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How Gut Bacteria Affects Cancer

How Gut Bacteria Affects Cancer

The foods you put into your body determines the type of bacteria that will live in your gut. Your gut microbiome, the largest collection of bacteria in your body, starts forming when you are born and continues to change as you age. The bacteria in your gut is...

Nutrition and Heart Health

Nutrition and Heart Health

Heart healthy eating is a common phrase that most people are familiar with, but what does it actually mean? The dietary guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) have changed over the years and become more refined. The diet a person consumes is not...

Unhealthy Ingredients Not To Eat

Unhealthy Ingredients Not To Eat

Being able to read a nutrition facts label is a great first step in taking control over your own health. Even if something is labeled as healthy, it could contain an ingredient that in reality is actually very unhealthy for you. Unhealthy fats, artificial ingredients...

Diet Habits Affecting The Liver

Diet Habits Affecting The Liver

The liver’s main job is to detoxify and metabolize whatever comes into your body. This includes all the soda, cake, alcohol and medicine you are putting in your body, causing your liver to work extra to make toxins less harmful and remove them from the bloodstream....

Metabolic Testing

Metabolic Testing

What is VO2 max? VO2 max, otherwise known as maximal oxygen consumption, is the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can utilize during intense aerobic exercise. A VO2 max test is performed on a treadmill or bike while being connected to a machine that is able...

Natural Sugar Substitutes That Aren’t as Healthy as They Seem

Natural Sugar Substitutes That Aren’t as Healthy as They Seem

Are you trying to kick your sugar habit? Whether you’re looking to lose weight, or you’re just trying to limit your sugar intake, it’s relatively easy to substitute pure sugar with something more natural and with virtually no calories. Natural sweeteners are quite...

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