Visceral and body fat can increase at menopause. And that can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. This double-blind study gave a placebo or 150mg of green tea extract twice a day for 60 days to overweight menopausal women. The green tea led to significant improvements in insulin, insulin resistance, waist circumference and […]
Insomnia causes frustrating nights and leads to difficult days, including anxiety and lack of alertness. The herb ashwagandha is emerging in the research as a powerful, natural answer to both insomnia and anxiety.A new systematic review and meta-analysis has now added to that evidence. It included five studies of 400 people. Compared to placebo, ashwagandha […]
Dr. Kate Rheaume N.D. chats about eating healthy on a budget.
Grains are great for you. Some of the healthiest diets, like the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet, are loaded in grains. And both those diets are great for your heart. New research points to a new grain—well, a new grain that has been eaten for about 7,000 years–that is really great for your heart. […]