By now you may realize—because all of the body’s systems are interconnected—that there is usually more than one cause con-tributing to your fatigue. When one of your body’s systems is out of balance (if, for example, your HPA axis is malfunctioning be-cause of chronic stress), then other systems (like your
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Nearly one-third of Americans have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)—now the most common chronic disease of the liver. Although rarely discussed in conventional medical offices and even less in the media, NAFLD is epidemic.
This stealthy condition can go undetected for years—with deadly consequences. Once advanced, NAFLD cannot be reversed. It
It’s not surprising that nutrient deficiencies are low energy causes, given that your body’s trillions of cells rely on vitamins and minerals to generate energy. What is surprising is that few doctors recognize the fact that fatigue and lacking energy is often an early symptom of multiple vitamin and mineral
Along with its potential brain-boosting power, natural vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that may decrease the risk of heart attack, help prevent cataracts, and boost immune function. It even has been studied for preventing and treating cancer. Instead of taking supplements, focus on eating vitamin E food sources, like
Researchers have known for some time that oxidative damage plays an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke. Oxidized low-density lipoproteins (ox-LDLs) are considered the worst offenders. But it’s known that antioxidants prevent some of the damage that converts LDLs into ox-LDLs.
Following a healthy diet, exercising regularly, watching your weight and managing stress will keep your body strong and healthy, but can it keep your mind healthy too? Scientific evidence does indeed suggest that good nutrition and physical activity, combined with mental stimulation and social interaction, may help prevent you from
Is vitamin E dead? As with Mark Twain, reports of its demise may be greatly exaggerated. But what’s clear right now is confusion over recent findings from the Women’s Health Study, the largest clinical trial to study the effect of vitamin E on the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
It’s hard to know what vitamin and mineral supplements to take, if any. Vitamin C remains popular, even though, surprisingly, B vitamins now outsell all other vitamin supplements. But the advice that’s out there seems to flip-flop with irritating regularity. Vitamin E is good for you; vitamin E is bad