The Simplest of Superfoods: Plankton Explained

(Health Secrets Newsletter) At the base of the food chain are tiny bits of matter called plankton (which is Greek for wandering thing).  There are two primary types of plankton:  Phytoplankton (tiny plants) and  Zooplankton (tiny animals).  Plankton comprises the foundation of the entire ecosystem, and many of the most essential health products are actually…

Start a Healthy Attitude for Holiday Food

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Sometimes during the holidays we may find ourselves in circumstances where we are going to consume rich or unhealthful holiday fare.  Maybe we have decided to stand down for a compromise or we are still in transition to a healthy lifestyle and even though we’ve learned better, we haven’t fully adopted the best practices.…

Cause of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Revealed

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Practitioners who have been telling irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients that it’s all in their mind will have to rethink that approach. Researchers at Munich’s Technische University have located the cause of IBS and it is in the gut, not the mind. Specifically, it is the result of tiny inflammations in the mucosa…