What is ‘GI’ and a List of Common Foods

What is ‘GI’? ‘GI’ stands for glycemic index. The Glycemic Index is a numerical Index that ranks carbohydrates based on their rate of glycemic response (i.e. their conversion to glucose within the human body). Pure glucose is given an arbitrary rating of 100 as a reference point and all other carbohydrates are rated from 0 […]

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Avoid Chemicals, Foods and Herbs that Act as Estrogens

Phytoestrogens, Naturally Occurring Plant Estrogens Plants produce chemicals that mimic estrogen, and block progesterone. In general, it is thought that they tend to wash out of the body within several days in contrast to months or decades that the xenoestrogens take to be excreted. Whole grains, fruits, seeds, beans and herbs all are know to […]

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Vitamin D Enhances Athletic Performance

Peak Athletic Performance and Vitamin D “No thanks doc, I’m fine.”“No way doc.” I had just finished informing my vitamin D deficient patient about the benefits of vitamin D, telling him he needed to take 4,000 IU per day. I used all the techniques I have learned in 30 years of medical practice to convince […]

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Alcohol, Tobacco Worse Than Drugs

Study: Alcohol, Tobacco Worse Than Drugs By MARIA CHENGThe Associated PressFriday, March 23, 2007; 3:41 AM LONDON — New “landmark” research finds that alcohol and tobacco are more dangerous than some illegal drugs like marijuana or Ecstasy and should be classified as such in legal systems, according to a new British study. In research published […]

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