Diet & Lifestyle

Food- A Balanced Approach-Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Food- A Balanced Approach-Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Taken from the Lamppost Education Initiative’s “Ramadan Reflection” Series, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf begins his discussion with Dr Abdullah Ali on a section from Imam Ghazali’s ‘Arba’een. This discourse soon evolves into a look at our culture of consumption, eating, and dieting with host of helpful suggestions and […]

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Scientists Have Proven That Negativity Literally Makes Cancer Grow Inside The Body

Scientists Have Proven That Negativity Literally Makes Cancer Grow Inside The Body

You surely experience negative emotions from time to time, but when you learn about their impact on our health, you will definitely try to find a way to combat them. Apparently, whenever you feel resentful, regretful, or replay some bad memories in the head, the body suffers […]

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Neuroscience Reveals What Fasting Does To The Brain (And Why Big Pharma and the Food Industry Won’t Study It)

Neuroscience Reveals What Fasting Does To The Brain (And Why Big Pharma and the Food Industry Won’t Study It)

I came across this TEDx talk given my Mark Mattson, the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the National Institute on Aging. It presents some fascinating details about fasting and why it isn’t as popular as it should be. Countless research studies are showing its […]

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Too much sugar causes Alzheimer’s: Unprecedented study reveals ‘tipping point’ link between blood glucose and brain disease

Too much sugar causes Alzheimer's: Unprecedented study reveals 'tipping point' link between blood glucose and brain disease

A diet high in sugar could lead to Alzheimer’s, a new study has warned. Unprecedented research has revealed the ‘tipping point’ at which blood sugar levels become so dangerous they allow the neurological disease to take hold. Once levels pass the threshold, they restrict the performance of […]

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How to Diagnose, Prevent and Treat Insulin Resistance [Infographic]

How to Diagnose, Prevent and Treat Insulin Resistance [Infographic]

What You Need to Know about Sugar and Insulin Resistance In today’s post our fructose journey comes to a sweet conclusion, with answers to the questions that really matter: How much sugar is safe for you to eat? How much fructose and glucose is in your favorite […]

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Stop Feeding Kids These 5 Ingredients

Stop Feeding Kids These 5 Ingredients

Parents make hundreds of major and minor decisions every day for their children. What we choose to feed our kids falls into the ‘major’ decision category, but this often ends up being left up to ease and convenience. These convenience foods are loaded with a cocktail of chemicals. In […]

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5 Most Common Low-Carb Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

5 Most Common Low-Carb Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

1. Eating Too Many Carbs There is no clear definition of exactly what constitutes a “low carb diet.” Some would call anything under 100-150 grams per day low-carb, which is definitely a lot less than the standard Western diet. A lot of people could get awesome results […]

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The wonders of Vitamin C I.V

The wonders of Vitamin C I.V

  The idea of a “silver bullet” that can cure humankind of a broad variety of the diseases that plague it, from cancer to measles to the flu, has long been a dream of patient and physician alike. What if that silver bullet were to come not […]

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The Best No-Carb Cloud Bread with Only 4 Ingredients

The Best No-Carb Cloud Bread with Only 4 Ingredients

I thought what the heck is Cloud Bread ? Bread with no carbs? I saw this recipe few months ago and with the name like that I knew I had to give it a try. I’m not sure why I waited this long. This Cloud Bread is so […]

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In Kids’ Cereals, Mini-Servings Hide Mountains Of Sugar

In Kids’ Cereals, Mini-Servings Hide Mountains Of Sugar

WASHINGTON- Kids who eat a bowl a day of the most popular pre-sweetened cereals could consume five to nine pounds more sugar a year than parents might think from reading nutrition labels, according to a new analysis by EWG. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced […]

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