Breast Implant Illness is Real

Breast Implant Illness is Real

If you’re a woman with breast implants odds are at some point you’re going to ask yourself, “Is BII real and do I have it?” This is despite the fact that various official organizations warn that breast implants should not be regarded as lifetime devices. The FDA in...
How to Test and Track Your Blood Sugar

How to Test and Track Your Blood Sugar

How to test your blood sugar and track it: Test your blood sugar first thing in the morning after fasting for at least 12 hours. Drink water just after rising, but don’t eat anything or exercise before the test. This is your fasting blood sugar level. Test your blood...
Mood, Energy, and Performance

Mood, Energy, and Performance

What I put in my body dramatically affects my mood, energy, and performance. What you put in your body day after day will affect the beautiful masterpiece that is YOU! And what you cook for your family will also affect them. Food can be a powerful ally in your health...
Do you know how to read a nutrition facts label?

Do you know how to read a nutrition facts label?

At their best, nutrition facts labels are helpful. They provide information about the macronutrient content of a food (i.e., the types of nutrients required in large amounts in the diet) including fat, protein, and carbohydrates. However, knowledge is not always...
What is Malabsorption?

What is Malabsorption?

What is malabsorption? The main role of your small intestine is to absorb nutrients from the food you eat into your bloodstream. Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of disorders in which the small intestine can’t absorb enough of certain nutrients and fluids....
The Scoop on Your Poop

The Scoop on Your Poop

We all do it. For some, it’s a necessary inconvenience. For others, it’s a pleasant and satisfying part of the digestive process. It has fascinated toddlers since time immemorial, and there’s a reason for that. Going number two might not be the prettiest topic for a...