Benefits Of Cocoa

Benefits Of Cocoa By Chef K.T. Murphy The Incas were the first ones to concoct a deliciously cold, brown drink made from the cocoa tree. They even went so far as to call it the drink of gods because of its many health benefits. When the Spaniards got their hands on the drink in 1582,…

Belly Fat: A Predictor Of Diabetes

Belly Fat: A Predictor Of Diabetes By Chef K.T. Murphy We all hate the unsightly bulge in the waistline, be it the tightness of your favorite pair of jeans, or the popped button on a button-down blouse. These are all signs that your belly fat has gotten out of control. Not only is belly fat…

What It Really Takes To Get 6/8/12 Pack Abs

What It Really Takes To Get 6/8/12 Pack Abs By Chef K.T. Murphy It can be tough to know how to get your body where it needs to be to show your abs. But, the way the media makes it look, everyone should have them right. Every magazine has some reference to the secret to…

Appetite vs Exercise???

Appetite vs Exercise??? By Chef K.T. Murphy It is the start of a New Year, and as we make our resolutions, losing weight or getting in shape will invariably be one of the most popular goals of 2018. Many people will turn to diets or fads for a miracle cure, however, the time-tested method of…

Awesome Benefits Of Berries For Diet And Health

Awesome Benefits Of Berries For Diet And Health By Chef K.T. Murphy Berries are more than just delicious additions to smoothies or yogurt. They are tasty, natural enhancers that are sweet delights! The benefits of incorporating berries into your diet are endless. What’s unique about these fruits is that each berry brings its own unique…

Role Of Blood Sugars In Your Appetite

Role Of Blood Sugars In Your Appetite By Chef K.T. Murphy To regulate appetite, the body relies on a complex interaction between the digestive, nervous, and endocrine systems. Hormones like ghrelin and peptide, together with signals from the nervous and digestive systems, stimulate or suppress appetite. Doctors and researchers are continuing to unveil more data…

What Top Experts Say About Healthy Eating

What Top Experts Say About Healthy Eating by Chef K.T. Murphy Every day we are bogged down with something new in the health world. One minute something is good for you, the next it’s not. What makes this dilemma so difficult is weeding out those with the facts and those who think they have the…

Creating A Gratitude List To Improve Eating Habits

Creating A Gratitude List To Improve Eating Habits By Chef K.T. Murphy The ever-wise Dalai Lama 14th once quoted, “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” Appreciation is the root of gratitude. It’s easy to express gratitude when someone shows us a measure of kindness when we reach a…

Nutritionists Can Support Your Quest For Good Health

Nutritionists Can Support Your Quest For Good Health By Chef K.T. Murphy When aspiring to live a healthier lifestyle, many people do the following, join a gym, hire a personal trainer and diet. While those are awesome first steps to reaching your goals, there’s one vital component missing from the equation that many often times…

Protein Choices To Lower Cholesterol

Protein Choices To Lower Cholesterol By Chef K.T. Murphy There are plenty of trendy diets out there for high protein diets, however, this can lead to high levels of cholesterol if you’re choosing the wrong protein types. However, if you want to maintain a healthy level of LDL cholesterol there are plenty of appropriate proteins…

Your Best Lifestyle Choices For Lowering Cholesterol

Your Best Lifestyle Choices For Lowering Cholesterol By Chef K.T. Murphy If there is excess cholesterol in your blood, it starts to build up in the walls of your arteries. As more and more cholesterol starts to build up, your arteries will become narrowed. This will have a negative effect on the speed of your…

Lowering Cholesterol: Eat Your Veggies

Lowering Cholesterol: Eat Your Veggies By Chef K.T. Murphy Phytosterols, or plant sterols, are compounds that are very similar, structurally, to cholesterol. They are naturally occurring, and have been part of our diet for thousands of years. You can find small levels of plant sterols in natural foods, such as vegetables, whole grains, fruits, vegetable…

Women At Risk For Heart Disease With High Cholesterol

Women At Risk For Heart Disease With High Cholesterol By Chef K.T. Murphy A lot of people are confused as to what cholesterol actually is, what purpose it serves, and why it can be unhealthy. What many don’t know is that your body needs cholesterol in order to function properly. What Is Cholesterol Cholesterol is…

Stop Sabotaging You

Stop Sabotaging You by Chef K.T. Murphy We’re so used to things not going our way that we protect ourselves by ruining things for ourselves before they get ruined by others. Many times those who sabotage their health are driven by unconscious reasons but justify it via mindful means. Simply put, we screw up our…

5 Ways to Being Healthier

5 Ways to Being Healthier By Chef K.T. Murphy We all want better health and wellness but often times we don’t live as healthy as we should be living. The problem may be that we developed bad habits and now we have to undo them but no one is perfect and we all need improvement….

What Is integrative Medicine?

by Chef K.T. Murphy If you are seriously ill, you would want to take advantage of any evidence-based approach to get better, wouldn’t you? In essence, that is what Integrative Medicine or Integrative Healthcare (IH) does. It takes the most effective treatments from different disciplines to construct a personalized health plan for the patient’s unique…