Category Archives: NUTRITION/SUPPLEMENTATION

Why Are Current Conventional Calcium Recommendations Wrong?

People can usually meet their calcium requirements with a healthy, traditional diet. Sometimes another 500-600mg is helpful. However, what is detrimental to health is too much calcium, especially calcium supplementation that is not in a 2 to 1 ratio with … Continue reading

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Your Genes Don’t Have the Final Say – Article

Virtually all the diseases and malfunctions in the body have direct causes. Each person has particular genetic weaknesses and strengths that play a major role in the cause of disease. Most diseases occur if, and only if, susceptible people make … Continue reading

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6 tips to Control Your Food Cravings – Video

Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions. In the video link below … Continue reading

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Lower cataracts risk – Research Article

“Your eyes aren’t deceiving you: a new study has found a link between some dietary B vitamins and a lower risk of cataracts (cloudiness or opacity in the lens of the eye that impairs vision).” from a new healthnotes NEWSWIRE … Continue reading

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Cool Off with Home-made Infused Water!

Our bodies are composed of about 65% water. This life-sustaining, calorie-free fluid is essential for every cell and organ. Many folks consider drinking water unimportant or boring. This is, in part, the unfortunate result of decades-long aggressive marketing campaigns by … Continue reading

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Dietary Choices and Listening to Your Body: Part A

I used to be fairly dogmatic about diet, believing there was a right way to eat. In my twenties, this right way was vegetarianism. I was an ethical vegetarian and felt sanctimonious about it. I deplored the idea of killing … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Health Benefits – Video

Cauliflower is a heart healthy vegetable. It contains high levels of folic acid and B6 that help keep homocysteine levels from rising. In the video link below learn the other benefits of this vegetable in the cruciferous family. Plus you … Continue reading

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Understanding Iron Levels

The best way to check iron levels is to check ferritin, or iron storage. If your ferritin level is, in general, between 35-100 your iron levels are healthy, and you don’t need to supplement with it. Ideally, you would choose … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

“The list of health benefits linked to vitamin D is rapidly growing, and a new report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that women who eat high amounts of vitamin D may lower their risk of having depression … Continue reading

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Integrative Vision Care And Nutrition – Article

Mind/Body medicine is based on the fact that our health and well-being depends on all the individual parts working together effectively. So it should come as no surprise that healthy eyesight is also dependent upon our total well-being, which is … Continue reading

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