Can Produce Be Toxic?
How do you choose the right produce at the grocery store? Looking at whether to buy organic or conventional, you should ask if organic produce is healthy.
What exactly is your view of organic and natural foods? For most people, it's completely backwards and over the years, the mindset has changed as to what most believe is truly healthy. When it comes to foods, there is a bit of irony in that the foods not covered in pesticides and are actually grown the way nature intended are the foods labeled differently and separated and not the other way around.
What Are Antioxidants And Why Are They Good For You?
What foods are high in antioxidants? Knowing the most nutritious ones to eat is crucial for health and understanding why antioxidants are good for you.
It's important to know what antioxidants are, and I'll provide you with a different perspective as to where and how you can get those antioxidants to inevitably protect yourself against those free radicals that we discussed in the previous podcast episode.
Regulating Hunger And Satiety
Have you ever wondered how to reduce overweight and obesity? I know, silly question, but you'd be surprised at how many people want to achieve it but don't know where to begin. Do you have a healthy eating plan with snacks and how can you prepare your body to regulate your blood sugar throughout the day.
How do you produce dopamine, you know, that feel good hormone? Would you be surprised to know what are processed carbs first?
I guess before knowing where it comes from, can you even regulate dopamine? In this episode of The Mental Minute, I discuss how this all comes from when to eat protein and when to eat highly processed carbs.
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Should You Eat The Same Foods?
Where do you get your nutrition, and when it comes to getting the most nutrition, is there a way how to eat different foods? This ultimately comes down to food diversity.
We could probably say our standard of living has increased over the past, let's say, a hundred years. Unfortunately, that's not reflected in our nutrition and the way that we get nutrition from the foods that we eat. We spend less money proportionally-wise on whole foods today than we did, let's say, 50 years ago. And that connection that we have with foods and the foods that we consume is getting weaker and weaker by the day. Food diversity is down, illnesses are up. There has to be some sort of correlation there.
How To Stimulate Bowel Movement
There is a correlation between bowel movements and probiotics. It's often asked do probiotics cause bowel movements? Understanding that there is a physiological reason why when someone consumes probiotics or eats fermented foods why probiotics cause bowel movements.
Today I'm going to be talking about probiotics, and bowel movements. I know, great stuff. But, inevitably, people do ask when they take probiotics, or drink kombucha, or kefir. They end up going to the bathroom, and they want to know the reasons why. They think that it's a laxative, or maybe have questions associated with that, and I'm here to tell you that probiotics are not a laxative. Their main job, their main physiological function is to go in and break up sugars and starches in your body.
How Long Does It Take To Lose Weight With Probiotics?
It's amazing what our gut bacteria and microbiome can do. When it comes to those extra pounds, the gut bacteria may cause and fight disease and obesity, but how long does it take for probiotics to help you lose weight? Taking a step back you have to understand exactly how your weight is affected by the unbalanced biome of our bellies. The bottom line is whether digestive issues can cause weight gain? How could it?
How To Stop Snacking Between Meals
Is there a way to accomplish healthy snacking for weight loss? Healthy snacks in between meals and snacking are those words that bring up happiness to most people. Happiness in the sense that I don't know too many people that get upset when they feel they have to snack... snacks satisfies, right? But what happens when those snacks don't really accomplish what it is supposed to do, mainly satisfy the regulation of hormones associated with foods. To read more, listen to, or download this podcast, click the link.
Why Oatmeal Is Bad
One of the most beloved breakfast foods is oatmeal. Unfortunately, most people have a bit of a misconception when it comes to eating it, and whether it is truly healthy for us. Are you the type that can eat your oatmeal simply plain? Or do you like you oatmeal with all the fixings creating your ultimate culinary masterpiece. The difference can tell a lot about your health. To listen to or download the rest of this podcast, follow the link. In this 4 minute episode of Gut Check, I discuss whether it can be beneficial for you. In addition, I give you a way to figure out whether you have a sugar addiction by taking this simple test.
How To Know If You Are Overweight?
Are you overweight? Is that too blunt of a question? How about whether you know if your body is inflamed and responding with added weight gain, or maybe someone you know has a weight problem and you think they might be obese with a significant chance of future health problems. What actually does it mean to be overweight?
Being at risk of obesity is a concern for many Americans as they age. But there is one key component of this possible health problem that most people don't even consider. In this week's podcast, I tackle some common issues associated with being overweight and whether or not you might be on the path to obesity. To listen to or download this podcast episode, follow the link.
These podcasts are an extension of me sharing what I believe is the source to be healthy emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually: a strong gut.