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Nathan Pritikin was like a father to me. My biological father was a loving man, but he owned a bar called “Nick’s Place,” and was usually drunk, or just wasn’t around. Nathan was a guiding light to me on my journey of learning about health & wellness.
[sharify] Countless studies have proven fruits and vegetables help to slow down the aging process and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, macular degeneration, bowel disorders and other chronic diseases. Many of those effects aren’t immediately observable however, which makes it easier for us to shun fruits and vegetables. Recently though, a study found that eating more fruits and vegetables actually increases our happiness and wellbeing, and the effects take place almost immediately.
[sharify] High quality supplements have the power to completely transform your health but you need to be very cautious when choosing a supplement brand, or you may end up causing more harm than good.
[sharify] Estrogen is a mitogenic hormone which means it stimulates the replication and reproduction of cells. This is a good thing in pregnant women but for the rest of us, wildly replicating cells is dangerous to our health, and it sets the stage for the growth of cancerous tumors. Many people think of estrogen as a female hormone, and although it does play a more dominant role in women’s bodies, men are affected by it too. An estrogen deficiency can cause muscle and bone loss, weight gain, increased heart disease risk, lowered libido and fertility issues in both males and females alike. Too much estrogen (a condition referred to as estrogen dominance) is much more common than too little however, and it can cause a range of undesirable symptoms including hair loss, weight gain, infertility, loss of libido, anxiety, fatigue, PMS, fibroids, autoimmune disorder and certain types of cancer.
[sharify] Chef AJ is a chef and culinary instructor, the host of the television series ‘Healthy Living with CHEF AJ,’ and the author of the popular book ‘Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight.’ Chef AJ has devoted the better part of her life to researching the “how-to’s” of health and happiness, and below are her top 5 tips for achieving a synergistic blend of both.
[sharify] Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a complicated disorder that effects more than a million Americans. In addition to causing extreme and relentless fatigue that is not solved by sleep, CFS can also cause symptoms such as muscle pain, frequent headaches, multijoint pain (without the presence of redness or swelling), insomnia, loss of memory or concentration, frequent sore throats, and tender lymph nodes. The symptoms may be worsened by physical or mental activity, and they don’t improve with rest.
[sharify] Ever looked all over for your glasses or sunglasses only to realize they’re on your head? Or panicked while running late because you couldn’t remember where you put your keys? Brain fog, which can manifest as confusion, an inability to focus or concentrate, and/or poor recall — isn’t just a problem experienced by the elderly or chronic fatigue sufferers; a vast majority of the general population suffers with it at some point or another. And many people suffer with it daily, despite having no diagnosable health condition.