Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are a crucial aspect of adaptation. If the right kinds of fats are included in the diet, the brain will not respond excessively to stress. Learn how fish oil and supplements of EPA/DHA can reduce the stress response.
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.
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.
Not surprisingly, the most common foods that trigger delayed food allergy are the ones most Americans eat the most: milk, cheese, wheat, yeast, soy, corn, eggs, beef, and tomatoes. Learn how to lower your cortisol levels and manage common allergy symptoms with simple dietary changes.