Four Ways Not to Treat a Cold and One Way to Treat It

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

I rarely get a cold, but when I do, my one and only thought is to get rid of it as soon as possible. For a minor illness, it really is amazing how miserable a cold can make you feel. Experts say the common cold may linger for two to ten days on average. I [...]

How to Keep This Important Part of Your Immune System from Pooping Out on You

By |February 24th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Right beneath your breast bone, at the same level as your heart, is a rarely mentioned gland that will keep you from getting sick – if you treat it right.. It’s the thymus gland -- the birthplace of the immune system’s T-cells. Your thymus releases these disease-fighting cells into your body to fight invaders. Because [...]

Eat the Meal that Keeps Your Weight Down

By |February 17th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

While skipping a meal might seem like a good way to keep your food intake under control, research actually shows it can hurt your efforts at weight control. And breakfast is the one meal you should always eat if you're trying to keep a reasonable waistline. Here’s the scoop... Researchers at the University of Bath [...]

Our Bodies are Polluted by This Modern Scourge

By |February 10th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Tiny particles of plastic are easy to find in fish, shellfish, whales, birds, and flying insects. It's no surprise they’ve now been found in people for the first time. To be specific, in human feces. Where is it coming from? Well, practically everywhere. Plastic is found in the oceans, in freshwater supplies and even in [...]

Surprise! These High-Carb Foods are Good for You

By |February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

These days it seems carbohydrates are the Rodney Dangerfield of the food world – they get no respect. They don’t deserve much. Carbs are largely to blame for our country’s obesity epidemic and the many health problems that swim in its wake: high blood sugar, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and more. But here’s the thing, [...]

Nine out of Ten Americans Flunk This Health Test – How Do You Measure Up?

By |January 27th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

An epidemic is overtaking the world – and it’s probably threatening your well-being. The widespread problem: High blood sugar. This condition potentially destroys the function and health of all your organs. Our modern lifestyle is condemning us to miss out on “metabolic health.” This means that our eating, sleeping, exercise and other habits have warped [...]

I Bet You’d Never Expect Stress to Do This To Your Body

By |January 20th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Bruce Lipton, the renowned cell biologist, tells us 95 percent of all illness and disease is related to stress. Many health authorities agree with him. That doesn’t mean it’s the only cause, but it’s a cause. So we shouldn't be surprised by the findings of a landmark study that looked into the effects of stress [...]

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Way to Improve Your Heart Health

By |January 13th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Keeping your heart and arteries working properly may be the most important thing you can do to stay healthy – and to survive. Despite advances in treatment, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women. About 1,700 people every day in the US die of heart-related problems – more [...]

Nature Outperforms the Best Pharmaceutical for Lyme Disease

By |January 6th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

In this newsletter I try to select topics that interest as many readers as possible. Lyme disease probably would have been considered an odd choice just a few years ago. Many doctors even questioned whether it existed. Not anymore. Lyme is an epidemic, and a great many people now take it seriously. Recently I saw [...]

Blinded by the Light: How Modern Devices Affect Eyesight

By |December 30th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

There’s no escaping it: we live in a device-driven society. Indeed, we can be slaves to our devices. I see people looking at their phones as they walk down the street, fiddling with the phone while they’re driving, looking at their phones during dinner instead of talking to their loved ones. I guess some people [...]

Don’t Let the 24/7 News Cycle Make You Sick

By |December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

At this writing, the 2018 mid-term elections – and the quarrels and disputes that followed for weeks afterward -- have come and gone. And the Kavanaugh hearings have come and gone, thank heaven. But all you have to do is tune into or log onto a newscast and you’ll find plenty of new things to [...]

This Supplement Offers New Hope for Chronic Pain

By |December 16th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Pain that never quite goes away – chronic pain – can ruin your life. It’s hard to enjoy life when everything you do hurts. Sadly, while the pain-fighting medications offered by conventional doctors may blunt pain for a time, they can cause devastating side effects – mainly intestinal bleeding – that result in something like [...]

This New Diet Can Solve Irritable Bowel Syndrome

By |December 9th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a vexing condition. I know from personal experience. It can be very hard to identify the cause, and some people never do. And meanwhile it makes your life miserable. As the saying goes, misery loves company, so I’ll also note that something like one person out of ten suffers from [...]

Old Wives Tale or Real Problem? Milk and Mucus Secretion

By |December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

The 12th-century Jewish physician Maimonides is perhaps best remembered for his advice to enjoy a bowl of chicken soup to fight off a cold. Modern science supports his idea. Chicken soup has anti-inflammatory and other symptom-easing properties. But he also made another statement that's been passed down through the generations. He said milk causes "a [...]

Researchers Make New Discoveries About the Amazing Vitamin D

By |November 25th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

In less than 15 years, vitamin D has gone from a near-pariah that could harm you if you took more than 400 i.u. per day to a health miracle – now acknowledged even by mainstream doctors – and likely needed by most people in doses of at least 5,000 i.u. – or even more, according [...]

Fit People Most Likely to Survive a Spell in the Hospital

By |November 18th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If you want to be as healthy as possible, you have to get a bit of daily exercise. And to get the best results, it pays to use certain combinations of exercises – even if you don’t want to spend too much time and effort on the whole enterprise. Now, I’m not talking about a [...]

Easy Weight Loss Tips, Fresh from the Labs

By |November 11th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Trying to eat a healthier diet and lose weight, but find that your appetite for treats and junk foods sabotages your efforts? There’s some good news – researchers have turned up dependable ways to fight off those cravings. Investigations into how your brain and body control appetite offer some simple methods for outsmarting the hunger [...]

The Best Food to Save You from Going Blind

By |November 4th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

During the second World War, the UK Ministry for Food urged citizens to eat plenty of carrots. The bureaucrats explained that carrots gave fighter pilots superb night vision, and would help civilians see well during blackouts. But for today's over 50s, seeing well in the dark is probably not their biggest eye health worry. The [...]

This Type of Food is Popular – And Toxic

By |October 28th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

A particular type of processed food that’s eaten by most of us may be delicious, but its health effects are so serious you shouldn’t go near it. This type of food has been linked to mental health issues, cancer, premature death, cellular aging, heart failure, asthma… The list is mind blowing. What is this toxic [...]

Being Fat Can Extend Your Life

By |October 21st, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

"These findings created an uproar among my colleagues," explains cardiologist Carl Lavie. The surprising conclusion of his 2003 study was that – under certain conditions – the people who lived the longest were the fattest. Since then, hundreds of scientific papers have confirmed that overweight or even obese people with certain health problems have better [...]

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