Consume Kombucha At Your Own Risk

Consume Kombucha At Your Own Risk

Kombucha tea has been claimed to be the beverage that will fix many health conditions. Everything from immunity, improved digestion and just about every disease known to mankind.  The results are almost magical among believers of this beverage. Just recently my local health food store put in a Kombucha sample bar. They have three flavors […]

Should You Be Gluten Free?

Should You Be Gluten Free?

Many people have digestive issues due to the ingestion of gluten as well as other foods. In the case of gluten, not everyone is sensitive to gluten, but many people are and don’t even know it. Symptoms can be very uncomfortable. Including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hives and rash, nasal congestion, eye irritation, and even difficulty […]

BREAST CANCER – ARE YOU AWARE?

BREAST CANCER – ARE YOU AWARE?

As many of you know, October is breast cancer awareness. Self examination helps the discovery of possible lumps. Mammograms should be done yearly. Some of the signs and symptoms are lumps or a mass in the breast. Swelling, skin irritation or dimpling, breast or nipple pain, nipple retraction, redness, scaliness or thickening of the nipple or […]

IS COCONUT OIL THE MIRACLE OIL?

IS COCONUT OIL THE MIRACLE OIL?

Coconut oil seems to be a new healthy food. But is it? It is known that coconut oil is very high in saturated fat. With 12 grams per tablespoon. Compare that to olive oil, which has 1.9 grams of saturated fat per tablespoon. But it does have 14 grams of total fat, but almost all […]

Is Ketogenic Dieting For You?

Is Ketogenic Dieting For You?

Many benefits come with being on a ketogenic diet, including the reduction of developing cancers, but there are side effects. A research article titled A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice was published in Cell Metabolism ,(2017;26 (3):  539 DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.08.005) studies the various beneficial concepts of a high protein, low carb food plan. Dr. […]

Two More Senior Athletes Bypass Age Related Theories

Two More Senior Athletes Bypass Age Related Theories

Jim Arrington is the newest member to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Age related segregation should never exist when people like Jim are proving how aging can be put on hold! Jim is 85-years in chronological age and a great-grandfather! He usually exercises two to three times a week for about an hour, […]

Why Do You Need Muscle Maintenance?

Why Do You Need Muscle Maintenance?

The human body has over 650 muscles. Skeletal muscle is the body’s largest tissue accounting for approximately 45% of body weight in men and 36% in women. Muscles are comprised of muscle fibers. Each fiber is thinner than a human hair and can support up to 1,000 times its own weight. Every human movement is […]

Trouble Sleeping Could Lead To Poor Health

Trouble Sleeping Could Lead To Poor Health

Our biological clocks are mostly controlled by our genetics. The cells throughout the body are altered after losing a single nights sleep. We drag through the next day often wondering why this had to happen or will it better the following night. There can be many reasons why we don’t sleep well. Lots of research […]

Ernestine Shepherd – Oldest Living Body Builder

Ernestine Shepherd – Oldest Living Body Builder

I’ve admired Ernestine Shepherd for years.  I knew she had been placed in the Guinness Book of World Records years ago. Suddenly she turned up on new summer TV program “Forever Young.” This program features seniors of all ages doing remarkable physical activities. Ernestine began body building when she was just 56. She is now […]