Folate Cuts Risk of Cancer and Heart Disease

Recent reports by scientists and health organizations provide evidence that folate, one of the B vitamins, is a critical nutrient for health.  Folate prevents or slows the development of cancer and other serious health conditions.  Adequate levels of folate in pregnant women help to reduce the risk of birth defects. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition supports these conclusions. …

Another Case of Pharmaceutical Fraud

  The pharmaceutical industry is difficult to understand at first glance. It is governed by complex laws and even more complicated trial processes, set to try to regulate the huge money-making industry. However, this lucrative industry seems to spawn perpetrators with enough knowledge and guts to try to get around these ill-equipped safeguards. One of the most recent…

Vitamin D Deficiency: Time to Face Reality

There has been significant press in the last couple of years about the deficiency of Vitamin D plaguing our society, and some scholars claim we have reached epidemic levels of deficiency. Unfortunately, many American medical organizations deny the seriousness of this and oppose Vitamin D as an adjunct to the treatment of chronic disease, including heart disease and…

For a Dazzling Smile Avoid These Foods

In spite of brushing your teeth twice a day, using dental floss, and doing all the tasks related to oral hygiene, you may still have to contend with discolored teeth.  The reason may not be your dental hygiene but could be certain foods and drinks you may be consuming.  Learning what discolors teeth can help you…