Genetically Modified Foods: You Are What You Eat

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-+*Genetically modified foods (GM Foods) are those that have been genetically altered in order to benefit producers and consumers; these foods are often created to resist disease, grow quicker, add nutritional value, or decrease allergy levels. But are they good for you, and the environment? The Controversy Although GM foods seem beneficial to consumers, they […]

3 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes

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-+*With the growing rate of obesity in the United States and across the globe, diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic. An estimated 346 million people on Earth have diabetes based on a 2008 report, more than double the 153 million with the disease in 1980. In the United States alone, 26 million people have diabetes, […]

How to Manage ADHD Naturally


-+*Adderall is often used as a treatment for ADHD but it does not come without a price. According to Neuropsychologist and co-founder of the Long Island ADHD Professionals Consortium (LIAPC) Kimberly Williams, “there can be some side effects, such as decreased appetite, changes in sleep patterns, headache, weight loss or some gastrointestinal changes.” Aside from […]

What’s the Best Way to Avoid STD’s?


-+*Throughout the rather minimal sex education I received in middle and high school, I learned quite a bit about STDs and preventative measures. What really stuck with me was that I didn’t want them. Of course, nobody goes through life saying, “Oh, I can’t wait until I get gonorrhea!” But, along with learning how to […]

Proven Ways to Increase Your Energy Naturally

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-+*Inspiyr recently spoke with Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, best-selling author and medical director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers. Dr. Teitelbaum shared natural ways to get more energy, how to find your true passion in life, and why the US government does not want us to talk about the benefits of natural health remedies. How did […]

17 Fruits and Vegetables That Are Low in Carbohydrates

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-+*Low-carbohydrate, or low-carb, diets have been promoted as a great way to lose weight and maintain muscle mass, but what foods should you eat when you’re following a low-carb regimen? Many natural fruits, vegetables, and meats contain a low amount of carbohydrates, which are enough to maintain a healthy nutritional carbohydrate level, but not excessive […]