Make Your Own Healthy Toothpaste or Powder

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Commercial toothpastes contain one or both of these problematic ingredients: fluoride and glycerin. Fluoride is a mining by-product and one of the biggest scams perpetrated on an unwitting public. Instead of being beneficial, fluoride actually damages teeth. Glycerin coats tooth enamel and prevents natural re-mineralization of teeth. The way to avoid these…

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…

Eco-farming Tops GMOs for Food Production

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Eco-farming outperforms GMOs at improving crop yields and growing more food, says a new United Nations (UN) report which tears a large hole in the modern myth that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are the answer to improving crop yields and ending world hunger. A UN Special Rapporteur explains that small-scale eco-farming reliant on…

How to Give the Brush to Gum Disease

  (Health Secrets Newsletter) Many people believe that the worst things about gum disease are bad breath and the possibility of losing their teeth. However gum disease can result in far worse problems. For example, people with gum disease are three times more likely to have heart problems and twice as likely to have a…

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 to…

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…

Calcium is Not Enough for Healthy Bones

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Practically everyone knows that calcium is vital for healthy bones. What many people are unaware of is that calcium alone is not nearly enough to insure that bones remain healthy.  There are in fact a number of other vital minerals and nutrients that are essential for maintaining healthy bones, preventing bone loss…