5 Top Foods for Eye Health

Do you find yourself squinting and straining to read the daily news and wondering why the writing on menus has become so small? Are you interested in keeping your vision sharp no matter what your age? If so, these five best foods for eye health are a natural way to give your vision a boost from the inside out! Continue reading

Spinach, Eggs and Gouda Cheese to Combat COVID?

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  • COVID-19, which may cause blood clotting degradation of elastic fibers in your lungs, may be positively influenced by vitamin K, known for its role in blood clotting
  • Both thromboembolism, which occurs when a blood clot obstructs a blood vessel, and coagulopathy, which is a condition in which your blood’s ability to form clots is impaired, are prevalent in severe COVID-19 cases and are linked to decreased survival rates from the disease
  • Vitamin K plays a role in coagulation, leading researchers to suggest that vitamin K levels may be low in people with severe COVID-19
  • The study found COVID-19 patients with unfavorable outcomes had significantly higher levels of dp-ucMGP, indicating low vitamin K, compared to those with less severe disease
  • COVID-19 patients were also significantly more likely to have low vitamin K levels compared to patients without the disease

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5 Proven Ways to Reduce Wrinkles Naturally

There is no magic wand for turning back the hands of time. But there are natural solutions for slowing the effects of aging and the wrinkles that come with it Continue reading

Chlorophyll: How to Get This Valuable Nutrient From Foods

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  • Chlorophyll is a pigment that absorbs sunlight to help plants to make their own food, as well as give them their green color
  • Chlorophyll is generally known for its ability to help increase the production of red blood cells
  • According to the Journal of Food Science, dietary chlorophyll contains antioxidant and antimutagenic properties that may benefit your health by fighting free radicals throughout your body

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One in Twelve Men Are Color Blind: Take the Test

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Color blindness is said to affect about one in 12 men and one in 200 women worldwide  Continue reading

Important Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin K2

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Vitamin K1 is the primary form of vitamin K responsible for blood clotting

Vitamin K2 is essential for bone strength and the health of arteries and blood vessels Continue reading

Supercharge Your Workout with Beet Juice

How would you like to be able to work out longer and use less effort to get the same benefits?  Oh, and without resorting to Lance Armstrong’s strategies?  It’s possible, according to research finding that juicing beets can enhance the performance of Continue reading

Blood test identifies changes in gene which are linked to suicidal thoughts and behaviors

After analyzing three sets of different blood samples from 325 patients, a Johns Hopkins Center for Prevention Research Study determined that there are links between lowered levels of a gene called SKA2, plus a higher level of chemical changes that alter its function,and suicidal tendencies. Continue reading

Magnesium Lowers Colorectal Cancer Risk

An astounding 70% or more of Americans are deficient in the essential mineral magnesium.  Low levels can have deadly effects.  Continue reading

Methylwho? Why You Should Know About Methylation

I was giving a lecture to a group of psychiatric fellows recently, and I got to my slide on folate.  I get excited about this topic, and so I rambled on about the one-carbon cycle, and SAMe, methylcobalamin, and the MTHFR mutation.  As I looked away from my slides, I could see the vacant stares from the near-audience and knew I had lost them.  If highly educated and Continue reading

Vitamin E May Alleviate Symptoms of Liver Disease Brought on by Obesity

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  • Vitamin E may help relieve the majority of symptoms associated with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a common obesity-related fatty liver disease
  • With no known treatment – and often no symptoms until serious damage has    occurred – Continue reading

Miracle Mineral Slashes Stroke Risk 24%

If you’re like most folks, the word “diet” sends a cold shiver up your spine — and I don’t blame you one bit.

For years we’ve associated dieting with giving up our favorite foods and consuming bland, tasteless meals with all the texture and excitement of cardboard.

Well, no more, friend. Because I have one… that’s right, just ONE … Continue reading

Drinking Iced Tea Raises Kidney Stone Risk: Study

Kidney stones affect about 10 percent of the U.S. population, researchers say

People who drink iced tea may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing painful kidney stones, a new study indicates. Continue reading

Shocking Revelation Study Has Made About Our Food

You almost certainly have a significant amount of cancer-causing substances in your body. And, so does everyone you know. That shocking revelation is the conclusion of a wide-ranging clinical study that found that every single one of its test subjects tested positive for alarming levels of at least one known toxin. And, these are not the ill-defined “toxins” of the mainstream media—they are seriously harmful chemicals like arsenic, dioxins, DDE (what the body turns DDT into), dieldrin (a chemical linked to Parkinson’s disease, breast cancer, and other ailments), and Continue reading

Eight Ways to Fight Colds with Food

Eight Ways to Fight Colds with Food

Cold season is still here, and many of you may be looking for a better way to fight off this pest than just popping some vitamins every day. Well, here’s a list of the top eight foods to keep those nasty cold bugs away — and we’re not talking about just the usual bowl of chicken noodle soup!

 1) Carotenoid-rich foods: Carotenoids are potent antioxidants that Continue reading