Forget the Headlines and Keep Taking Your Supplements

  Not all research is what it appears to be.  While some researchers are completely motivated by intellectual curiousity, others have an agenda and frequently an industry connection.  In evaluating research, it is important to look carefully at the methods used, and the connections of the reseachers and their institutions.  Nowhere is careful scrutiny more needed than…

Iodine Deficiency May Be Key to Breast Cancer

(Health Secrets) Iodine is an overlooked mineral, yet its importance to overall health and well being cannot be overstated. Iodine is critical for the formation of thyroid hormone. People who have difficulty losing weight even though they eat small portions of health promoting foods are probably short on iodine. Iodine deficiency can lead to dull brittle hair, balding,…

Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Statins are hailed as a wonder drug in the fight against heart disease, with some doctors going as far as recommending that they be prescribed to everyone over the age of 50. But what about the 1 in 5 users that suffer potentially devastating side effects? Reducing cholesterol naturally lowers your risk of developing heart disease…