Thyroid disorders are extremely common in the U.S. — approximately 20 million Americans suffer from some sort of thyroid condition and 60 percent are unaware that they even have one. Women are 5 to 8 times more likely to develop a thyroid condition than men. Despite so many people suffering from these conditions, there is … Continue reading The autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet: Does it actually help thyroid conditions?
Following a healthy diet can be tricky. With so many options available and so many conflicting diet plans, choosing the right foods isn’t easy. Fortunately, when it comes to carbohydrates, there is a tool to help separate the good from the bad. The glycemic index ranks carbohydrates based on how fast they raise your blood … Continue reading Not all carbs are created equal
Eating breakfast in the morning can allow your body the opportunity to “fuel up,” both physically and cognitively, increasing energy and concentration levels throughout the day. But between the choice of bacon and eggs or a bagel with cream cheese, what would you choose? A graphic comparing the two breakfast options claims that eating bacon … Continue reading Carbohydrates v. fats: The great breakfast debate [Infographic]
Have you ever heard someone say they are addicted to cupcakes? What about ice cream or any other type of food? Well, they aren’t just using the word “addicted” as a figure of speech, at least according to one new study. Like drugs, alcohol or nicotine, certain foods can trigger an addictive response in the … Continue reading Food Cravings Similar to Addictions