WIN Health Institute Blog

Home » WIN Health Institute BlogPage 2

WIN Health Institute Blog / Community Forum Entries.
(View Dr. Dave’s Emporium Blog Entries Here)

 

Healthy Heart Tips

Healthy Heart Tips 28 Healthy Heart Tips There are many steps you can take to help protect your health and blood vessels. Stop smoking—no ifs, ands, or butts Avoiding tobacco is one of the best. In fact, smoking is one of the top controllable risk factors for heart disease. If you smoke or use other tobacco products, the American Heart Association (AHA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) all encourage you to quit. It can make a huge...

Read More »

Catastrophic Sleep Habits?

Catastrophic Sleep Habits? A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley, said that sleep deprivation affected “every aspect of our biology” and was widespread in modern society. And yet the problem was not being taken seriously by politicians and employers, with a desire to get a decent night’s...

Read More »

Carbs – Good VS. Bad

Carbs – Good VS. Bad About every six months, a new study comes out pitting high-carb vs high-protein (usually higher-fat) diets. Sometimes carbs win. Sometimes protein wins. But what’s most important in terms of shedding excess weight and living healthier isn’t really about carbs vs protein. It’s about good carbs vs bad carbs. Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs Some carbs truly are bad.  And some carbs are tremendously good for you.  How do you know the difference? That’s where the confusion comes in....

Read More »

Healthier hearts equal healthier guts

Healthier hearts equal healthier guts It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what’s inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University. In this first-of-its-kind study, just published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, recent SF State graduate student Ryan Durk and Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley partnered with the SF State Health Equity Research (HER) Lab to test...

Read More »

Edema Remedies

Edema Remedies Edema, also known as oedema, dropsy and hydropsy, is an accumulation of fluid in the body’s tissues, which leads to swelling. Although edema can occur in any part of your body, it usually affects the hands, ankles, legs and feet. About 4.4 million people in the U.S. suffer from edema. Common signs and symptoms of edema include swelling, puffiness, stretched or shiny skin, and dimpling of the skin after being pressed for a few seconds. Mild cases of edema may result from sitting or staying...

Read More »

Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue It’s time to do something about adrenal fatigue because chances are you’re dealing with it. Many proponents of this condition estimate that almost every person can experience adrenal fatigue, also known as hypoadrenia, to some degree at a particularly stressful point in his or her life. Because of the vast influence of the adrenals on the body, symptoms of adrenal fatigue can mimic a number of disorders and isn’t always easily recognizable. Most sources agree that adrenal fatigue symptoms...

Read More »

Ozone Health Effects

Ozone Health Effects WIN Health Note: Ozone Pollution is a growing problem in Colorado, since the entire state is blanketed with energy development.  AIRNOW.Gov  is a great resource for you to use to monitor this dangerous situation. Who is at risk? People most at risk from breathing air containing ozone include people with asthma, children, older adults, and people who are active outdoors, especially outdoor workers.  In addition, people with certain genetic characteristics, and people with reduced intake of...

Read More »

Polyphenols – What and Why

Polyphenols – What and Why You know how the doctor or nutritionist says that you should eat more fruits and vegetables because they are good for you? Well, it’s not just because they are good for your digestion. It’s largely because of the nutrients and polyphenols in these plants. Your body always needs both macro and micro nutrients to function optimally, fight off diseases, get the appropriate nutrition, boost your immune system, eliminate free radicals, slow down the aging process, reduce inflammation which...

Read More »

Spinal Angina – Overlooked Misalignment?

Spinal Angina – Overlooked Misalignment? The Body Beyond Low Back Pain and Whiplash Years ago emergency room cardiologists frequently encountered cases of puzzling chest pain unrelated to the heart or occluded coronary arteries. There might also be shortness of breath, nausea, and pressure radiating around to the back. Diagnostics would show the cardiovascular system in working order. Sometimes the problem was an esophageal spasm or a hiatal hernia with gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). Often, though, they were left scratching our heads...

Read More »

Bad News About Artificial Sweeteners

Bad News About Artificial Sweeteners ZERO-CALORIE ARTIFICIAL sweeteners meant to reduce consumption of sugar are being linked to diabetes and obesity.A new study presented Sunday at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting examined the biochemical effects of artificial sweeteners in rats and cell cultures. Researchers fed one group of rats a diet high in glucose or fructose, different types of sugars, and another group a diet with aspartame or acesulfame potassium, common zero-calorie artificial sweeteners. After three weeks,...

Read More »

Featured Posts