Wake Up to Breakfast Tacos

(Health Secrets Newsletter) For a delicious and healthy change of pace in the morning try these nutrient rich breakfast tacos, which use no processed meats and are made with healthier wheat tortillas and homemade pico de gallo (directions for the pico de gallo are included below). While the recipe is not a strictly vegetarian one, it…

Just Say No to Antibacterial Products

(Health Secrets Newsletter)  As far back as 2007, the prestigious Harvard Health Letter reported that regular soap and water is just as effective at cleansing hands of bacteria as antibacterial soap or hand sanitizer, and without their dangerous side effects. Apparently nobody was listening though, because this season has seen bottles of hand sanitizer and ads…

Discover the Truth about Calcium and Cholesterol

(Health Secrets Newsletter) There’s plenty of misinformation about calcium supplementation floating around. But what you really need to know is that all calcium is not created equal.  Calcium from raw whole foods is beneficial and necessary. But calcium thrown into processed food as a sales gimmick, or supplemental calcium taken alone without its balancing vitamins and minerals is likely to do more…

Healing Metabolism Part II: Your Surroundings

(Health Secrets Newsletter) In the first article in this series, we discussed the nature of metabolic problems and what is really happening. We also discussed how those problems begin and continue in both primordial and modern situations. All of chronic disease, all premature wear and tear and all problems with obesity, pain and energy are…

UDSA Says Antibiotics in Meat Threaten Humans

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Antibiotic use in animal agriculture causes humans who eat such meat to develop antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in recent testimony before a House investigative committee. Conventional cattle farmers often use antibiotics to speed the growth of their animals, but such use is causing…