It is known that the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in India is significantly lower than in the United States. Researchers have postulated that the reason for this lower incidence is the presence of turmeric, a spice widely used in Indian cuisine. Curcumin, the yellow pigment present in turmeric, is thought to be a critical phytonutrient for managing chronic disease.
There are many toxic metals (including lead, cadmium, arsenic, and mercury) that contribute to multiple health problems and persist almost indefinitely in the environment. To protect the precious inheritance that is the genome, it is prudent for everyone to reduce exposure to these metals as much as possible. Keep reading to learn more.
Researchers have been scouring the human genome to find the genetic connection to obesity. A large factor might be the epigenetic marks influenced by diet and environmental toxicants, especially the endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Find out how to protect yourself (and your children) from obesity and chronic disease with healthy dietary choices.
The most common and significant food allergies are to wheat, corn, soy, dairy, beef, tomatoes, and yeast – by slowly introducing these foods back into the diet, the food challenge can be an effective method for identifying specific allergies. Learn how to test these major food allergens and reduce your allergy symptoms.
Diet is the single most important factor in reducing inflammation and normalizing cortisol levels. The Adaptation Diet emphasizes the avoidance of pro-inflammatory foods and the use of inflammation-controlling foods that can prevent many of today’s major epidemic degenerative diseases. Learn which foods to include and foods to avoid to improve your adaptation.