Here is Where Good Health Begins

Most people probably already know that a diet rich in assorted fruits and vegetables is vital to maintaining health and preventing disease. Fruits and vegetables come in a rich variety of colors and flavors that benefit health in different and unique ways, and they also contain a diverse array of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. But…

3 Ways to Get the Most from Supplements

The supplement business is making billions of dollars in this country today. “Experts” who never spent a successful day in practice are creating formulas that sound good and sell well, but that do not heal or support natural healing. This problem is happily perpetuated by consumers who would much rather buy a supplement and throw their…

How to Detoxify Heavy Metals

One of the biggest threats to a long healthy life is toxic heavy metals.  Not only do heavy metals promote auto-immune diseases and neurological disorders, they are now being linked to many forms of cancer.  We are heavily burdened with heavy metal environmental toxins, and even in our mouths from dental amalgam fillings. The good news is you can…

Thumbs Down on Antioxidant Cherry 7 Up

  Yet another example of deceptive marketing!  7Up is heavily marketing its “Antioxidant Cherry 7Up” drinks in both regular and diet versions with prominent images of natural cherries on consumer ads and packaging labels. Unwitting consumers are taking a look at the drinks 7Up introduced last year and wondering what could be so bad about a soft drink that…

Blueprint for a Lifetime of Healthy Bones

  Practically everyone knows that calcium is vital for healthy bones. What many people are unaware of is that calcium alone is not nearly enough to insure that bones remain healthy.  There are in fact a number of other vital minerals and nutrients that are essential for maintaining healthy bones.  These prevent bone loss and even…

Health Secret that Ends Heart Disease

Heart Disease is one of the top two ways to die in the developed world today, yet its causes and preventions are fairly simple. Further, the natural healing prevention and therapy for heart disease is very good for overall health. So, healing/preventing heart disease will improve health across the board. The techniques that do this should be hailed as a…

Mouthwash is Toxic to Cells and Damages DNA

(Health Secrets) Daily use of mouthwash has been linked to increased incidence of oral cancer, erosion of tooth enamel, increased tooth sensitivity, and higher levels of bad breath. If that weren’t enough, research has just revealed that mouthwash is toxic to cells and damages DNA. In a recent study, the larvae of fruit flies were treated with…

Four Facets of Fitness

Many times when we think about creating fitness in life we really only engage one facet of fitness, the most common being diet or exercise.  But the avenue to creating a truly “fit life” must be multi-faceted. Incorporating efforts in each of four areas of fitness will facilitate comprehensive fitness. Physical Fitness is the first component. …

Health Secret for Beautiful Hair and Skin

(Health Secrets) Will your hair turn gray or fall out? The answer is dependent on your body having proper levels of natural thyroid hormones. Ground breaking research has documented that human hair follicles are direct targets thyroid hormones. The study assessed the impact of the two central thyroid hormones of the body, T3 and T4 on the…