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HOLIDAY SEASON NUTRITION TIPS

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to spend with family and friends.  It is also a time of year where there are plenty of festivities and delicious foods and drinks making it hard to avoid overindulgence.  A few extra pieces of Christmas cake here and some mulled wine there can accumulate and may result in adding a few extra kilograms over the holiday. That is not to say that you should avoid all these festive foods completely or feel guilty, just be mindful of what you are eating. Although easier said than done, this can be a challenge for some.  Below are some tips that you can follow to help you through the festive season.

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What is the Keto Diet?

What is the Keto Diet?  You have probably heard the term thrown around a lot lately.  The keto diet has no doubt become increasingly popular over the last few years.  This diet claims that you can eat all the fat you want, lose weight and even lower your blood sugar if you have type 2 diabetes.  So, is this true? How exactly does the Keto diet work and is it a healthy way to lose weight? 

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The Benefits of Herb-Based Medicine

Consumers are increasingly looking for alternatives too expensive and sometimes dangerous prescription medications. Ancient medical practices, such as the Indian discipline of Ayurveda, are often overlooked in the modern world in favor of Western medicine. New research, however, is shedding light on just how effective ancient medical wisdom can be. As an example, turmeric, a spice often used in Indian curries, has long been touted by Ayurvedic practitioners as a powerful healing agent for a variety of health problems. Recently, rigorous scientific research backed up those claims. Here are a few reasons why herbal medicine might be a better option than conventional approaches. 

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