Immense Risks from Antibiotics

June 18, 2018 | 376 views

When Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, in approximately 400 BC stated that “all disease begins in the gut” and “let food be your medicine” it’s clear he understood how our bodies function. It’s unfortunate that many 21st century physicians have forgotten that wisdom while being trained to decide which prescription drug to prescribe for…

The Gluten Controversy

June 11, 2018 | 492 views

A controversy has been growing about gluten, the protein that naturally occurs in wheat, rye, spelt, barley and an extensive variety of prepared foods, condiments and beverages containing these grains. More and more people are complaining of what appear to be allergic reactions from eating these foods, many of whom previously enjoyed them without symptoms….

Pacify Your Pain Naturally

June 4, 2018 | 608 views

There is one thing most of us have in common—we have experienced pain. I’m talking about physical pain. The pain threshold varies widely among us; some people are extremely sensitive and others are incredibly resistant to feeling pain. Some are born without the protective effects of pain at all, which is not a benefit. These…

Ecklonia Cava for Sweet Dreams and More

May 31, 2018 | 361 views

Humans have always been resourceful and have utilized the gifts of nature around us to survive and thrive. Many plants have been studied by scientists to uncover why indigenous people have valued them for so long. Tremendous leaps in understanding have been made in the last few decades regarding a multitude of molecules and compounds…

Collagen for Repair and Beauty

May 29, 2018 | 780 views

Some people are blessed with graceful aging, looking and feeling much younger than their years. Others find the aging process to be less than gracious, to put it mildly. There is a lifetime of reasons for these outcomes ranging from genetics and environment to dietary choices, injuries and lifestyle. The effects of collagen (or a…

The Care and Feeding of Healthy Skin

May 24, 2018 | 488 views

Your skin is your largest organ and is vulnerable to the environment. Skin is the barrier between you and the increasingly toxic world. Its role is to protect you from the elements and harmful microbes, aid in regulation of body temperature and allow you the sensations of heat, cold and touch. Caring for your skin…

Your Immune System - Friend or Foe?

May 21, 2018 | 451 views

A well-functioning immune system is essential for staying healthy. A poorly functioning immune system is related to a wide range of ailments and complaints. In this blog we’ll discuss how things go wrong and outstanding news about powerful allies in regaining and maintaining good health. The immune system includes the tonsils, spleen, bone marrow, lymph…

Too Much of a Good Thing

May 17, 2018 | 623 views

High quality nutritional supplements are essential to maintaining the health and well-being of most of us. The rest just haven’t discovered their benefits yet. As great as some supplements are it’s possible to overwhelm the body with excessive, low quality or unnecessary pills and powders. I’ve spoken with a lot of intelligent people who take…

Bones and Beyond: Choosing the Right Calcium Supplement

May 14, 2018 | 482 views

Part 4 of the Essential Supplements series Part 1 is about how to choose a multivitamin and mineral complex; Part 2 discusses the important role of anti-oxidants. Part 3 explained the essential role of magnesium. In this blog we’ll discuss calcium and two important, and possibly surprising, support factors for its assimilation. Calcium as a…

Magnesium is Your Friend!

May 10, 2018 | 654 views

Part 1 is about how to choose a multivitamin and mineral complex; Part 2 discusses the important role of anti-oxidants. In Part 3 we’ll fully explain a favorite that can make a significant difference in how you feel and function on a daily basis. “Magnesium is your friend.” I can’t begin to count how many…