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Poor diet appears to be a major factor behind a significant rise in mental illness, according to British studies. Researchers found a strong correlation between attention deficit disorder, depression, Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia and the absence of essential dietary fats, vitamins and minerals.
Changes in diet have been linked to numerous mental health disorders, [...]
Doctors are taught to sell drugs to patients. How do you think the pharmaceutical companies make so much money each day. Doctors are only interested in money, and I never felt that anyone really wanted to help me.
Doctors will likely tell their sarcoid patient that sarcoid is a disease in which your immune [...]
Chemical food additives were first created with the purpose of keeping food safe and bacteria free, but today, technology has taken chemicals way beyond health and safety. Westernized foods are saturated with a plethora of chemicals. Chemicals, drugs and environmental factors, including diet and lifestyles, may be responsible for causing up to 90% of [...]
INTRODUCTIONMedifast and Take Shape for Life is committed to maximizing health and wellness through it’s provision of soy-based meal replacement weight control programs. In light of recent controversy, including books, slanting soy, Medifast feels it is their duty to provide the latest evidence-based recommendations regarding the use of dietary soy for healthcare providers.
Many of the health benefits derived from soy foods are because of its isoflavones. Soy isoflavones are estrogen-like compounds isolated from soybeans.
Medifast products use a high quality soy protein isolate that is water washed (rather than alcohol washed) to keep these naturally-occurring isoflavones.
Many researchers believe that soy may decrease the risk of certain [...]
How many so-called diets out there do you see on TV talk about getting our seniors out their healthy and more happy. The answer is NONE!
Medifast from Take Shape for Life allows not only empowers men and woman and teenagers the ability to slim down, lose weight and get healthy but now our seniors.
Overweight Causes Cancer Major new research shows 20% of cancer deaths in women are caused by being overweight Overweight — not just obesity, but being overweight — accounts for 14 to 20% of deaths by cancer, report researchers.
Being overweight at cancer diagnosis or soon afterward, as measured by body mass index (BMI; weight (kg)/height [...]
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a chronic health condition characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes mellitus (insulin-dependent diabetes) and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Both are managed with proper food choices, physical activity and (in some cases) oral medications or insulin injections. There is [...]
While Take Shape For Life and Medifast recognize a potential benefit of alli during the Weight Maintenance phase, using alli during the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan or Transition phases of the program will probably provide little to no benefit as these phases are already low calorie and low fat.
In clinical studies, alli [...]