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Healthy Sweeteners: Which to Choose?

By Res-Q editor 4 days ago 41 Views

Kudos to you for choosing natural sweeteners over artificial sweeteners that are linked to serious health consequences, including increased risk of metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and possibly even cancer.

Here’s a snapshot of three healthy sugar alternatives to choose when the urge to eat something sweet strikes:

Stress: What Causes It and How to Soothe It

By Res-Q editor 21 days ago 166 Views

Americans are more stressed today than ever.As a result, high levels of stress take a serious toll on health.Let’s take a look at some of the most common stressors and then learn ways to support the body.

The most common causes of stress are:

  • Emotional stress (relationships, job, household responsibility, caring for an aging or ill loved one, physical trauma, loss/grief)
  • Poor diet
  • Lack of sleep/ Poor sleep quality
  • Chronic illness or infections
  • Toxins such as frequent exposure to chemicals and pollutants

Why Are You Deficient in Vitamin D?

By Res-Q editor 29 days ago 316 Views

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in today's society. Is the rate truly increasing or are more people simply being diagnosed? Read on to find out.

Eat This (Not That!) for Better Gut Health

By Res-Q editor 2 months ago 506 Views

Health begins in the gut. A balanced gut microbiome supports a healthy immune system, healthy digestion, and may help prevent obesity, diabetes and even heart attacks. So, what should you eat (and not eat) to keep your gut healthy? Here's a quick guide:

Help For Your Underactive Thyroid

By Res-Q editor 3 months ago 655 Views

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which your thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones.There are various types of hypothyroidism, including Hashimoto’s (also known as autoimmune thyroiditis), which is the most common cause.This condition alone affects 14 million people in the United States alone.

Many people may also suffer from symptoms of hypothyroidism, despite normal lab values, and may have subclinical hypothyroidism.Common symptoms include: fatigue, weight gain, feeling cold, hair loss, constipation, dry skin, and mild depression.

Stop the Sleepless Merry-Go-Round

By Res-Q editor 4 months ago 1176 Views

We all know we need seven to nine hours of sleep a night, but what happens after just a night of tossing and turning? Believe it or not, just one lone restless night has been found to negatively impact your metabolism and cellular biological clock.If you’ve had a rough night without much quality shuteye, you may notice impaired coordination, memory and judgement.

When to Buy Organic: The Dirty Dozen List

By Res-Q editor 8 months ago 2131 Views

Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes test results of more than 35,200 samples of fruits and vegetables taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. Then, based on the results, they formulate a list known as the “Dirty Dozen.”

Five Greens to Boost Your Health

By Res-Q editor 8 months ago 1437 Views

You know you are supposed to eat your veggies, but have you ever wondered which ones give you the best bang for your buck? Look no further. Naturopathic doctor Melissa Josselson, N.D., says these five power-packed greens should be on your grocery list every week.