The Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that’s crucial to the body’s function. Magnesium helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong, and the heart rhythm steady.

Why do people take magnesium?

Experts say that many people in the U.S. aren’t eating enough foods with magnesium. Adults who consume less than Continue reading

Transdermal Magnesium Therapy Special Edition E-Book

transdermal-magnesium-therapy-special-edition-A-2This book has the potential to save your life. Magnesium  has been used around the world to bring people back from the brink of death and Dr Mark Sircus examines how this amazing mineral that is so overlooked by the majority affects so many aspects of our health including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, asthma, inflammation, arthritis and autism.

If you want to learn a powerful healing system designed by nature, what the best form of magnesium is and how to take it at higher doses than is possible by oral means alone then this Continue reading

Seven Methods for Creating the Best Digestion of your Life

Dealing with the symptoms of chronic digestive dysfunction can be discouraging for many people, especially when unknown dietary and environmental triggers constantly seem to create bloat, abdominal pain, gas, and other problems. But correcting the issue can also be as simple as eating certain foods while avoiding others, and Continue reading

Boost Your Immune System with Zinc

zincDid you know that more than 300 unique enzymes need zinc to work effectively? Zinc is found in each cell of your body. It is involved directly in nearly every single bodily process that you can think of.

But that’s not all that makes zinc an amazing mineral. Zinc also has the power to boost your immune system in a special way. Continue reading

Seven Little-known Cures for Stomach Pain

Stomach or abdominal pain is a common health complaint that can arise from many causes. Pain relief options are numerous, but here we focus on a cool seven remedies from the area of alternative medicine known as homeopathy.

Stomach pain is often discomfort coming from organs such as the gallbladder, pancreas, colon, liver, stomach, or small intestine. Causes range from mild (gas, indigestion) to medium (heartburn, ulcers) to serious (gallstones, appendicitis, inflammatory bowel disease). Continue reading

Why NASA Is Recommending These Five Foods

When NASA sends its first manned mission to Mars, it’s going to have to be careful about the foods it chooses for the astronauts to eat on their long journey. Space aboard the ship will be at a premium and there will be no food waiting for the astronauts once they land on Mars. So, which healthy foods will be part of the astronauts’ daily diet? NASA officials have narrowed it down to Continue reading

Two Natural Ways to Protect Your Brain Cells

When thinking about the health issues that we struggle with and worry about most in North America, cancer and dementia are likely near the top of the list. Even though heart disease is a major threat, it’s the thought of us or someone we know getting cancer or Alzheimer’s that seems to be a major preoccupation. These two diseases are front and center in the media day after day. Continue reading

Health Basics – Why You Should Always Choose Organic

organicsEver notice when you meet someone who eats mainly organic, who works out often, is financially stable and always in that “sharing” mode, that no matter what happens around them, they stay in that “gear,” that energetic and positive attitude just stays illuminated and seems to levitate over the negativity? Some people just seem to reach their potential every day, in almost every way. If you haven’t noticed this, start paying attention, because they’re out there, and they are loving life. There is also a reason many people  Continue reading

Thirteen Sensual Aphrodisiac Foods to Improve your Sex Life

Almost everyone wants to improve their love life, find the perfect partner and have better sex. Some of the biggest pharmaceutical sales in history come from performance-enhancing drugs. What about using natural inducements for romance such as chocolate-dipped strawberries, grapes or truffles? Add some of these delectable delights to your arsenal of temptations and woo your lover into bliss.

Sensual foods

Chocolate — Chocolate works like no other food to stimulate human sexuality. It’s delicious, melts on the tongue and has an erotic quality even when not thinking of sex. According to Amy Reiley in her book, “Romancing the Stove: The Unabridged Guide to Aphrodisiac Foods,” chocolate helps thin the blood, Continue reading

Don’t Have Faulty Ideas about Salt

By now just about everybody’s heard that we should cut back on salt to avoid high blood pressure, heart disease and other physiological complications. But that advice is wrongheaded and simplistic. Getting too little salt can be as harmful as getting too much. The fact is you need just the right amount of salt and the right kind of salt to protect your health.

Salty Revelation

In November, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a revelatory paper discussing the relationship of sodium imbalances with cardiovascular events like heart attack, stroke and congestive heart failure among hospitalized patients. One of the findings confirmed a correlation between these problems and having higher or lower sodium levels than the American average of 4,000 to 6,500 mg of sodium a day.

From their analyses, the researchers came up with a J-shaped curve demonstrating that people had cardiovascular problems when they had high and low salt consumption. Continue reading

Nine Top Remedies for Shedding the Pounds

These days there is a wide range of natural remedies to combat obesity. Which should you trust? Here are nine supplements that have the most proof behind them, or are generally the most popular options. Let’s take a look.

1. Conjugated linoleic acid: Known as CLA, it is claimed to help you slim your body and improve glucose control for diabetics. Several small studies have found that CLA could help promote reduced body fat. Research has found that 3.2 grams a day could lead to modest loss in body fat.

2. Psyllium: Fiber makes you feel full and takes up more room in the intestines. Continue reading

Breast Cancer and Heart Attacks: A Deadly Side Effect of Calcium Supplements?

Calcium is one of the most popular dietary supplements on the market, largely because of the widely circulated mantra that mega-doses of this mineral are essential for building and maintaining healthy bones.

As a result, many people believe that taking a calcium supplement is a simple way to prevent bone fractures associated with osteoporosis.

What they have not been told is that while you can force increased bone mineral density with calcium supplements, you cannot be sure that this will result in greater bone strength.

Be Careful In Interpreting Bone Tests Results

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Reverse Osteoporosis by Simply Drinking Lactoferrin, Find It in Your Fridge

Did You Know…that a whey protein found in milk can be taken in supplement form to reverse osteoporosis, treat iron deficiency, as well as restrain the growth of HIV?

You may have seen the advertisements and TV commercials about potent bisphosphonate drugs that treat and prevent osteoporosis. Such drugs are marketed to post-menopausal women who are at highest risk of acquiring osteoporosis. The drugs, however, come with potential side effects that are serious.

In 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that use of bisphosphonates increases the possibility of severe and sometimes incapacitating bone, joint and/or muscle pain; and the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research stated that long-term use of bisphosphonates may increase the risk of a rare but serious fracture of the thigh bone.

Research shows that a “natural medicine” derived from milk may be an alternative approach to preventing and reversing osteoporosis — without exposing one’s self to the adverse side effects that accompany the use of drugs.lactoferrin

A study carried out at the University of Auckland in New Zealand found that lactoferrin, found naturally in milk, Continue reading

Children’s Vitamins largely made of Sugar and Corn Syrup

Those brightly colored gummy or chewable vitamins you give your children in hopes of providing them with more nutrients may actually harm their health. The sweetening ingredients added to make vitamins more attractive to children also put them at risk for obesity, diabetes, asthma, diarrhea and other ailments. Take a look at what our label research turned up about these products.

Disney Princess

According to the label, Disney Princess Gummies contain: corn syrup, sugar, grape juice concentrate, gelatin, modified corn starch, citric acid, lactic acid, purple berry color concentrate, (maqui berry juice concentrate, sugar), Continue reading

Potatoes Offer you the best Potassium Punch

Everyone’s favorite starch source has hit the news, and an unusual finding has emerged. An important aspect of nutrition the world over, the stately potato is now believed to have the largest and most affordable source of potassium in the world.

As fruits and vegetables rise in price, news like this is significant. Potassium is a critical electrolyte mineral heavily involved in many bodily processes. At a recent American Dietetic Association expo, researchers explained that potatoes are one of the best nutritional values in the produce department, providing significantly better nutritional value per dollar than most other raw vegetables. They beat out all veggies and fruit for the most inexpensive source of potassium.

The study blended nutrient data from several large national studies, Continue reading