If you’re a shopper looking for “healthy foods,” you likely search for labels with words like natural, organic, low sugar, fat free, non-GMO or whole grain. Those labels suggest a health halo. Truth is, some of these terms fake you out a bit.
Sitting on your butt all day isn’t good for your shape or your health. Sitting for too many hours raises the risk of weight gain, and sedentary behavior raises the risk of heart disease and premature death. According to recent studies, we are all sitting for far too many hours -- to and from work, at work, at home. Here are tips to get you moving again.
The foods you choose for each meal and snack can either help maintain the delicate balance between good and bad gut microbes, or they can shift the balance, allowing overgrowth of undesirable organisms. Here are the foods you should eat to support gut microbe balance.