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These Vegetables Protect Your Arteries from Plaque Build-Up

By |2020-10-24T06:28:51+00:00October 25th, 2020|Nutrition|

Last year, broccoli became the fifth most popular vegetable purchased in the U.S. This marks its first appearance in the top five of the annual surveys conducted by The Packer, a magazine covering the fresh produce industry. Much less popular, but still in the top 20, are cauliflower and cabbage. [...]

Like Hot Sauce? It Might Help You Live Longer

By |2020-10-18T11:24:13+00:00October 18th, 2020|Natural Health|

A colleague of mine is mad for hot sauce. Any time I meet him for a bite to eat or visit his office, there’s always a bottle of hot sauce nearby. Sure, he enjoys spicy fare, but there’s more to it than that. My friend, like me, scours the latest [...]

Strengthen Your Lungs to Defend Against COVID-19

By |2020-10-11T10:42:01+00:00October 11th, 2020|Natural Health|

Since COVID-19 reared its ugly head months ago, scientists and medical experts have been working hard to determine the factors that predispose people to this new and sometimes deadly virus. From obesity and diabetes to high blood pressure, we’ve covered many of these suspected risk factors in this newsletter. We’ve [...]

Medieval “Ancientbiotics” Ravage Deadly Superbugs

By |2020-10-04T10:12:21+00:00October 4th, 2020|Natural Health|

Up to half the pathogens that cause surgery-related infections and a quarter of those that cause infections after cancer chemotherapy are resistant to antibiotics. These drug-resistant bacteria kill 700,000 people annually across the globe. This number is expected to skyrocket in the years ahead, creating a death toll of 10 [...]

Discovering New Benefits of the “Sleep Hormone”

By |2020-09-27T05:32:40+00:00September 27th, 2020|Natural Health|

Regular readers of this newsletter will recall that my team has written quite a few articles on how getting enough sleep is critical to our health and well-being. Insufficient sleep can drain your energy, lower productivity and increase the risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, dementia and [...]

High Cholesterol? Don’t Believe Everything You’re Told

By |2020-09-19T15:21:26+00:00September 20th, 2020|Natural Health|

For too long, conventional doctors have been convincing their patients to take statin medications that lower their LDL cholesterol – so-called “bad” cholesterol (also known as LDL-C) – because it can lead to blocked arteries. The long-held belief is that lowering LDL cholesterol can improve heart health and reduce your [...]

Walking is Great Exercise – Here’s How to Make it Even Better

By |2020-09-13T11:05:46+00:00September 13th, 2020|Natural Health|

I’ve said it more times than I can count – exercise is essential for better health. And one of the best, most accessible forms of physical activity is walking. For brain health, heart health and every other kind of health I can think of, taking a walk most days, even [...]

High Blood Sugar and Deadly COVID-19 Complications

By |2020-09-06T11:32:22+00:00September 6th, 2020|Natural Health|

It appears that COVID-19 is not leaving us anytime soon. As the pandemic continues, scientists are working to better understand this deadly virus and why some people have mild cases of the disease while for others, infection turns fatal. Recently, we reported on a study confirming what doctors nationwide have [...]

Calcium Pyruvate: Weight Loss Wonder or Dieting Dud?

By |2020-08-23T11:44:23+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Natural Health|

In general, I advise readers to steer clear of fad diets and supplements. They usually promise much and deliver little in terms of meaningful weight-loss. With that said, I’ve noticed a supplement that keeps popping up in research circles that’s worth investigating. Let’s unpack the findings on the popular supplement [...]

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