Gluten sensitivity symptoms and diagnosis

gluten-sensitivityGluten sensitivity is condition in which certain individuals experience adverse reactions to eating foods containing gluten, such as wheat. (1)

Health professionals find the problem highly controversial, since 1% or less of the population suffers from celiac disease, a severe form of gluten intolerance classified as an autoimmune and digestive disorder that damages the small intestine. (2)

Many people who don’t have full-blown celiac disease have problems with eating gluten, and a 2013 survey indicates a full third of Americans actively avoid or try to cut back on gluten. (3)

Wheat is the most common source of gluten in the diet, along with other cereal grains like barley, rye, and spelt. Gluten is made up of a family of proteins, the two most prominent of which are gliadin and glutenin. [click to continue…]

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Youngevity: Everything you need to know

Youngevity is a multilevel marketing company that sells a wide range of products for health and wellness, but many of them are focused on delivering some of the 90 “essential for life” nutrients their founder claims the human body needs.

They’re not just another dime-a-dozen health MLM, the Youngevity company stays well involved with generous charity and non-profit campaigns.
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You should read this before joining Zija

Zija is a multilevel marketing company that is most famous for its moringa oleifera supplements, a plant native to the Himalayas that is reputed to have a wide range of health benefits.  

However, Zija does not restrict itself to supplements from this plant alone.  

It’s a boutique-style setup, with slick marketing materials and a well-made website that promotes a small number of high-quality products.

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Insulin resistance symptoms and treatment

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Insulin resistance occurs when cells no longer respond to the message delivered by insulin. The pancreas secretes more insulin to try to fix the situation, and excess circulating insulin can build up to create a condition called hyperinsulinemia.

Insulin is a hormone involved in the regulation of many vital processes in the body. Problems with this important hormone can lead to a number of common modern health issues.

When cells no longer respond to insulin the way they’re designed to, it’s called insulin resistance; a study conducted in 2002 indicated nearly a third of Americans may be suffering from this condition. (1)

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Ranking the 5 best fitness trackers of 2017

best-food-appsPeople who take time to track food intake and calorie counts intermittently are more successful in losing weight and keeping it off than those who don’t. (1, 2)

It’s not necessary to know what you’re eating every meal or every day, but giving yourself a periodic, accurate update is important; this can help you stay in ranges that will help you meet goals and make yours a success story instead of a bust.

Keeping a food record is much easier in this digital age; you don’t need to use books or written journals to know where you stand with food intake each day. All the information you need is accessible through your computer or other device.

There are many apps available for tracking food, and most of them won’t cost you anything unless you decide to upgrade to premium versions.

These are the five best you can find online:

1. MyFitnessPal

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Everything you need to know about Seacret Direct

Nope, it’s not a misspelling: Seacret Direct is a multilevel marketing company that is known for its anti-aging cosmetics that incorporate minerals sourced from the Dead Sea.

The company’s cosmetic products have a high-end exclusive look to them, and a price tag to accompany it.

But if you could sling a lot of product you could make some decent money.
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Is it a good idea to join USANA?

USANA is one of the biggest and best-known health supplement MLMs on the market.

Its specialty is products that address your core nutritional needs and are targeted towards improving cellular health.
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Kidney stones symptoms and treatment

Kidney stones are clumps of mineral that accumulate from dissolved materials on the inner lining of the kidneys.

The kidneys are important to regulate the body’s fluid levels, filter wastes and toxins from the blood, regulate blood pressure, activate vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, direct production of red blood cells and keep blood minerals (sodium, potassium and phosphorous) in balance (1).

Every 30 minutes the kidneys filter all the blood in the body, removing excess waste and excess fluid. When a kidney stone develops, it not only blocks the urinary tract, but also can lead to an infection in the bladder and lead up the kidneys themselves, putting the person at high risk for severe health issues and in need of medical attention.

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