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New Help for Inflammatory Diseases Like Arthritis in Your Kitchen

By |2020-03-29T11:42:23+00:00March 29th, 2020|Natural Health|

From making cookies to cleaning the stove, baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations. But its use extends far beyond leavening dough and scrubbing away stains. For many, baking soda is a home remedy for common ailments like coughs, sunburn, muscle aches, and urinary tract infections. Naturopathic physicians [...]

Tooth Trouble? New Research Links Poor Dental Health to Serious Health Problems

By |2020-03-08T11:45:20+00:00March 8th, 2020|Natural Health|

In the past, we’ve delved into the importance of good dental health on this site, as well as its sister publication, Aging Defeated. But after hearing the dental woes of my older (and younger!) friends and family members I believe the topic needs to be covered once again. The message [...]

The Oldest “New” Cold and Flu Remedy

By |2020-03-01T13:21:34+00:00March 1st, 2020|Natural Health|

Winter weather is still hanging on in many parts of the country and could be around for another month or two, depending on where you live. Unfortunately, winter’s nasty pals cold and flu aren’t going anywhere, either. Now we have the coronavirus to add to our worries. So, finding an [...]

Exercising This Part of the Body May Seem Odd, But it Could Save Your Life

By |2020-02-23T11:47:23+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Natural Health|

One out of every four people over 65 will lose balance and fall down this year. Three million will end up in the emergency department; 30,000 will suffer hip fractures and head injuries that are so bad they die from them. For someone in their 80s, a hip fracture is [...]

Nutrients Result in “Sustained Vision Improvement” in Patients with Macular Degeneration

By |2020-02-09T00:09:37+00:00February 9th, 2020|Natural Health|

Researchers recently revealed the results of a groundbreaking nutritional study that's expected to have a major impact on the future of vision health. They’ve confirmed the power of certain nutrients in the prevention and treatment of the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness in people over 50-- macular degeneration. [...]

Is Food Keeping You Up at Night?

By |2020-02-03T01:48:26+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Natural Health|

I’ve written plenty about the longevity benefits of a healthy diet, shrewd supplementation and regular exercise. And now, based on a slew of scientific studies, let’s talk about another crucial facet to healthy aging … sleep. Contrary to common belief, sleep is a busy time for your body. Those hours [...]

Therapies of Antiquity Rediscovered Most Effective Arthritis Treatment Ever Found?

By |2020-01-26T14:14:43+00:00January 26th, 2020|Natural Health|

In ancient times, healers didn't have the work of laboratory scientists to guide their actions. Their labs were real life settings where observation, interpretation and experience informed their judgments. Evaluating some of their traditional remedies with a critical eye, scientists are discovering that in some cases, healers of long ago [...]

Unique Health Benefits of Cold Weather Exercise

By |2020-01-12T12:37:07+00:00January 12th, 2020|Natural Health|

Readers of this newsletter know that I am dedicated to taking a daily walk for its countless health and brain benefits. Gyms and malls are great places to get your “steps in,” but I prefer to step outside even if the weather’s bad. Still, low temperatures can discourage even the [...]

Should You Get the Shingles Vaccine?

By |2019-12-29T10:03:43+00:00December 29th, 2019|Natural Health|

Most of what you hear lately about vaccines focuses on doctors trying to convince people to get vaccinated against diseases such as measles, polio and flu. Meanwhile, a growing number of people resist these shots out of safety concerns. But when it comes to a new shingles vaccine, the tables [...]

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