60 Second Blood Sugar

60 Second Blood Sugar

Maintaining normal blood sugar levels is extremely important to good overall health. And just when we thought we’d heard enough to convince us to scratch toxic sugar from our diets comes an even bigger convincer – a study that shows that sugar-sweetened soda consumption may promote disease independently from its role in obesity. This is

60 Second Heart

Affairs of the heart, my aching heart, a heartthrob, heart of my heart – these phrases all refer to an organ composed of muscle tissue that sits in our chest. Isn’t it interesting that the heart has been deemed the source of our affections? While much has been romanticized about the heart, the truth is

60 Second Fall Allergies

60 Second Fall Allergies

Summer had ended, and we’re finally enjoying some cooler fall weather. You’re sneezing and sniffling all day and into the night. What’s going on? Allergies occur when the body’s immune system mounts a vigorous response to a foreign substance — in this case, tiny grains of pollen. Specialized immune cells start churning out antibodies to

60 Second Friendly Bacteria

“Not me,” you say – but yes, it’s true – you do have friendly bacteria living in your intestinal tract. These bacteria and yeasts are essential to the proper health of the intestinal tract and your entire body. They produce many chemicals that are essential to the proper working of your brain, hormones, and actually