Category Archives: diet therapies

HFCS foods increases your tendency to overeat

What is it about certain foods that make you overeat? Generally, hunger is brought about by a hormone called ghrelin.  When you eat a sugary food, insulin levels rise which reduces ghrelin levels and increases leptin levels which equates with … Continue reading

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A simple way to prevent overeating

Are you looking for a simple way to prevent overeating?  It turns the answer maybe protein.  For many years many natural health experts have touted the use of protein to control appetite.   This is because protein does not cause … Continue reading

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Garlic protect against hip ostearthritis?

Garlic is the wonder herb.  It is known to help with blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and has antibacterial properties.  Now garlic is being touted as providing herbal pain relief for osteoarthritis.   According to researchers at King’s College London and … Continue reading

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Does asparagus help fight cancer?

Does asparagus help fight cancer?  A patient of mine asked me this question.   Her niece is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer and had come across an asparagus recipe that is touted for helping people fight cancer.  Asparagus is known … Continue reading

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Healthy Alternative to Fast food at the airport

Are you looking for a healthy alternative to fast food at the airport?  You might want to try the Grove at the Chicago O’Hare Airport.    Their moto is Have Fun, Live Life and Eat Right!  And there food is … Continue reading

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Are you getting enough fiber in your diet? Benefits of fiber

Are you getting enough fiber in your diet? It is recommended that people should eat approximately 25 grams of fiber each day.  What are the benefits of fiber? Fiber impacts health in many ways.  First, everone knows that fiber helps … Continue reading

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What are Naturopathic Remedies?

Naturopathic remedies is an umbrella term for a variety of remedies that are natural, non-toxic to the body and promote health.  These remedies include: a.herbal medicine b.nutraceuticals (vitamins, minerals, amino acids) c.diet therapies d.physical medicine(massage,manipulation, hydrotherapy) e.counseling f.acupuncture g.homeopathy

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