Managing Cancer as a Metabolic Disease

Cancer has become Americans’ No. 1 health concern. It is easy to understand why, as 50 percent of men and 41 percent of women will develop cancer during their lifetimes… …but what if you didn’t need to fear cancer because you knew it was a metabolic disease that you could treat and recover from like other conditions? Metabolic syndrome is a collection of maladies that raise a person’s risk for …

New Study: Standard American Diet vs. Mediterranean Diet

A new study published in the 2017 March issue of JAMA found that poor diet is responsible for an astonishing 45 percent of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes in the US. The researchers attributed this high mortality rate to the Standard American Diet (SAD), which is high in sodium, processed meats, sugar-sweetened beverages and unprocessed red meats. During 2012, out of the 702,308 adult deaths from …

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Peak muscle mass occurs, on average, sometime during your early 40s. After this, your muscle mass will begin to gradually decline, eventually leading to changes in your mobility, strength and ability to live independently. “Without question, exercise is the most powerful intervention to address muscle loss, whether it occurs in the context of advancing age or debilitating chronic or acute diseases,” said Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Ph.D., a researcher in molecular …

Oregano Oil Benefits Superior to Prescription Antibiotics

Antibiotics prescribed by most medical doctors today have horrendous side effects including: causing antibiotic resistance, destroying good bacteria (probiotics), reducing vitamin absorption and damaging the digestive lining causing leaky gut. The good news is there is an incredible natural alternative to prescription antibiotics and that is oregano oil (also called oil of oregano).  Oil of oregano contains two powerful compounds of carvacrol and thymol that have powerful anti-bacterial and anti-fungal …

Sauna Therapy May Reduce Risk of Dementia and Boost Brain Health

When it comes to improving your health, some of the simplest strategies can have a tremendous impact. Sweating in a sauna, for example, has many great health benefits, including expelling of toxins, improving blood circulation, killing disease-causing microbes and improving mitochondrial function. Research has even shown that regular sauna use correlates with a reduced risk of death from any cause, including lethal cardiovascular events, and may help stave off Alzheimer’s …

20 Great Things About Lemon Water

Lemon water doesn’t just quench thirst better than any other drink – it also provides our bodies with plenty of vitamins, minerals and vital trace elements. It’s also a great energy booster for when we wake up first thing in the morning as our tissues are dehydrated and in need of fluid to push out toxins. Lemon water will provide your body with plenty of hydrating electrolytes in the form …

3 Top Diets of 2017

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 4, 2017 – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today released its annual assessment of the year’s Best Diets to help the estimated 45 million Americans who diet each year – and millions more globally – achieve healthier lifestyles. For the seventh year in a row, the DASH diet has been rated Best Diet Overall, followed by the Mediterranean …

The Exercise Cure

TIME MAGAZINE, September 19, 2016, has done a cover story called The Exercise Cure: The Surprising Science of a Life-Changing Workout. Doctors, researchers, scientists – even ancient philosophers – have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof. Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, a genetic metabolic neurologist, is determined to prove that exercise can be used as medicine for even the sickest patients. “Research paper, after paper, after …

Mindfulness: The New Science of Health and Happiness

Part 1: OUTSMART STRESS Save Yourself from Stress The American Psychological Association reports that 34% of Americans say their stress levels shot up in the past year. Physical symptoms that accompany stress are the body’s warning system. A 2014 study from Carnegie-Mellon University revealed that people under significant pressure at work had a 45% higher risk of Type 2 diabetes.   Five Habits that Reduces Stress Take the scenic route. …

Silver Wings: Youthful Living for Seniors

There is a tendency to move into ‘cruise control’ when you get older. The excuses are many, but they tend to be associated with apathy and a lack of vitality. The fastest group of population growth in the U.S. is centenarians, and the research shows that four key nutrients are necessary to support living a long and healthy life: Vitamin D, DHA, folate, and magnesium. These will be discussed in …