In the past few years, there has been a large body of evidence that ties together many chronic symptoms that people complain of, with the permeability of the gut. This condition is generally referred to, as Leaky Gut Syndrome. Leaky gut syndrome is poorly recognized by mainstream medical practitioners. It is rarely tested for.

The adrenal glands produce hormones that regulate blood sugar levels, blood pressure, effect water retention, neurotransmitter levels, oxygen consumption, central nervous system function, cardiac output, and immune response. They consist of two parts; one the medulla which produces hormones like adrenalin and the cortex which produces cortisol. When the body is called upon to respond to stress the adrenal gland is the primary role player. Stress stimulates the adrenal medulla to produce more epinephrine which increases blood sugar and the adrenal cortex which produces cortisol.

Achieving proper blood sugar metabolism is essential for good health. Prolonged inefficient blood sugar metabolism, can adversely affect many aspects of your health. Most noticeable your weight, body composition, energy levels, blood lipids, and cardiovascular health. Poor eating habits will lead to insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a term used to denote your body's difficulty in using carbohydrates effectively.

Its summertime and you are looking for a healthy snack. So you decide to try fresh fruit instead of those unhealthy chips.

You go to the supermarket and find mountains of fresh fruit. Their ruby red color draw to the fresh, juicy, and highly nutritious strawberries. strawberriesLike most berries, strawberries are packed full of healthy ingredients. Vitamin C, minerals, fiber, and powerful anti-oxidants like anthocyanin. These nutrients help to prevent many chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, neurological diseases, chronic inflammation, and infection.

Vitamin D3 has long been recognized as a very important nutrient in its role in calcium metabolism, bone health, and in the prevention of rickets in children. Now it appears that low levels of vitamin D3 may contribute to other health problems, such as chronic colds and flu, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune diseases, irritable bowel, metabolic syndrome, glucose intolerance, chronic inflammation, fibromyalgia, and poly cystic ovarian disease...

For well over thirty years, Aspartame has been used to sweeten many of the foods that we eat, particularly foods like soft drinks, yogurt, baked goods, frozen deserts, fruit drinks, and many, many, others. The story of Aspartame is certainly a troubled one. There has always been serious concern in and out of both government and scientific circles as to Aspartame's safety.

Alternative Healthcare

Alternative Healthcare is designed to offer the best and the most up to date information about alternative health care.

Alternative Healthcare offers better ways than regular medicine - allopathic medicine - for maintaining a healthy body, and a safer and more effective way to treat illness, especially chronic illness