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“It’s true that some people are gluten or dairy intolerant, but lots of people can also handle eating those things just fine. Sugar is a different story, says Heidi Turner, M.S., R.D.N., a medical nutrition therapist at The Seattle Arthritis Clinic. “Sugar is the universal inflammatory,” says Turner, who specializes in anti-inflammatory diets to help reduce the pain and symptoms related to autoimmune conditions and inflammatory arthritis. “Everyone is sugar intolerant.” Eating a high-sugar diet can have serious consequences for your mental and physical health. Even the healthiest people aren’t exempt from sugar’s negative side effects.

Eating a diet that’s high in added sugar is bad news for your heart, according to a major 2014 study. The researchers found that eating more than the recommended amount of added sugar may increase your risk of dying from heart disease. Even if you go to the gym and eat your greens regularly, you aren’t immune from the effects of sugar on your health. Eating a high-sugar diet can set you up for disease, even if you’re otherwise healthy, according to a new study. Researchers found unhealthy levels of fat in the blood and livers of men who ate a high-sugar diet, which may increase the risk of heart disease, they report.” Read more from this article here:

#sugar #nutrition #health
The best cute for a midday slump: green juice! No caffeine, nothing artificial, just raw fruits and veggies to recharge😊🍃🌿 #plantbased #eathealthy #wellness #nutrition #wholefoods #cleaneats 📸: @plantbasedblonde
15 ways to self love😌 Don’t forget to take take of yourself this week. Stop by the office anytime for a massage, acupuncture treatment or gentle chiropractic adjustment by Dr. Abrams. #wellness #selflove #selfcare #health
Plant-based alternative to caesar salad: roasted chickpeas and capers... YUM! #plantbased #eatmoreplants #nutrition #wellness #health 📸: @plantbasedblonde
What are you going to accomplish today? Fill in the blank in the comments below☺️
Going meatless once a week can reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. It can also help limit your carbon footprint and save precious resources like fresh water and fossil fuel. Eat more plants😌🌿🍃🌱 #vegan #vegetarian #cleaneats #wholefoods #nutrition #exercise #wellness
Six benefits of exercising in nature:
1. fresh air has more oxygen
2. raises serotonin levels
3. triggers primal regions of our brain and psyche 
4. more sensory simulation
5. increases feelings of well-being & lowers depression
6. sun exposure increases vitamin D levels & optimize hormones 
#exercise #health #wellness #arizona
“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” —Ancient Ayurvedic Proverb #nutrition #health #wellness #wholefoods #weightloss #cleaneats
On the menu for today: celery juice🤪 Celery juice lowers blood pressure, protects against chemotherapy effects, prevents chronic diseases, and minimizes oxidative stress. It also has anti-inflammatory properties! #celery #nutrition #wholefoods #health
Spending Veteran’s Day at Huntington Beach (my hometown) and watching someone get proposed to by airplane! Getting my vitamin D and vitamin SEA! #health #vitamind #veteransday
Self Care Sunday☺️🌿 Happy Sunday from all of us at Aaaah Wellness. We hope your Sunday is a relaxing one! #selfcare #selflove #sundayvibes
How much broccoli do you eat during the week?🥦🥦 Eating foods with a natural fiber like broccoli can prevent constipation, maintain a healthy digestive tract, and lower the risk of colon cancer. Adequate fiber promotes regularity, which is crucial for the daily excretion of toxins. Broccoli also helps maintain low blood sugar. #broccoli #health #wellness #nutrition #wholefoods #eatclean