“Diabesity” Rates Soaring in the U.S.
Those of you who read my last report on obesity know the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a map showing the increase in obesity rates on a state-by-state basis since 1985. They also have a similar map related to diabetes rates.(read more...)
Water: Your Most Important Nutrient
Life as we know it cannot exist without water. Every biochemical reaction in our cells depends on water. Water is needed to maintain cell structures, enable protein production, and enables all our enzymes to function. It facilitates the flow of nutrients into cells and allows waste to flow out. Every available space in and between cells in the body is aqueous.(read more...)
The Thyroid: Little Gland Causing Big Weight Problems
Losing weight is challenging, but possible, when you have hypothyroidism. Would you know if your thyroid gland slowed its production of thyroid hormone? The symptoms of decreased thyroid hormone synthesis, known as hypothyroidism, are hard to spot.(read more...)