Diet and Nutrition News

Good Fat vs Bad Fat: The Struggle Part 1

For years, fats have been demonized. Fats have been blamed for everything from high cholesterol to the obesity epidemic, and the information we’ve gotten over the years has been confusing. In this two part series, we’re going to look at fats—the good and the bad, why...

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Manage Insulin Resistance with Nutritional Modifications

Insulin resistance is a condition that occurs as a result of excess sugar and carbohydrates in the diet.  When we eat foods containing sugar or starch such as candy, bread, pasta etc our pancreas releases insulin into the blood in order to allow our cells to absorb...

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Natural Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that results in chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, usually in the large intestine (colon) and the rectum. The practitioners at Active Health can help alleviate the symptoms and reduce the amount flare-ups...

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Miserable Stomach? Try These Holistic Methods for Relief

Prevention: Heartburn – try to eliminate some of the worst heartburn offenders from your diet. Spicy, fried and greasy foods are pretty clear, but chocolate, tomato sauce and even ketchup can cause your stomach to rebel. Avoid coffee and don’t go to bed for 3 to 4...

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