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Importance Of Vitamin C In Cold Weather


When winter is sneaking around, many of us change our routines, whether it’s wardrobe, skincare, diet or supplements. Winter brings seasonal flu, the cold, joint inflammation or simply energy drainage for some people, so most of us try and prepare for it the best we can. One of the things we do is take supplements, most often in the form of vitamins.Vitamin C is the best known and most often used of all the supplements. If you’d like to know why, how important is it and just how it can help, keep reading! During cold months, fruits and veggies with high doses of Vitamin C are not that often. That’s why in fall and winter we usually reach for vitamin...

How to Improve Your Memory


A strong memory depends on the health and vitality of your brain. Whether you're a student studying for final exams, a working professional interested in doing all you can to stay mentally sharp, or a senior looking to preserve and enhance your grey matter as you age, there are lots of things you can do to improve your memory and mental performance. Improving your memory: 9 tips for boosting brain power at any age They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but when it comes to the brain, scientists have discovered that this old adage simply isn’t true. The human brain has an astonishing ability to adapt and change—even into old age. This ability is known...

How to Stay Healthy, Fit and Safe During the Winter Season


The Winter season can be busy and exciting. With so many events like family dinners, holiday parties, and the preparation and planning for gift giving, we have plenty of distractions to keep us from focusing on our health and taking care of ourselves as we would normally. Furthermore, once the holiday season is over, many people experience a lull in their motivation to stay active. Some people begin to experience depression or feelings of anxiousness over expenses that accumulated throughout the holidays. Others let diet and healthy eating habits fall by the wayside. Often, given the weather, exercise is sacrificed for warm nights spent indoors on the couch. With shorter days and colder weather, finding the motivation to stay healthy...

Top 10 Diabetes Superfoods


Besides nutrient content, the glycemic index (GI) of a food may also help you make healthy choices. The GI measures how quickly a food will raise blood sugar. Low GI foods have a score of 55 or less, while high GI foods have a score of 70 or more. In general, lower GI foods are a better choice for people with diabetes. Foods that are both nutritious and have a low GI are helpful in managing health and blood glucose levels. Here are 10 superfoods that are especially good for those with diabetes. 1. Non-Starchy Vegetables Non-starchy vegetables have fewer carbs per serving. They include everything from artichokes and asparagus to broccoli and beets. This category of veggies goes a long way...

How the food you eat affects your brain - Mia Nacamulli


When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out.

Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System and So Much More


Is a grain-free diet right for you? There are a number of healthy diet options these days. Depending on your goals, convictions, and conditions or disease risk, you should have no problem (with some research legwork) figuring out what is best for your needs.One popular option, particularly for those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or autoimmune conditions, is a grain-free diet. Taking a step beyond gluten-free eating, those on a grain-free diet usually seek to resolve various health problems. Take Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, for example: This naturopathic doctor went gluten-free after a personal trainer suggested it and found that it helped her with a number of issues, including stubborn fat and endometriosis.That wasn’t the whole story, though, because she later...

Bee Propolis Benefits Immunity in the Fight Against Cancer, Candida & Parasites


You’re probably familiar with honey and might even be a fan of bee pollen or royal jelly already, but do you know the other bee-derived ingredient that’s known to have incredible health properties? I’m talking about bee propolis, also called “bee glue.” What is propolis? It’s a natural mixture produced by honey bees from a few things, including substances they collect from plants and trees. This truly therapeutic substance not only guards beehives against intruders, but it can also fend off and treat all kinds of unwanted health conditions. Bee propolis has actually been used medicinally by humans since ancient times. This isn’t surprising once you know that bee propolis benefits include it having antimicrobial, antioxidative, anti-ulcer and anti-tumor properties.  Let’s look at why propolis may be your next...

How I Reversed an Autoimmune Disease


Read on Chaga here, one of the key ingredients in Doctors' Choice low acid coffee blends that contains B-vitamins, flavonoids, phenols, minerals and enzymes to support the immune and digestive systems. By Dr. Sina McCullough Today, I live an active, “normal” life. I work, play hide and seek with my two young boys, hike with my dogs on the weekend, and try to keep up with the ever-growing housework. You’d never know that just 16 months ago I suffered from an advanced stage of an autoimmune disease. I spent most of my time lying on the floor in pain. I was too weak to walk up the stairs without getting winded, too tired to stand long enough to finish doing...

How drinking coffee might actually help you manage stress


Read on Bacopa, one of the key ingredients in Doctors' Choice low acid coffee blends to support  memory and brain function to keep alert without the mental fogginess. Rarely will you see the words "drink more coffee" on a list of techniques for reducing stress. But new research suggests a healthy caffeine habit could actually help you stay calm in some harrowing situations.The study, conducted by scientists from Portugal, the US, and Brazil, is still pretty preliminary, and since it was done in mice we can't quite say how it'll pan out in people. But it does contain some surprising findings. For their paper, the researchers looked at the effects of caffeine on mice subjected to different stressors, such as cold baths...

Ways to save your liver


 We use Raspberry Ketone extract, in Doctors' Choice Fat Burning Coffee suppressing appetite and utilizing glucose to increase fat burning and energy release, breakdown & destruction of fats, speed up metabolism, protect against fat build up especially in the liver. Dan Aykroyd made his way into the annals of comedy fame with his hilarious impression of chef Julia Child in a now-legendary skit on Saturday Night Live. “Save the liver!” he trilled while demonstrating how to cook a chicken, managing to cut off his thumb in the process. But saving your liver is NO laughing matter. Each year more than 100,000 patients are discharged from U.S. hospitals with a diagnosis of chronic liver disease or cirrhosis. Thirty-four thousand die annually, making liver disorders...

Drink Your Coffee Black While Dieting


Doctors' Choice® uses the very latest breakthroughs in nutritional science so you can encourage your metabolism to supercharge, energize and support satisfying, fat burning weight loss. Whether you crave coffee as a mid-afternoon caffeine fix or a morning pick-me-up, you're in good company. Americans drink an average of three cups of joe each day, according to a 2010 survey on coffee trends conducted by the National Coffee Association. Coffee can work well in a weight-loss diet -- and even offer some benefits, especially if you're exercising to lose weight -- but you should drink it black and practice moderation to avoid side effects. Drink Your Coffee Black While Dieting When you're dieting, drink your coffee black and avoid going for...

Top 10 Tips For A Ultra Healthy Respiratory System


Read on Gotu Kola here, one of four key ingredients in Doctors’ Choice low acid coffee blends to support respiratory health. Respiratory diseases are becoming increasingly common in modern society. The common cold, allergies and sinusitis are commonplace occurrences. It is estimated that up to 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and the numbers keep increasing year after year. Emphysema, pneumonia and lung cancer claim thousands of lives every year. Often, changes in our lifestyle and environment are responsible for poor respiratory health. While it is impossible to remove ourselves from the environment, there are measures that can be taken to minimize the chances to develop a respiratory disease. One such measure and one that I suggest...

Are You Consuming Your Coffee Correctly?


Lowering Your Milligrams of Caffeine = Increases Longevity & Better Health!


8 Reasons Why You Should Drink Coffee At Work


Coffee is one of the most ubiquitous and unifying products in the world. It is, in one form or another, consumed in great volume in every corner of the earth. Needless to say, it is an enormous industry that employs untold millions of people from bean pickers to marketing executives. Coffee is also a cornerstone upon which countless other industries are founded. Without coffee, how many of us would witness a decline in our productivity at the office? Heck, how many of us would witness a noticeable decline in our overall happiness? Coffee holds a great power over modern society and, especially, over the modern worker. Here are eight compelling reasons to embrace our java overlord: 1. It keeps you...