By now, it’s fairly common knowledge that fat carried in the abdominal region is more dangerous than fat carried in other areas of the bottom. New research has shown that those who tend to carry most of their fat in the belly area are at higher risk for kidney disease than those who have a more even distribution of fat.
An ulcer is a painful sore in the stomach lining or at the opening of the small intestine. Ulcers happen because of an imbalance in digestive fluids. Using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, excessive acid production, or an infection caused by Helicobacter pylori can all be responsible for the development of ulcers.
An Australian woman in her mid-50s posted a YouTube video explaining how she eliminated her stage IV lung cancer with cannabis after being given a death sentence of six months with no treatment. Her oncologist suggested chemo as an option, but it wouldn’t cure her cancer. It would only prolong her life a few months with chemo side effects.
Cannabinoids are powerful healing compounds found in cannabis that bind to cannabinoid receptors in the brain and gut. Other receptors can be found in various organs, glands, and connective tissues. These compounds are the main way Omega-3 fatty acids fight excess inflammation.
Imagine for a moment that you are a 74-year-old man diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and you are quickly losing your ability to think, move and function, despite adhering to an intense regimen of all the latest pharmaceutical offerings for this miserable disease. Then imagine that nearly all of your symptoms subside almost miraculously after beginning a dietary routine that involves taking large doses of all-natural coconut oil every day.
Alzheimer’s disease remains a major public health concern, with nearly 5.5 million Americans affected and even more suffering from the illness worldwide. With the disease making such a huge impact both nationally and internationally, scientists have turned to examining the properties of common foods for potential therapeutic benefits.
Diabetes is a disease that affects nearly 10% of the U.S. population, and yet it’s a disease that so few people understand. Here are a few important facts you need to know about diabetes. Insulin is the hormone that regulates blood sugar. When you eat food, your body turns carbs and fats into blood sugar.