinny on Obesity- Sweet Sugar Addiction – This disturbing look at the addictive quality of sugar may encourage you to decrease or completely eliminate your consumption of the toxic substance...

Safest Vitamin B12 Source

Safest Vitamin B12 Source Safest Vitamin B12 Source. Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)? Watch the video below for the answer. Excessive meat consumption has potential health risks; so does eating fortified...

Cheapest Vitamin B12 Source

Cheapest Vitamin B12 Source Cheapest Vitamin B12 Source. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) supplementation can cost as little as $2 a year. All we really need is 4 to 7 micrograms (mcg) per day, but you need to take 2,500mcg per week, or 250mcg per day for your body to be able...

Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets

Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets (Source) Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets – Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, which is also known as syndrome X. Metabolic Syndrome is characterized by the so-called “deadly...

Natural Sweetener Erythritol Potential Antioxidant

Natural Sweetener Erythritol Potential Antioxidant Natural Sweetener Erythritol Potential Antioxidant – The natural sweetener erythritol does not appear to carry the adverse effects associated with other low and non-caloric natural and artificial sweeteners and...

Diet Soda Causes Weight Gain Eating More Calories

Diet Soda Causes Weight Gain Eating More Calories Diet Soda Causes Weight Gain Eating More Calories – People consuming low calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would. Health-e-Solutions comment There is a plethora of divergent...

Artificial Sweetener Neurobiology

Artificial Sweetener Neurobiology Artificial Sweetener Neurobiology – The disconnect between sweetness sensations coming from our tongue and the lack of a caloric feedback loop in the gut may result in overeating. Health-e-Solutions comment: The Roman Diet is an...

Stop Perpetuating Sweet Food Cravings

Stop Perpetuating Sweet Food Cravings Stop Perpetuating Sweet Food Cravings – All sweeteners – natural and artificial, caloric and non-caloric – help perpetuate cravings for intensely sweet foods. We love our sweet foods sweetened with the best...

Exercise Helps Essential Plant Based Diet

Exercise Helps Essential Plant Based Diet Exercise Helps Essential Plant Based Diet – Whose blood is better at killing cancer cells? People who eat a standard diet and exercise strenuously or those who eat a plant-based diet and just exercise moderately? Even...

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Versus Nuts

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Versus Nuts Extra Virgin Olive Oil Versus Nuts – The short-term effect of replacing refined olive oil with extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, or almonds on cardiovascular risk factors. Health-e-Solutions Comment The Roman Diet uses all three...

Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease

Health-e-Solutions comment: If doctors can eliminate some of our leading killers by treating the underlying causes of chronic disease better than nearly any other medical intervention, why don’t more doctors do it? Watch this revealing video by Dr Michael Greger to...

Changing Our Taste Buds

(Source) Within a few weeks of eating healthier, our taste sensations change such that foods with lower salt, sugar, and fat content actually taste better. The longer we eat healthier foods the better they taste – this is exciting news! T0hat’s why we...

How Fast Can Children Detoxify from PCBs?

Health-e-Solutions comment: Based on the half-life of industrial pollutants children may be exposed to in the womb or at the breast, how many years does it take for them to detoxify their bodies (assuming they’re brought up on a healthy diet)? Sources Cited Wimmerová...

Plants vs. Pesticides

Health-e-Solutions comment: Phytonutrients found in certain foods may protect against the toxic effects of industrial pollutants such as dioxin and DDT, suggesting a dual role for plant-based diets to reduce both exposure and subsequent damage. Sources Cited Sciullo...

The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation

Health-e-Solutions comment: A single meal of meats, eggs, and dairy can cause a spike of inflammation within hours that can stiffen one’s arteries. Originally this was thought to be the result of saturated animal fat causing our gut lining to leak bacterial toxins...

The Exogenous Endotoxin Theory

Health-e-Solutions comment: The endotoxemia (bacterial toxins in the bloodstream) that follows a meal of animal products and results in inflammation and stiffened arteries may come from the food itself rather than from one’s own gut bacteria. A Western-style diet is...

Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxemia

Health-e-Solutions comment: The high bacteria load in raw or cooked animal foods and fermented foods may trigger an endotoxemic surge of inflammation that may be exacerbated by the presence of saturated animal fat. Sources Cited Harte AL, Varma MC, Tripathi G, McGee...

Video: What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

(Excerpt) This 2 minute video is a good introductory primer on type 1 diabetes. The graphics are very helpful for visualizing what is happening in the body. They give a normal fasting blood sugar range of 4 to 7 mmol/L (72 to 126 mg/dL) That may be the standard...

The Sugar Epidemic: Policy versus Politics

In this excellent but lengthy video, Dr. Robert Lustig, Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco, argues that it is time for a paradigm shift in obesity science and policy, away from personal responsibility and toward public...

Epigenetics: Everything You Need to Know

Epigenetics: Everything You Need to Know (Excerpt) Health-e-Solutions comment: Epigenetics is an emerging scientific field. Research focuses on the chemical changes that affect gene expression but do not alter the base sequence of DNA. These chemical changes include...