Curcumin Relieves Arthritis Pain and Stiffness

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Got arthritis? Curcumin’s anti-inflammatory properties have been known in Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicines for thousands of years. Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric, which is a component of the curry preparations used daily in Indian and other South Asian cuisines. Since those cuisines have infiltrated the west, modern science has been investigating…

Goal Directed Behavior is Key to Your Health

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Having goal directed behaviors is essential to good health and longevity. Taking action towards your dreams and desires sends a powerful message to nature saying your are a vital player in the game of life. But it’s not always easy to stay consistent and build momentum. Taking action gets you on the road to…

Poisons Falling from the Sky

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Anyone who spends any time looking at the sky is bound to have noticed the odd trails left by planes flying at high altitudes in the last several years. Instead of evaporating as do most trails left by planes, these linger in the sky and slowly fall to earth over a period of hours. These…

Obese Mothers Risk Child Health

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The children of obese women are more likely to suffer from a variety of conditions ranging from autism to cardiovascular disease, according to a number of studies into the impact of maternal weight on children’s health. In recent months various studies have been published on the possible health risks that a child is…

Zinc Zaps the Common Cold

Taking zinc supplements can reduce the severity and length of a cold according to recent research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. This study reviewed a large number of other studies investigating the impact of zinc on the common cold, and concluded that taking zinc supplements could reduce the length of a cold by two…

Be Impeccable With Your Word

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Here is the last agreement from the book by Don Miguel Ruiz called The Four Agreements. The philosophy of this book made a huge impression on me and influenced the direction of my life in a way I could never have anticipated. Don’t miss my first three articles on the agreements.  In the first one, learn…

Rasayanas: Anti-Aging Secrets from Ayurveda

  Ayurveda, India’s 5,000 year old system of health and medicine has their own version of time tested anti-aging supplements or foods. They are called rasayanas. According to Ayurvedic Dr. Vaidya Mishra, “Rasayana is the designation given to special herbs, fruits and spices, or combinations of them, that are particularly renowned for the positive influence…

Nutritional Delights: Mollusks Explained

The Mollusca is the largest marine phylum, featuring about 85,000 species that are alive today (and which the term extant denotes).  Nearly one in four of the known organisms in the ocean are mollusks, and many live in freshwater as well.  This highly diverse phylum is divided into ten categories.  Seven phyla are alive, one…