Join the Wild Village!

You are viewing ASK STELLA

A Review of the Research: Cancer and its Potential Causes and Treatments

By Posted on 0 8 m read

The Start: When Old Methods Trump the New

Okinawa used to be the island of the age-defying, but World War II and the modern age have brought the Standard American Diet (SAD) into the everyday lives of Okinawans, for the worse. Post-military occupation, Okinawa now has a high incidence of obesity and the

Share this article

Detoxing: The new Code Word for Diet?

By Posted on 0 5 m read

The most long-standing media darling is the “diet”; defined colloquially as “a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons.”

From the fat-free crazes of the 90’s to the Atkin’s super sensation, ‘diets’ have been a household name forever. Now, the word “diet” seems  …

Share this article

Caffeine Health Benefits and Risks

By Posted on 0 1 m read

Here’s a nasty little secret you didn’t know about caffeine: If your adrenal glands–the part of your body that produces stress hormones like cortisol & adrenaline are on overdrive–you could be setting yourself up for hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic reactions (low/high blood sugar).

A brief explanation about caffeine metabolism:

Caffeine is metabolized in the …

Share this article