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 […]

HIIT Increases Longevity

HIIT Increases Longevity

A few months ago I wrote an article about the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). A new study provided by Consumer Reports says the changes are vast with this type of training. For every age! Sadly older adults are usually advised to work out at a moderate intensity, but vigorous exercise may give […]

Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods

Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods

Fermented foods hold many great benefits and has been used in medicine throughout history. Sour milk products and lactic acid fermented foods have been important dietary staples for thousands of years. Early reports show that Chinese workers ate acid-fermented vegetables while building the Great Wall of China. The Japanese have routinely served a small serving […]

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 […]

INTESTINAL HEALTH CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH

INTESTINAL HEALTH CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH

Hormones Health & Fitness Total Health Report – March 2017 YOUR INTESTINAL HEALTH CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH Digestion begins as soon as food enters our mouth. Chewing slowly is the best way to help the entire process all the way down to the end.  The digestive process involves a series of physical and chemical […]

Compounded Bioidentical Hormones

Compounded Bioidentical Hormones

I subscribe to many professional health related newsletters. In a recent one an article on compounded hormone replacement therapy reported that “There is no evidence that so-called “bioidentical” alternatives to prescription hormones are either safe or effective.” I disagree.  They most certainly do work. I have a lengthy article on my site that covers this […]

Yummy Shamrock Shake

Yummy Shamrock Shake

1 Cup pumpkin (fresh or canned) 2 Tablespoons raw almond butter 2 Cups spinach 1 Cup blueberries (fresh and frozen) 1 Banana Cinnamon or nutmeg to taste Add all ingredients.  Blend until smooth. Adding water as necessary.

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

I wonder how many people actually know that Valentine’s Day is named for St. Valentine. It isn’t exactly known why the 14th of February is known as Valentine’s Day or if the noble Valentine really had any relation to this day. The celebration of this day seems to have been derived from both ancient Christian […]