Cherries Can Improve Your Sleep

A pilot study by research scientists has shown that tart cherry juice can reduce insomnia and help your sleep. The study was conducted by researchers from two universities and the VA Center of Canandaigua, and their findings were published in the June 3, 2010 issue of the Journal of Medicinal Food. Hopefully, cherry growers and distributors won’t…

Real Help for Thyroid Disorders

An estimated twenty-seven million Americans have some form of thyroid disorder with as many as thirteen million of these cases being undiagnosed. Low thyroid may be the most commonly misdiagnosed health problem in the U.S. Some physicians estimate that as many as one in five Americans suffer from an unsuspected low thyroid state. In Thyroid Power: Ten Steps to…

Purple Pill is Purple Poison

A class of antacid medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has now been proven to be very harmful. Some common PPIs include Nexium (esomeprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) and Protonix (pantoprazole). Many of these are available over the counter with no prescription. Proton pump inhibitors are used in the management of simple heartburn, gastro-esophageal…