The recent groundbreaking verdict on on the herbicide, glyphosate (Roundup®), as a cause of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in one San Francisco Bay Area man has shed stark new light on the dangers posed by the most widely used agricultural chemical today.
Biologically, men and women have some concrete differences. But those distinctions go beyond the obvious contrasts. It's important to recognize that our bodies function within subtle and not-so-subtle variations that…Read more
Fall is upon us, and colds, the flu, and other ailments will be in the air soon. These are 10 easy to find food items that will help promote immunity…Read more
A gentle, seasonal spring cleanse offers numerous health benefits, but as with any new program, it’s important start slowly and go easy on yourself. One common issue with many detox protocols is that they promise a “quick fix” using harsh ingredients that can send the body into a “detox crisis” with difficult reactions like headaches, digestive issues, lethargy, brain fog and more. However, there are easier, more comfortable and safer ways to remove toxins from the body and avoid unpleasant detox reactions
The renewed energetic awakenings of spring make this a great time to prepare our minds, bodies and environments for the brightening season ahead. It’s a perfect opportunity for a spring cleanse and the creation of a more vibrant, balanced sense of well-being.
It’s no coincidence that Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month both fall in February. While for centuries the heart has been associated with love, we don’t always love our hearts. We may lead stressful lives, eat the wrong kinds of food (and too much of it), smoke or neglect to exercise. While the heart is an amazing organ, beating continuously our entire lives, it has limits. Fortunately, simple things, like stress relief, exercise and diet can make a big difference in heart health. And new research shows how PectaSol-C® Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) works to support a healthy cardiovascular system, among its other remarkable benefits.
Flu season is hitting hard this year. With the early arrival of more aggressive strains and higher levels of activity, the influenza outbreak has reached epidemic proportions. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn the outbreak may be the worst in a decade. Furthermore, this year’s vaccine is only estimated to be 62% effective in those who do get vaccinated. The good news is that no one is helpless in the face of the flu. There are a number of ways to prime your immune system and sail through cold and flu season unharmed. These tips can help you avoid getting sick, and facilitate faster recovery if you do fall ill.