Red RaspberryThis popular tea has earned the reputation of "herb-supreme" among pregnant women. According to folklore it can relieve almost any discomfort of pregnancy from morning sickness to leg cramps.
Coconut OilProponents of coconut oil point to Weston Price's observations of the health and longevity of tropical populations that for centuries have regularly consumed large quantities of coconut and its oil. It is becoming more accepted that coconut oil has been unfairly caught up in the fat-fearing food fads of the past few years.
Health or Disease Lecture of March 2012 NotesThis is in response to questions asked about a lecture given by Michael in 2012.
FDA is Set to Ban Your SupplementsThe FDA is doing it again. They last made a big push back in 1994 when they were defeated by Congress from banning supplement. Their actions go against the intent of DSHEA (a law) in an effort to keep business with the pharmaceutical companies.
Food CravingsWhen you are craving this food or that sweet or coffee or alcohol or ice and many more, this is why.
See Your Way to Better Vision with AntioxidantsMillions of Americans have sung the question, "Oh say, can you see?" Unfortunately, for many millions of senior citizens, the answer to that question is, "No." That's because diseases like cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration rob thousands of people of their vision every year.
Are You Getting Enough Iodine?Our theme this month is thyroid problems and since the thyroid needs iodine to function properly, we're going to start with a discussion of this vital nutrient. Iodine is primarily found in foods from the ocean and is vary rare in land-based foods. There are two reasons why many people are deficient in iodine...
Practical Tips for Changing Children's NutritionI’ve never placed the responsibility for my health, or the health of my family on government, doctors or anyone else. The interests of government and big business are seldom in alignment with what’s in my best interest, or the interest of my family. The real answer is for all of us to step up to the plate (or better yet, clean up what we put on the plate) and get the job done ourselves. Believe me, it’s worth it!
MagnesiumMagnesium should be one of the most plentiful minerals in the soft tissue. In a healthy normal body it is found in high concentrations inside cells namely those of the brain and heart. The average adult body would contain around 20-28 g of magnesium with about 60 percent present in the bones. The rest is in the muscle, soft tissue and body fluids.
Supplements are an Effective Natural Health InsuranceAccording to her, her doctor said, "Don't waste your money on supplements. You can get all the nutrition you need from a McDonald's hamburger, milk shake and French fries." I was amazed by this. If he had said, "You can get all the nutrition you need from a well-balanced diet," I might have given him some credit, but as the movie Super-Size Me proved, no one can be healthy on a diet of fast food.
PotassiumPotassium is a very important mineral found inside the cells of the body. It plays an important role in smooth muscular and cellular functioning, cardiovascular functioning, muscle contractions, nerve transmission, in conversion of glucose into glycogen, and muscle building. Potassium is necessary to monitor and regulate aldosterone (a hormone). It also plays an important role as a catalyst for many types of enzymatic actions within the body; it helps ignite many essential chemical reactions.
Time to Winterize Your Immune System
As Jack Frost brings cold days (and even colder nights) people start wearing warmer clothes, putting on snow tires and sealing cracks in their homes. The cold, damp days of winter also signal the start of cold and flu season, so it's also wise to take steps to winterize your immune system so you'll be prepared to resist whatever is going around.
Mind Your Minerals for Better Health
When we think of health, we usually don’t think of dirt. But dirt, or soil, is the primary factor in maintaining our nutritional health...
Vitamin D 3It is said that vitamin D3 deficiency is a national health crisis of monumental proportions
Vitamin D3- A Most Critical Supplement
There is more scientific proof of the efficacy of D 3 than for any drug. It is not only the single most important boost for immune function; it also protects against and assists in recovery from a variety of diseases.
The Vast Importance of Vitamin C
All animal species manufacture vitamin C in their bodies. All except man. The generally accepted theory of why man does not synthesize his own vitamin C is because of a mutation tens of millions of years ago.
Vitamin D3The body itself makes vitamin D when it is exposed to the sun.
Mirror Mirror on the Wall... What can you tell me of my Health????We can tell a lot about our health from a glance in the mirror. Do we look tired, or are we full of youthful radiance? Is it a bad hair day or is our hair turning gray? Puffy eyes, red eyes, lines or wrinkles, we all study our faces in the mirror in hopes of finding out important health information each day.
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