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 […]

Have You Heard About Lynch Syndrome?

Have You Heard About Lynch Syndrome?

One of my many curiosities about health and aging well is genetics! We are so fortunate to have genetic testing available to us for many conditions. Many of us have family members who have died from cancers. Approximately five to ten percent of all colorectal cancers are caused by a heritable mutation. That is a […]

Blood Sugar Improvements from Sourdough Bread

Blood Sugar Improvements from Sourdough Bread

Part of the many fermented foods written in the article above, sourdough bread has many health benefits. Terry Graham, a professor in human health and nutritional sciences at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, lead a team of researchers who studied four types of breads to determine which had the most positive health effects when […]

CoQ10 Needs Selenium in Combo to Cut Heart Disease Deaths in Half

CoQ10 Needs Selenium in Combo to Cut Heart Disease Deaths in Half

Two very effective supplements have been proven to improve cell efficiency. A five year study reveals that combining selenium with CoQ10 has been found to dramatically slash the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Reported on http://www.worldhealth.net, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the developed world, killing more than 17 million per […]

FDA Warns 14 Companies on False Claims for Cancer Cures

FDA Warns 14 Companies on False Claims for Cancer Cures

If you haven’t heard, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on posted warning letters to 14 companies that are selling more than 65 fake cancer treatments. The fake products include pills, capsules, powders, creams, teas, oils and diagnostic kits. They’re most commonly marketed and sold on media platforms, the FDA […]

The Zika Virus Isn’t New This Year

The Zika Virus Isn’t New This Year

The invasion of the Zika virus has been everywhere in the news. The news tells us that it is transmitted to humans from the Aedes mosquito. The symptoms include mild fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise or headache. The symptoms normally last for 2 – 7 days. There is scientific consensus that […]