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Eat Fruits and Vegetables for Better Health — But Not These!

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

An overwhelming number of studies show that fruits and vegetables improve your health. With one important exception! The best types for your well-being are fresh fruits and vegetables. With an emphasis on the fresh. Because if you eat canned items, you not only lose out on important nutrients – destroyed during processing – you end [...]

Can You Pass the Stair Test?

By |February 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s a phrase that’s become almost cliché: take the stairs instead of the elevator. Why? To improve the health of your heart, of course. Now, there’s another reason. A new study suggests that how fast you climb stairs can reveal the current state of your heart health and whether or not you’re in danger of [...]

Patients Show Doctors How to Reverse Type-2 Diabetes

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

A "grassroots revolution" is changing the medical approach to dealing with diabetes in the United Kingdom. Fed up with the failure of the traditional high-carbohydrate, low-fat advice, patients are turning toward low-carbohydrate diets with amazing results. Some have even reversed their type-2 diabetes, much to the surprise of their doctors. One surprised doctor is now [...]

Can You Spot the Difference Between 
COVID-19 and the Flu?

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

During the winter season it's common to get a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches, coughs and more. Usually, it’s a cold or the flu, and nothing to be concerned about. But these days, symptoms like these could indicate a COVID-19 infection. How can you tell? How would even a doctor know without [...]

Natural Ways to Avoid Inflammatory 
Bowel Disease

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Medical researchers who study inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) have found that these illnesses inflict their pain and discomfort on around three million Americans. “IBD” is an umbrella term applied broadly to a whole range of gastrointestinal upsets. Although the “experts” like to say IBD consists of either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, my somewhat cynical [...]

What Does Your Resting 
Heart Rate Tell You?

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

With fitness trackers all the rage, you might be one of thousands of people who regularly track your steps and your heart rate. Generally speaking, when experts talk about heart rate they use the term “resting heart rate” (RHR). A resting heart rate is a measure of the number of heartbeats when you’re not moving [...]

Once a “Forbidden Fruit,” 
Now It’s a Champ at Keeping You Healthy

By |January 24th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When it comes to being both tasty and great for your health, berries edge out most other fruit as well as many vegetables. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries – they all practically rank as medicines. Eat them daily and live long. But there’s another berry that was once forbidden in the United States that packs a [...]

How to Counteract the Health
 Dangers of Sitting

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

I don’t have to tell you that sitting all day is bad for your health. Past research revealed sitting for prolonged periods can lead to cardiovascular disease and diabetes as well as increased risk of death from all causes.1 People who work in occupations where they have to stand a great deal of the time [...]

Korean Delicacy Improves Gut Health

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

A traditional Korean dish that was once only found in specialty stores is now widely available on grocery store shelves. And that’s a good thing, because scientists say kimchi can dramatically improve gut health. Let’s take a closer look at this popular food and its many health benefits. This traditional Korean dish is made with [...]

Why Do Men Die From COVID
 More Often Than Women?

By |January 3rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

As the COVID-19 virus spreads around the globe, it’s clear the virus is way more dangerous for older people and folks with underlying health conditions. However, there's another group whose lives are in danger from this virus that we’re not hearing about. Men. When men contract COVID-19 they are much more likely to become gravely [...]

The Healing Power of Stretching

By |December 27th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

While most people think of the act of stretching as something athletes do to loosen their muscles before a game or a workout, research into stretching now shows it can do a lot more than that. A few minutes of stretching each day has the potential to dramatically improve your health in ways that range [...]

A Doctor & COVID Survivor’s Treatment Plan

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The official “government” advice to somebody who comes down with COVID but isn’t having any serious symptoms, is to go home, rest up and basically wait to see what happens.1 That sounds ill-advised to me – to put it mildly. And Dr. Peter McCullough, vice chair of internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in [...]

How You Eat is Just as Important as What You Eat

By |December 13th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

About 100 years ago, a health writer named Horace Fletcher popularized a system of slow eating that became known as Fletcherism. Mr. Fletcher believed that consciously chewing slowly and very, very thoroughly before swallowing your food leads to better health and absorption of nutrients. I’ve heard this many times, from many sources, my whole life. [...]

New, Natural Way to Lower Blood Pressure

By |December 6th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’ve struggled with high blood pressure, then you know your first line of defense is your diet, but for obvious reasons it can be hard. And for many people it simply doesn’t work. Now, a first-of-its-kind study has revealed a new way to reduce high blood pressure through nutrition. And it may be strong [...]

Green Tea and Coffee Can Guard Against Diabetes Complications

By |November 29th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The health benefits of green tea are widely known, but coffee? Not so much. Now exciting new research from Japan shows both popular beverages can benefit people with diabetes in life-saving ways. So grab a cup of tea or coffee and let’s dig into these fascinating findings. For many years, scientists have observed that people [...]

The Fatty Food That’s Actually Good For Your Waistline—and Your Health!

By |November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

A description of one popular food sometimes sounds too good to be true. It’s delicious, creamy and fills you up because it’s high in fat. What’s more, many experts believe this food can actually help you lose weight while offering important benefits for your heart and brain. My long-time readers also know it’s one of [...]

The Amazing, Little-Known Benefits of Dietary Fiber

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

You know fiber’s good for you. Millions of people boost their fiber intake with fruits and vegetables – or take fiber supplements like Metamucil -- to help with healthy digestion and elimination. A few well-informed people know fiber can also help lower your cholesterol levels. But the latest medical research reveals that the benefits of [...]

New Theory Explains Bizarre COVID-19 Symptoms and Why Vitamin D is Essential

By |November 8th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

We know coronavirus attacks the lungs. So why do up to half of hospitalized patients have neurological symptoms such as dizziness, delirium, seizures and strokes? Why do one in five hospitalized patients have damaged hearts when they never had cardiac issues before? What explains dry cough and fatigue, two of the most common symptoms, and [...]

To Get Sick Less Often, Try These Inexpensive Nutrients

By |November 1st, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

Dietary supplements can help keep us healthy in the face of our less than perfect diets, as well as nutrient depletion in the soil that produces many of the fruits and vegetables that we do eat. The latest research points to one type of supplement in particular that can offer significant support for better health [...]

These Vegetables Protect Your Arteries from Plaque Build-Up

By |October 25th, 2020|Categories: 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. What's so special about these [...]

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