What’s Your Coffee Limit?

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The amount of caffeine in your morning cup of coffee could already push you towards your daily limit according to research at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. After analyzing single espressos from twenty different coffee outlets in Glasgow, researchers saw that the amount of caffeine in these could vary from just…

How to Keep Your Brain Power

(Health Secrets NewsletteStandup comedian Lewis Black on the occasion of his turning 60 told this anecdote: “A group of guys are talking. One of them says, Harry, I saw that movie you told me about. Harry responds, the one with that guy in it?  Others jump in with similar confusion.” To this Black comments, “You’d think…

Health Secrets of Popcorn

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Few foods are more popular than popcorn, but it’s important to know that all popcorn is not created equal. When it’s prepared the right way, popcorn is the most nutritious snack of all according to researchers. When it’s prepared the wrong way, it’s a death-dealing toxin.   The wrong way to eat popcorn is…

Now That You’ve Got It, Keep It!

(Health Secrets Newsletter) One can only hope that if you’ve done things correctly, the maintenance part of your new lifestyle should be the easy part.  At this point your renovations are complete and you should be a transformed person.  Ideally maintenance should mean continuing many of the changes you’ve incorporated into a new lifestyle over the course of your journey. So, what…

Protect Your Liver, Protect Your Life

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The liver is the manager of all other processes in the human body. There is nothing it is not involved with in some way, often in multiple ways.  When the liver stops functioning properly, inflammation is no longer contained. Stimulation of the adrenals and thyroid begin, which will eventually exhaust them. Abnormal…

BPA Free is a Scam

You’ve probably been reading this newsletter and other natural health articles for a while and believe you are pretty savvy about safe plastics.  You may make sure to buy BPA free baby bottles for a baby shower, buy only BPA free cups and dishes for your toddlers, or are diligent about which plastics you use for food storage…

Healthy Eating Made Simple

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Healthy eating equals increased energy, high performance, sound sleep, elevated self-esteem, and increased alertness to name just a few of its benefits.  Adopting a healthy diet accounts for almost 80% of the performance and aesthetic results a person gets from postitive lifestyle change, not to mention living a higher quality life! We know that 70% of disease…

Thumbs Up For Fiber

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Cereal fiber is one of the many foods that causes controversy among nutritionists, with many believing that it can protect us from bowel and rectal cancers, while others believe it should be avoided altogether and that it actually irritates the gut, increasing the risk of colorectal cancer. With this in mind, a…