Watermelon Works Better Than Statins

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Hypertension, or elevated blood pressure, is common for many of us from time to time and it has often been the practice of doctors to treat high blood pressure by prescribing dangerous statin drugs. Now, researchers have found that healthy watermelons can do just as good of a job without all the…

Are You a Control Freak?

(Health Secrets Newsletter) I’m a control freak and proud of it. Or, at least I was until I understood what that really meant. As long as I was in control of everything and everyone, life was humming along just perfectly. Then, one day someone shared the following quote with me: “I am that which I am, and while…

The Right Way to Make Green Smoothies

(Health Secrets Newsletter) During the 1960s and after, smoothies were presented as a healthy dairy alternative. They were made with milk, yogurt or ice cream, with some fruits and maybe even chocolate or peanut butter. These became popular as tasty items that offered the illusion of drinking something healthy. Though healthier than cokes and other…

How to Ignite Your Creativity

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Creativity spurs innovation. Without it, our world as we know it wouldn’t exist. Someone, somewhere was creative enough to develop new technologies that have increased both our quality and quantity of life. Everything we know today began with someone thinking of it, believing it was possible and taking action. The question, though,…

How to Treat Fibromyalgia Naturally

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Fibromyalgia is a misunderstood and frequently misdiagnosed condition. It is characterized by widespread chronic pain involving multiple “tender points” in the upper neck, back, shoulders, and hips. Treatments, such as painkillers, antidepressants, muscle relaxants, and the injections of anesthetics are rarely effective. However, many may find relief from nature and alternatives as…