Welcome to Healthy with Hart hosted by Kathy Hart! This page will focus on healthy living through diet and eco-friendly options plus some fun things to do around this amazing city. The podcast will feature interviews with experts and celebrities that will be light-hearted, direct and fun covering everything from acupuncture and Feng Shui to household toxins and Reiki.
Paleo Takes 5 Added - 2014-11-19
Paleo Takes 5
Creator of PALEOdISH.com, Cindy Sexton, discusses.....
Choosing Coconut Oil Choosing unrefined, or "virgin" coconut oil will provide the most benefits since processing practices can negate its favorable properties.
Juice Cleanses Not for Healthy Weight Loss MYTH: Juice Cleanses Help You Eliminate Toxins"People think juice cleanses are a good way to detox the body," says McDaniel. "But I remind my clients that you have a built-in detox organ, the liver, and it''s very good at what it does." It probably won''t harm you if you go on a juice cleanse for a day or so, but as a way to lose weight, it''s not such a good idea since it deprives you of proteins and fats and may lead to muscle loss.
Losing Your Hair? Hair LossWhen you don''t get the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that your body needs from your diet, it can cause your hair to fall out. For instance, too little protein in your diet can damage healthy hair, and inhibit your body''s ability to build new hair follicles, which can cause noticeable hair loss after about two to three months of a protein-deficient diet. Very strict weight-loss diets can also cause noticeable hair loss, which commonly occurs about three months after losing 15 pounds or more of body weight.
Nuts & Chocolate = Mental Longevity? Compounds called plant sterols may help protect against Alzheimer''s, German research reveals. Mice on a diet enriched with stigmasterol - a plant sterol found in dark chocolate and many tree nuts, had 62% fewer Alzheimer''s-related brain proteins than mice that consumed no stigmasterol.
Step Away from the White Stuff Loading up on sugar may strain your heart, a study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests. People who took in about 20% of their calories from added sugars were 38% more likely to die of heart disease than those who ate less than 10%.
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