Ann Louise Gittleman

Top nutritionist, visionary health expert and bestselling author, Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, has always been a trendsetter. Continually breaking new ground in traditional and holistic health, she is internationally recognized as a pioneer in dietary, environmental, and women's health issues and is known as "The First Lady of Nutrition" among her millions of followers worldwide.

5 Reasons Why Fat Is Not Your Fault

Fat can sometimes be difficult to budge, despite eating healthy and working out daily. Excess estrogen and low progesterone can lead to a vicious "fat deposition - estrogen increase" cycle. Increase in levels of harmful bacteria in the gut can lead to fat gain. Lack of sleep and anti-depressants tend to increase food cravings. Your genes could be to blame too!

Is Graviola Nature’s Answer to Cancer?

Graviola (Soursop),a tropical rainforest fruit, is purported to cure cancers of the ovary, breast, lung, prostate, pancreas and liver. Several studies have reported that it kills malignant cells (even proving effective in fighting cancer cells resistant to chemotherapy), while leaving the healthy cells alone. Excessive consumption can cause nausea, reduce blood pressure and lower your gut bacteria count.

Are Internal Scars The Root Cause Of Chronic Pain?

When you undergo a surgery, or experience an injury, the body creates tiny strands of collagen called adhesions or internal scars. These cause small, powerful fibers to cover and isolate injured tissues. The body has no way to dissolve them and can remain even after healing. Over time, they can form layers that cause pain and cannot be detected in X-Ray, MRI or CAT scans.

11 Ways To Rock Your Smoothie

To loose weight, add 2 tbsp soy granules to your smoothie. Add 1/4 tsp cayenne powder to boost metabolism. To fight cravings, add 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar. To boost antioxidant levels, add 1/2 tsp turmeric. To detox, add 1/2 tsp cream of tartar. To counter bloating, add 5 gms fennel seeds. For clear skin, add 1/4 tsp basil. To soothe an upset tummy, add 1/4 tsp ginger powder.

6 Surprising Risk Factors For Heart Attacks In Women

Spontaneous preterm labor could indicate a weak heart and doubled risk of heart attack. If you are a mother of four or more children, changes in abdominal fat distribution can elevate risks. Fertility issues, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and sudden hot flashes have been linked with heart disease. If have taken proton pump indicators or have had the Coxsackie B virus in your childhood, you could be at risk.

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