Folate, also referred to as vitamin B9 or folic acid, is an essential nutrient obtained from many fruits and green leafy vegetables. Not getting enough of this B vitamin can lead to many health problems. One of these is fragile X syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Continue reading
You may have seen recent media reports about a scientific study suggesting that carnitine could be linked to heart disease. Carnitine – found in red meat, poultry, and fish and also available as a dietary supplement – Continue reading
Did You Know…
…that an inexpensive and readily available mineral called selenium offers exceptional protection against cancer?
Over the last few decades, several randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials have shown that a daily dose of just 200 mcg of selenium (at a cost of just pennies) can … Continue reading
- Genetically engineered crops and food products pose a threat to your health, resistance to disease, soil, and the global food supply
- GE seed wars in India have resulted in a group of Indian scientists being found guilty of infecting and hiding the fact that indigenously created Bt cotton contained a Monsanto gene in a rush to get the seed to market Continue reading
Patients with heart disease frequently assume that medication is enough to forestall a repeat heart attack or stroke, but a large new study shows the preventive power of a healthy diet. Continue reading
Do your ears perk up when you hear the words of that famous fast food commercial: “Where’s the beef?” More pertinent may be: “What’s in the beef?” If you value your health, you’d better know about the chemicals and pathogens that too often infiltrate meat. Because what’s inside that bun can have serious consequences for your well-being. Continue reading
Did You Know…that your body naturally produces a substance which, if present in ample amounts, reverses the aging process…detoxifies the body…and strengthens the body’s immune system?
Glutathione — sometimes referred to as “the master antioxidant” by members of the health community — is one of the most crucial antioxidants in the body. It’s the only antioxidant that resides within the cell.
This gives it a unique edge in protecting your health naturally by: combating the negative impact of stress hormones; properly oxygenating cells; Continue reading