Your Health Starts in Your Gut

At this moment, two to six pounds of microbes are living in and on you. They inhabit just about every part of the human body, living on the skin, in the gut, up the nose and other parts. Sometimes they cause sickness, but most of the time, microorganisms live in harmony with their human hosts, […]

Use your DNA to personalize diet and lifestyle

Most people think that we are born with a unique set of genes that come from both of our parents and that they determine our destinies. However, your genotype is not your fate. It means that any genetic predisposition to diseases, behaviors, and addictions can be altered. This is possible through gene expression. Gene expression […]

Turmeric – spice and superfood

  Today I would like to talk about one of my favorite superfood and spice – TURMERIC. Turmeric root comes from Curcuma Longa plant and has brown skin with orange flash with similar to ginger flavor. It has been widely used in traditional Indian cooking as a warm and bitter spice that gives yellow color […]

Fast or Not to Fast

Fasting isn’t a diet. The literal definition of fasting is to abstain from food and drink from a specific period of time. It’s been around for thousands of years, as spiritual fasting is a part of many religions. But in this context, I prefer looking at fasting as simply a change in eating patterns. Fasting – […]

Your Health Starts in Your Gut

Hippocrates once said, “All disease begins in the gut,” and modern science is proving these words to be true. Many studies show digestive challenges are the root cause of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as autoimmune disorders, various skin challenges, and also have a profound impact on mental health. Diseases of the digestive system, particularly, an […]

Chocolate for your loved one

Giving chocolate to your loved one for Valentines Day is an old tradition. But why do we associate chocolate with love and what are health benefits of eating it? Benefits of chocolate. 1. It improves our life.  Anandamide is the chemical in chocolate that quickly activates dopamine receptors in the brain which temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression […]

7 Superfoods to Fight Cancer

There are so much evedence that what we eat matter. The food that we consume every day can kill us or heal us. Dr. Young S. Kim and her team of researchers of The National Cancer Institute of America in July/August 2012 concluded that a poor diet (too much glucose, bad fats, dairy, too much salt, […]