New research into nutritional genomics reveals a wide range of ways your genes affect the kinds of foods your body tolerates, and those you should avoid.
Hormones play a vital role in weight gain and loss. Some affect appetite, while others affect how readily your body gives up calories stored in fat. While there is no magic pill that can switch these on and off, there are tricks you can use in your diet to switch the right weight loss hormones on – and turn off the hormones that can lead to weight gain.
You depend on the bacteria in your gut to keep you healthy. These help you digest food and protect you from illnesses that might otherwise pass from your gastrointestinal tract into your bloodstream. So keeping your gut healthy is vital to overall health. What are the signs that you have an unhealthy gut?