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Simple Steps for Boosting Metabolism

…sustaining all the body’s processes. It also acts as a natural appetite suppressant. You should drink at least eight, 8-ounce glasses of pure, filtered water each day. Try drinking a glass before each meal as well. This aids in appetite control and helps keep you hydrated. * Eat Less, More Often:…

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Are Beverages Busting Your Diet?

…and additives and, therefore, in my opinion, have no place in a healthy diet. So, what do I recommend? First and foremost, drink plenty of clean, filtered water. Aim for 64 ounces each day. If you are bored with plain water, try Perrier or another sparkling mineral water with a zest of lemon or lime…

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4 Ways to Clean Up the Air in Your Home

filter. Used in hospitals and clean rooms, these filters remove particulate matter—the tiny particles of smoke, dust, soot, pollen, and other pollutants that are abundant in indoor air. A HEPA filter is especially useful if you have respiratory or cardiovascular problems. In one study, these filters

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Are You Protecting Your Vision?

…of spinach, collard greens, and other leafy greens? Leafy greens are great sources of lutein and zeaxanthin, carotenoids abundant in the eyes that filter out harmful radiation. 3. Do you eat several eggs a week? Egg yolks are nature’s richest source of lutein and zeaxanthin. Aim for no more than one…

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Spring Cleaning for Your Body

…their way into our bodies in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. The toxin-removal organ of your body is your liver. It filters your blood—two quarts a minute—and removes bacteria and their byproducts and other toxins, and converts them into nontoxic substances for elimination…

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5 Ways to Avoid the Health Hazards of Summer

…the hot days of summer you need to drink even more. That’s because hot weather doubles, or triples, our normal fluid losses. Keep a bottle of filtered water with you at all times and get into the habit of drinking water before you feel thirsty, since thirst is actually a sign that dehydration has…

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5 Spring Health Tips

…to include detox support in your daily regimen year-round. Why? Every second of every day, your body’s internal detox mechanisms are blocking, filtering, neutralizing, and excreting hazardous chemicals and compounds, as well as harmful byproducts of normal metabolism. It’s an ongoing process and…

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Health Benefits of Fiber Include Weight Loss

…protein and essential fats. As you increase your intake of fiber-rich foods, be sure you’re drinking plenty of water. Eight, eight-ounce glasses of filtered H20 should do the trick. You may also be interested in: * What is a healthy diet plan? * Fiber: The amazing diabetes fighter

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6 Sensible Snacking Tips

…before each meal experienced more weight loss than a control group that didn’t drink water before meals. Just make sure the water you drink is filtered. Sensible Snacking Tip #5: Avoid Eating In Front of the TV or Computer Ever accidentally snacked your way through a whole bag of chips or popcorn…

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Water for Weight Loss

…in regular exercise and eating a healthful diet are very important if you want to shed pounds, you also need to drink at least eight glasses of filtered water each day. In addition to filling you up, water burns calories. German researchers gave healthy, normal-weight volunteers two cups of water to…

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The Obesity Epidemic Linked to Higher Pain

…called the intermittent fasting diet.) 2. Incorporate 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week. 3. Drink at least eight glasses of filtered water each day. 4. Up your fiber intake, striving for at least 30 grams of fiber a day. Easy ways to get your fiber are by eating apples, spinach…

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How to Get the Most Out of the Summer Sun

…daily dose of 10,000 IU (3,000 mcg) of vitamin A. (You can take considerably more beta-carotene.) * Finally, stay hydrated while in the sun. Drink filtered water or a tall glass of iced tea, which contains antioxidants that can further reduce your risk of skin cancer. (The common belief that tea contributes…

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4 Tips for Healthier Summer Travel

…Don’t turn to chips, candy, and other unhealthy snacks. Instead pack healthy snack bars made with whey or soy protein, fresh fruit, vegetables, and filtered water. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a travel tip to share? You May Also Be Interested In: * Seven Tips for Healthier, More Comfortable Travel…

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Diabetes and Kidney Disease

…control blood sugar levels, damage is done to the blood vessels in the nephrons. The nephrons are the part of the kidneys that are responsible for filtering blood; returning blood cells, proteins, minerals, and other vital constituents to circulation; and passing excess water and wastes into tubules, which…

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How to Treat Allergies Without Big Pharma

…cream and yogurt. And stay away from alcohol, especially wine that contains sulfites. * Drink plenty of water. I recommend you drink three quarts of filtered water each day during allergy season. Your body releases histamine as a way of stopping water loss. If you drink adequate water, your body won’t…

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5 Easy, Effective Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

…sustaining all the body’s processes. It also acts as a natural appetite suppressant. You should drink at least eight, 8-ounce glasses of pure, filtered water each day. Try drinking a glass before each meal as well. This aids in appetite control and helps keep you hydrated. * Eat less food, more often…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…vitamin C, 50 mg of vitamin B1, and 150 mg of standardized milk thistle extract. Lastly, before you go to bed, drink at least 16 ounces of pure, filtered water, and continue drinking lots of water the next morning. If you do suffer a headache the following morning, don’t take acetaminophen. Acetaminophen…

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