24 04, 2019

Your microbes, your gut, your health


The microbes, aka bacteria, in your gut have been getting a lot of press lately. Dysbiosis, imbalance of good/bad bacteria in the intestines, is implicated in depression, cancer, and even eating disorders. Yeah, the microbes in your gut are influencing your appetite. The brain is being influenced by your intestinal flora in everything from anorexia

Your microbes, your gut, your health2019-09-02T18:37:02-05:00
17 04, 2019

Good nutrition is important at every age.


The phrase "good nutrition" usually conjures up thoughts of losing weight by eating healthy. Its because eating more vegetables usually lowers the amount of calories you're consuming. But you can lower your calories, eat junk food, and still lose weight as demonstrated by a K-State professor who lost 27 pounds in 10 weeks. So why

Good nutrition is important at every age.2019-09-02T18:37:02-05:00
10 04, 2019

The power you have over your health.


When it comes to health care, there is a lot of uncertainty. For starters, the very nature of illnesses can be unpredictable. We've probably all been around someone coughing up a storm and not caught what they had. Other times, it seems like we get sick out of nowhere. For many others, political uncertainty and rising

The power you have over your health.2019-09-02T18:37:02-05:00
3 04, 2019

Zero calorie energy drinks. How do they measure up?


A few weeks ago I wrote about Bang energy drinks and their health effects. When compared to other energy drinks it had them beat because it had no added sugar. But I was asked an interesting question. How does Bang compare to sugar free varieties of other energy drink companies? We're going to look

Zero calorie energy drinks. How do they measure up?2019-09-02T18:37:02-05:00