Why Cholesterol is Essential for Optimal Health, and the Six Most Important Risk Factors of Heart Disease

There’s some serious confusion about cholesterol, and whether high cholesterol levels are responsible for heart disease. Continue reading

Sulforaphane Has the Power to Destroy Leukemia Cells

Did You Know…

… that a natural compound in broccoli may hold the key to treating leukemia?

Scientists have uncovered yet another reason to eat your broccoli and Brussel sprouts (and their cruciferous veggie cousins such as cauliflower, kale, cabbage and bok choy).  Continue reading

Reduce Memory Loss with Luteolin Found In Celery

The health benefits of celery are often overlooked because it is generally thought of as “crunchy water” and assumed to have no nutritional value. Continue reading

The Many Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

Why This “Silent Healer” Has Become the Top 
Herbal Supplement Sold in Health Food Stores

There’s an inexpensive herbal supplement called the “Silent Healer” that may be a drug-free remedy for many of the world’s ills — one that comes without any undesirable side effects. Continue reading

How Diet and Supplements Can Help Prevent Migraines

An estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in all, about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org.1 About 60 percent of women affected have menstrual-related migraines, meaning it tends to coincide with their menstrual cycle. Continue reading

What is Sound Therapy … and how can it Help Heal Chronic Pain?

We see evidence of the effect sound has on our nervous systems every day.  The sound of clanging pots falling from cabinets or the shrill ring of a fire alarm fray our nerves.  But a musical etude soothes our senses and helps us relax.  Sound can improve our moods and help us concentrate, or push us to the brink Continue reading

Thymos-Life Energy

Did You Know…

… this simple, time-tested trick can instantly unblock your body’s energy flow?

The thymus gland was named from the Greek word “thymos,” which literally translates to “life energy.”  Continue reading

ATTENTION WOMEN: Exhausted? Tummy Spreading Out? Hair Thinning Out?

“Maybe You Need A Super Iodine Boost!”

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising… and not only haven’t you lost anything – Continue reading

Fighting Childhood Obesity through Social Media

Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.

The statement is published online in the association’s journal Circulation.

“Online communication and social media are Continue reading

Healing the Heart in Body, Mind and Emotions

Integrative cardiology is a newer field in the larger scope of integrative medicine. It specializes in treating the heart from a body, mind and emotions perspective and in doing so; decreases the reliance upon using medication alone to help the function of the heart. Since most medications have an average of 70 side effects and some up to 525, Continue reading

Newtown School Shooter Needed Nutrition, not Drugs like Fanapt from Novartis

Adam Lanza, the mass murderer in the Newtown School shooting, reportedly took the pharmaceutical drug Fanapt, made by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. According to the drug company’s literature, published on the packing insert, Fanapt is prescribed to treat schizophrenia in adults. Fanapt was approved Continue reading

Fighting Sleeping Sickness with X-ray Lasers

Structure analysis of the trypanosomal protein Cathepsin B is among the scientific breakthroughs of 2012

Using the world’s most powerful X-ray free-electron laser, an international team of researchers, including scientists of the Max Planck Institute Continue reading

The Soup That Could Lower Your Blood Pressure

The overwhelming amount of evidence that a Mediterranean diet is the healthiest choice has encouraged many people to start cooking Italian, but there’s a refreshing dish from another Mediterranean nation that has been clinically indicated to lower blood

pressure.

Gazpacho, which can be served as a soup or a drink, Continue reading