Are You Gluten Sensitive?

»Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Health, Lifestyle & Nutrition Counseling, Nutrition, Weight Loss | Comments Off on Are You Gluten Sensitive?

Sadly, yes. “All children & adults are gluten sensitive. People are sensitive to its inflammatory properties – it is only a question as to what degree? Gluten (an anti-nutrient) & poor digestion relate to all disease. 9 out of 10 people feel remarkably better reducing or eliminating Gluten from their diets. Gluten appears to affect all of the body’s systems via the Nervous System not just the gut. Society’s digestion capacity is malfunctioning!! People are at an all-time low on the health scale and their digestion just cannot keep up with all the insults! What follows in the gut is big time inflammation which results in tissue damage and reduced absorption. Then comes malnutrition of valuable nutrients like B12, setting the stage...

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Diet and Exercise Matched to Your Genes

»Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Exercise, Health, Lifestyle & Nutrition Counseling, Nutrition, Personal Training, Weight Loss | Comments Off on Diet and Exercise Matched to Your Genes

“Discover your body’s best weight loss plan. Now for the first time ever, listen to your genes and cut through the clutter of weight loss advice. People are different. What works for other people may not work for you. Thanks to a breakthrough in genetic science, discover which weight loss plan may work best with your personal genetics – diet and exercise more properly matched to your body, so you can improve weight loss and enjoy results.” It’s not a fad diet – it’s science. You can get your test done at Rettay Chiropractic. Contact our office and talk to Lisa today to find out more details. 859-525-7117.

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»Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss | Comments Off on Chocolate

by Diane Loftshult IDEA author/presenter Valentine’s Day is just weeks away, which means only one thing to many lovers: Time to bust out the chocolate! With all the recent media hype about the health benefits of this sweet concoction, many chocoholics are rejoicing. But can that solid chocolate heart from your sweetheart really be good for your ticker? Health Benefits. Chocolate is made from cacao beans, which contain flavonoids, the same kind of beneficial plant compounds found in fruits, veggies, red wine and green tea. Research suggests that these flavonoids may have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system and may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers. Other studies have linked chocolate consumption to reduced blood pressure,...

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»Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Health, Lifestyle & Nutrition Counseling, Nutrition, Weight Loss | Comments Off on BLACK-BEAN SALSA DIP

To avoid high-calorie creamy dips and cheese trays full of saturated fats, try this delicious quality-protein, high-fiber, antioxidant-dense dip.  Easy to prepare, it will keep for 3 days in the fridge. This is a perfect make-in advance dip. Black-Bean Salsa Dip 1-2 tsp minced garlic 1 (15 oz) can organic black beans, drained and rinsed well 1/2 cup fresh salsa 2 tbps fresh lime juice 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin chili pepper, fresh or dried to taste sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste fresh cilantro for garnish Measure all ingredients into food processor, except sea salt and pepper. Process until smooth. Season to taste and transfer to serving bowl. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with veggie crudites, organic...

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Is Your Brain Shrinking?

»Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Health, Lifestyle & Nutrition Counseling, Nutrition | Comments Off on Is Your Brain Shrinking?

A sharper brain starts with a little oil. Your brain starts to deteriorate significantly around age 45, decreasing by an average of 11% from its weight in early adulthood. A study led by Lori Daiello was presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease.  According to Daiello, the study found “a significant positive association between fish oil supplement use and average brain volumes in two critical areas utilized in memory and thinking.” Another study led by Gene Bowman, concluded that people with diets high in omega-3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage.  Bowman added, “it is very exciting to think that people could potentially stop their brains from shrinking and keep them sharp by adjusting their...

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Popcorn, Plain and Simple…

»Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Health, Lifestyle & Nutrition Counseling, Nutrition, Weight Loss | Comments Off on Popcorn, Plain and Simple…

I had to share this because I love popcorn!  It is always nice to find out there is more to the food you love. Popcorn Has Been Hiding Something A preliminary study on popcorn by University of Scranton (Pennsylvania) chemistry professor Joe Vinson, PhD, reported that this classic snacking grain packs a potent secret inside its shiny, protective kernel. His findings, presented at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), show that popcorn holds a more concentrated dose of healthy antioxidant polyphenols than many fruits, vegetables and nuts. A separate finding showed that the popcorn hulls actually contain the highest concentration of polyphenols and fiber. But don’t trade your five-a-day for popcorn just yet—fruits...

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