Category Archives: Diets

Micronutrients: The Gateway to Cellular Health Function 101

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 17th, 2023

micronutrients cellular function 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Introduction to Micronutrient testing in clinical practice. Interpreting Micronutrient testing discussing clinical correlations. Presented by: Dr. Bernarda Zenker, M.D. If you want to truly optimize your health, then you must understand that it is not just all about hormone optimization therapy. The second, if not the most crucial aspect of your health is within your intracellular nutrient intake. Here is a chance to get them checked and treated precisely to your needs. Just as you've checked your hormone levels, this is the next level and steps to better your health.   WHY IS CELLULAR FUNCTION IMPORTANT? Cell function is a … Read more »

How to burn calories while walking.

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on September 1st, 2023

strong man deadliftingReading Time: 4 minutes GET MOVING! You hear it constantly. For many folks, it is an annual New Year’s Eve Resolution to join a gym...with disheartening but predictable results. The gym is packed in January, begins to thin out by February, and by March, the gym has returned to its “before the New Year’s Eve Resolution crowd” waddled in. Why is this? So many people cannot stay with a fitness routine for several reasons. But one of the most common is the time factor. Today’s fast-paced, high-tech, stress-filled, always “ON” environment makes incredible demands on our time. An elaborate fitness regimen requires dedication, discipline, … Read more »

Are You a “Soy Boy”?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on July 6th, 2023

are you a soy boy 300x220Reading Time: 4 minutes "Soy boy" is a term that originated in online communities and has gained popularity on social media and in popular culture. The term is often used to describe men who are perceived as weak, effeminate, or lacking in traditional masculine qualities. The origin of the term is uncertain, but it is believed to have originated from the idea that consuming soy products can have a feminizing effect on men, leading to a decrease in testosterone levels and other masculinizing hormones. However, there is little scientific evidence to support this claim, and many health experts dispute the notion that soy products … Read more »

Finding the Origin of Prostate Cancer to Stop Cancer Before it Starts

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 21st, 2023

pink ribbon 1751875_960_720 300x274Reading Time: 3 minutes There was recently an exciting breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment. The ideal cancer treatment should be able to attack the source of uncontrolled cellular division at a minimal risk to the patient. In a new development, scientists have discovered a mechanism by which to eliminate prostate cancer by stopping the activity of just one enzyme known as PI5P4K?. The evidence of their clinical efforts was released in the journal Science Advances. While these discoveries have not reached human trials, their potential is undeniable. Overcoming Treatment-Resistant Prostate Cancer One of the biggest problems with traditional prostate cancer treatment (and most cancers … Read more »

Testosterone-Boosting Foods: Nutrition for a Man

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 5th, 2023

foods to boost testosterone levels 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re looking to boost your testosterone levels naturally, it will be more of a long-term endeavor. Diet and lifestyle changes will need to be made and followed consistently in order to see results. The more consistent you are, the faster you will see results. This article will cover the diet aspect of naturally boosting testosterone by discussing the foods that provide the building blocks for testosterone production. Eat these foods and you’ll be eating the perfect nutrition that every man needs. Eat a Well-Balanced Diet to Increase Testosterone Levels The emphasis here with a well-balanced diet is high saturated … Read more »

Inflammatory Foods Linked to Low Testosterone

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 2nd, 2023

inflammatory foods linked to low testosterone 300x190Reading Time: 3 minutes A man’s diet is even more important than you might think. Sure, following a healthy or somewhat healthy diet will help keep excess fat off and maintain good muscle mass, especially if he regularly goes to the gym. But does it maintain hormone balance? Are the foods you’re eating affecting the hormones in your body...specifically testosterone? Testosterone is the essential hormone for a man, affecting many body processes. Recent research suggests that specific diets can actually lower testosterone in men. Proinflammatory Foods Lower Testosterone Levels in Men The diets we are talking about here contain proinflammatory foods. Eating these foods … Read more »

A High-Protein Diet – Good for Testosterone Levels or Not?

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on December 31st, 2022

high protein diet lowers testosterone levels 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Your diet significantly impacts your hormones, including testosterone levels. Learn about the impact of a high-protein diet on the male hormone. It seems like every few years there is a new and trendy diet for us to try and this time, it’s the one! The one that will finally help you to slim down, lose those last ten pounds or help you to bulk up more. Lately, the more popular diets have moved away from the high carb diets like veganism to high-protein diets with low carbohydrates. Unfortunately, it looks like the consumption of a lot of protein is detrimental … Read more »

Boost Your Testosterone With a Low-Calorie, Ketogenic-Focused Diet

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on December 27th, 2022

ketogenic diet can boost testosterone levels when overweight or obese 300x169Reading Time: 3 minutes Most men these days are looking to boost their testosterone levels, either naturally or with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Many try the natural way first before starting hormone replacement. In fact, testosterone levels in men are the lowest we’ve ever seen, even in young men. Is there something in our food? Water? Are we not exercising enough? We do not know the answer but there are several natural ways that have been found to boost testosterone in many men. One of these ways is to eat a low-calorie and ketogenic-based diet. Low-Cal and Ketogenic Diet Dramatically Affects Testosterone Levels A … Read more »

Drinking Water Alone Isn’t Enough

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on December 19th, 2022

drinking water is not enough 300x166Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m all for drinking water. Everyone needs – preferably pure – water every day. But the old advice about drinking eight glasses a day isn’t necessarily true. For some people, that would be an appropriate quantity, especially if you’re exerting yourself or spending a lot of time in the sun. Other people can do just fine on half that amount. Many doctors today advise drinking primarily when you’re thirsty. And it’s very good advice, when you do get thirsty, to avoid caffeinated or sweetened or sugared beverages – and don’t forget that caffeine can actually dehydrate you, so those kinds … Read more »

The Standard American Diet is Linked to Poor Testicular Function

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on December 19th, 2022

western junk food diet linked to poor testicular function 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes More doctors around the world are realizing that the Standard American Diet (or SAD, for short) is an incredibly poor diet, indeed. It is poor in nutrients, full of fat that leads to heart disease and weight gain and is probably the cause of a host of other terrible health issues. One of these health issues, that has recently come to light, is impaired testicular function. The Western Junk Food Diet Now, many people think that the SAD is normal and healthy for most people. Yes, there are plenty of Americans who eat a healthy and wonderful diet. But in … Read more »

Vitamins and Nutrients that Keep Hair Healthy and Vibrant

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 23rd, 2022

vitamins 26622_960_720 289x300Reading Time: 2 minutes Some people make gorgeous hair look easy, but there are a lot of tools at your disposal to get the same great look. Healthy hair is an extension of a healthy body, and good nutrition is critical to maintaining wonderful hair. While product can work wonders, the foundation of hair health is good diet. Our Wellness Specialists can help you achieve the ultimate look with top-quality Douglas Labs Pharmaceutical-Grade Nutrition Supplements. The Building Blocks of Beautiful Locks Vitamin A is vital to the growth and division of cells, and it's widely used in skin and hair care products. Vitamin A facilitates … Read more »

Could a Revolutionary Weight Loss Strategy Be on the Horizon?

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 31st, 2021

scale 403585_640 300x199Reading Time: 7 minutes Brown Fat Metabolism-Boosting Method Discovered Obesity is a national epidemic in the United States and a growing problem across the world. As more and more countries are stabilizing their food supplies, they begin to have to deal with issues like overeating and obesity more often. According to the WHO, there are almost 1.5 billion men and women across the world that are clinically obese or overweight. On top of that, there are more than forty million boys and girls under five years old that are at least overweight. Our bodies just aren't designed to withstand obesity, and it incredibly detrimental … Read more »

Controlling Testosterone Levels Through Diet

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 29th, 2021

strong men testosterone 300x181Reading Time: 3 minutes For men, protecting Testosterone Levels is very important. The older that we get, the more conscientious that we have to be to ward off the effects of Low-T and Andropause. One of the most impactful means to preserve healthy Testosterone Levels is through diet. By combining a nutritious and thoughtful diet with exercise, rest, and smart lifestyle choices, you can maximize your Testosterone Levels naturally at any age! Foods that Help Boost Testosterone Fish Oil (capsule or via fatty fish) – Omega-Three Fatty Acids help provide the building blocks of Testosterone. Trout, Sardines, Salmon, and Herring are all excellent choices. Eating … Read more »