Why Should I Take a Multi-Vitamin?

Did you know that published in the 2002 JAMA was the recommendation that every adult should be taking a multi vitamin! Why? Because it is now known that only 20-30% of the US population meets basic dietary recommendations. If that is not enough bad news, the government knew as early as 1936 in Farm Land Mineral Depletion US Senate Document #264, the 74th congress second session stated that our farm soils are depleted of important life sustaining minerals. In 1993, The World […]

What to Do When The Cold & Flu Gets You

Prevention is always the first line of defense when it comes to protection. However, if you haven’t planned for prevention as early as the summer, you may be a little behind the Eight Ball in terms of immunity.

Prevention is always the first line of defense when it comes to protection. However, if you haven’t planned for prevention as early as the summer, you may be a little behind the Eight Ball in terms of immunity. Here are Some Keys to Prevention Make sure you are getting adequate Vitamin D. The summer time is the best time to increase your D levels. Your ideal levels by blood test should be between 40-60. Stay away from sugar. We are […]

Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

When you’re down with a cold or flu, Elderberry Syrup is an excellent way to help your body fight it off faster. (To learn more about dealing with the cold and flu, check back next week!). You have two options when looking for Elderberry Syrup, you can buy it or you can make it. Elderberry Syrup Recipe 1/2-3/4 Cup Organic, dried Elderberries. Buy them on Amazon from Frontier. 3 Cups Water 3/4-1 Cup raw local, unfiltered honey. Look on www.eatwild.com Directions Place elderberries and […]

Can Excessive Worry and Anxiety Cause a Stress Response?

Stress comes from the demands and pressures we experience each day. Long lines at the grocery store, rush hour traffic, a phone ringing nonstop, or a chronic illness are all examples of things that can cause stress on a daily basis. When worries and anxiety become excessive, chances are you’ll trigger the stress response. There are two elements to the stress response. The first is the perception of the challenge. The second is an automatic physiological reaction called the “fight […]

Healthy Fats & Why They’re Good for Your

Genesis 45:18 and take your father and your households, and come to me, and I will give you the best of the land of Egypt, and you shall eat the fat of the land. Fat has been unnecessarily misaligned since the early 1980’s. Since the start of our “Low Fat Diet” craze our health has suffered, disease has increased and our weight has ballooned. Back in the early part of the last century (1900’s), the following was frequently recommended for […]

Death by Sugar

Weston A. Price, DDS, spent his life examining the dental structures of people groups around the world. He documented the effects of poor nutrition on the narrowing structure of the face and the strength of teeth. He also witnessed the generational degradation of health due to poor food choices. On one of his trips down the Panama Canal he observed that workers on the sugar cane plantations would cut sugar cane all day while chewing on a piece of sugar […]

Exercise and Free Radical Damage

The exercise craze has certainly not diminished over the years. If anything it has become a national obsession, with half marathons, triathalons, and the recent advent of the “mudder.” No, not slang for “mother,” but a down and out grueling athletic event where the individual completing the event is bestowed an orange headband! I will always be the first to tell a client that at the very least they should get outside for a minimum of 15 minutes to walk. I […]

Women with Higher Carotenoid Levels have Reduced the Risk of Breast Cancer

According to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Women with higher carotenoid levels have reduced the risk of breast cancer. This study was published on December 6 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Carotenoids, which are micronutrients found in fruits and vegetables, have been found to have anti-carcinogenic properties. Previous experimental studies have shown that carotenoids inhibit the tumor progression and reduce proliferation of estrogen receptor positive and estrogen receptive negative breast cancers.

The Benefits of Green Tea

I am not sure if I really love green tea or it is the ritual of a steaming hot cup of gyokura every morning! Nevertheless the research shows that drinking green tea every day has some surprising health benefits. All tea with, the exception of herbal teasm are from the Camelli Sinensis plant. Green tea has gone through a minimal oxidation process which preserves its light green color, unlike black teas which have gone through a longer oxidation process and […]