How accurate are food allergy tests? Is it worth it to get one done if I am having digestive issues? The food allergy test is at best only 60-80% accurate; it gives you a very rough place to start. A detailed food history and an astute clinical correlation is key and far more helpful.
Individuals who have an exercise habit of running, even for a short time and at a slow pace, are less likely to die from heart related diseases as compared to non-runners, a study revealed. The health benefits from jogging and other light exercise include lowered risk of disease, increased cardiovascular health, lowered stress, and much […]
Researchers at Oregon State University’s Linus Pauling Institute have attributed a variety of biological benefits to a lipoic acid, a micronutrient that may be able to help reset the circadian rhythms of most living things and help with the symptoms of a circadian rhythm disorder. The study was published in the professional journal Biochemical and […]
Why do probiotics cause intense stomach aches in some people but not others? Is it because the body is not used to them? Each person’s body is different and tolerance to supplements can vary a great deal, so what is beneficial to one person may not be so to another. In the case of probiotics, […]
Can food allergies cause psoriasis? It is very common. Food allergies can trigger inflammatory response easily, especially if the adrenal glands are weak. Psoriasis is a symptom of such skin irritation.
Couscous is a small pasta made of semolina, a form of wheat. For those that are sensitive to gluten or wheat you can substitute the couscous with Quinoa. Harissa paste is a Maghrebian hot chili pepper paste made out of several kinds of peppers, spices and herbs including garlic paste, coriander seed or caraway. Ingredients […]
If you are one of those individuals who need coffee to wake up in the morning and then several more mugs to get you through the day, then it is high time to start worrying about your habit. Even though coffee is considered as the best beverage by many health experts, drinking too much can […]