I am 62 and have been working on a probiotic diet to improve my health, which is not bad, but I feel I could have more energy. What should I do for myself, without following mainstream solutions?
Reinvent Your BreakfastEvery month we ask top practitioners to address your health concerns. This month find solutions for energy, fungal nails, and kidney stones.
Question answered by BETH THAYER, MS, RD. THAYER is the spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and specializes in behavior and lifestyle modifications, nutrition, and health coaching.
Every month we ask top practitioners to address your health concerns. This month find solutions for kidney stones, bed-wetting, and questions about chocolate.
Do you ever contemplate your kidneys? Join the club if you answered “no.” After all, why would you pay them any attention if they don’t cause you any problems? Whether you think about them or not, each day, these important organs filter 200 liters of blood, sifting out about 2 liters of waste and water that your body excretes as urine.They may be the hardest-working organs you never think about.By Smamtha Cleaver
Any man who’s gone through it will tell you that passing a kidney stone is the male equivalent of giving birth. In other words, it really, really hurts. Stones—ranging in size from a grain of sand to a small plum—form in the kidneys, when minerals and other substances in the urine aggregate.
By Lisa Turner