As defined by The National MS Society Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The exact antigen — or target that the immune cells are sensitized to attack — remains unknown, which is why MS is considered by many experts to be "immune-mediated" rather than "autoimmune."Read More >
When it comes to leading a healthy life, the quality of what we eat is all that matters. Your food determines not just your health but your mood as well. Your ability to stay focused and be more productive largely depend on what you eat.Read More >
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Research shows that 90% of diets fail, with most re-gaining the weight (and even more!) over a 5 year period. While there are lots of variable reasons why diets fail, one of the most important issues is constant hunger. Of course, when it comes to fat loss, one of the most basic principles is being in an energy deficit - eating less total food or calories than you burn per day. This is where the well-known recommendation: “eat less and move more” came from.
There are several different approaches to nutrition, and an individual’s path is often based on a variety of factors that go beyond what’s in a grocery cart. There may be fitness or weight loss goals, food allergies, chronic health conditions, family considerations, work and travel schedules, and even religious or cultural needs.Read More >
Summer cannot get here soon enough! All the months spent indoors, waiting for the warm weather will finally be worth it when you bust out the swimming suit. If the thought of wearing a bikini has you nervous, there is still time to get your beach body back!
Don’t worry, we're not talking about extreme, unsafe diets that deprive you of food and leave you feeling tired or irritated. Instead, we’ve put together the top tips that everyone can use to get the beach body they'll be proud of!Read More >