Sleep And Fat Loss

In observational studies, as self-reported sleep duration declines, the likelihood of weight gain and #obesity increases. Restricted #sleep leads to an increase in total energy expenditure. Unfortunately, it gets compensated by an increase in #caloric intake (especially coming from #carbohydrates); leading to a net positive energy balance and associated weight gain. Mechanism: During slow wave…

Pain in the Ball of the Foot

Well, that is Metatarsalgia – Don’t take this lightly  Ball of Foot Pain Metatarsals are located on the base of the toes, connected to the metatarsal bones. Wonder what strikes the metatarsalgia that is causing inflammation and pain? Altered Gait, Posture and Biomechanics loading excessive self-body weight during running, dancing, and wearing high heels! Wearing…

The right diet can impede the progress of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a benign chronic inflammatory disease affective the female reproductive system. Dietary changes and the use of supplements have been evaluated for their effects on endometriosis-associated pain. These changes may affect the immune system, thereby interfering with disease progression. Few studies support some benefit from certain supplements (fenugreek, fish oil, vitamin B, ginger, and…

Just because its herbal..

Since these supplements are not regulated by the FDA, it is essential that consumers be aware of the following issues surrounding herbal supplements, which can affect safety: • Nonstandardization: Many herbal supplements are not standardized, making it difficult to compare potencies between products. • Contamination and/or adulteration: Dietary supplements are not strictly regulated; many reports…