Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered Superfoods. These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids. Blueberries contain an extraordinary amount of unique phytonutrients and impressive anti-oxidant scores that make them a superfood. […]
[This writing is my opinion, it is not meant to upset or judge anyone.] Many times we (Americans) identify that a problem may exist with some aspect of our society, be it diet, emotional health, interpersonal communication, or whatever. Then, some expert in the field proposes a fix to the problem, a fix that isn’t […]
Thanks to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, for translating the recent Coke commercial touting the ethics and corporate responsibility they’ve exercised in their products. Wouldn’t it be great if this could actually be aired on TV?
Calories – a topic that seems to push me from zero to rant mode in 2.3 seconds. You hear people say calories count. Others say they don’t. And in the end, with the punters on the ground, it leads to nothing but confusion. I’ll try to give my take here, touching a bit on Robb […]
If you have been following conventional advice, then you’ve been told to avoid fats to prevent heart disease. Turns out if you want to maintain a healthy vascular system and prevent heart disease, sugar is the target you want to seek out and eliminate. Research has found people who get at least 25 percent of […]
Fibromyalgia is a chronic inflammatory condition consisting of muscular and joint pain and fatigue. 3-5% of the population suffers with this condition with over 80% being women. This is one of the fastest growing disabling conditions in the US. Beat Fibromyalgia now with natural lifestyle strategies. Fibromyalgia is classically diagnosed with positive reaction to 11 […]
Last month a study was published in Osteoporosis International by Mithal and colleagues that examined nutritional factors that contribute to muscle mass and physical functional ability in older adults. Why is this important to begin with? When someone who is elderly loses the ability to move in some way, they lose the ability to take […]
Ok. I’m warning you in advance — this is going to be a rant, so watch out! Today in my email inbox, amongst some of the other junk mail, was a notification suggesting that if I, or a loved one, had ever taken a particular anti depressant medication while pregnant, I may be interested in […]
Our physical bodies were made for movement. Movement is a necessary way of life for healthy bodily function. Properly performed exercise can stimulate metabolic functions within the body that powerfully promote anti-aging characteristics. Our ancient ancestors had very strong and fit bodies. Survival depended upon both good endurance and the ability to perform feats of […]
Fish Oil has been touted as a miracle anti-inflammatory in western and alternative circles for many years and it can have many health benefits if it is pure, fresh and from a good source. I think people should try to get your omega 3’s from eating wild fish a couple times a week before considering […]
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