When looking to include more dark leafy greens into your diet, be sure to add kale. This healthy vegetable contains phytonutrients that may help combat abnormal cell growth. Researchers have discovered that these phytonutrients cause the liver to produce enzymes that may potentially eliminate cancer-causing substances. Kale can be steamed, sautéed or added to your […]
You know blood circulates in your body and that without it you could not live. What you may not know, however, is that aside from being a vital nutritive substance blood can also be a cause of pain. Read this article to learn how “bad blood” can lead to pain and what you can do to prevent it…
Heart-healthy foods can be easy to incorporate into your meals if you know what to add. Try to include several servings of fruits and vegetables — like spinach, carrots, peaches and assorted berries — during the day. Swap your fattening white flour products for whole foods like oats, grain bread and brown rice. Also try to limit your saturated […]
Dear Bob, You often talk about the dangers of taking the flu vaccine. If I don’t get the vaccine, what should I do to avoid catching the flu? A: Take at least 5,000 IUs of vitamin D3 per day and you won’t have to worry about all the flu propaganda. Best Wishes, Bob
Each day more than 2 million Americans complain of feeling fatigue in addition to the 4 million who have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. With this chronic tiredness often comes lack of focus, feelings of being overwhelmed, flu-like symptoms, memory loss, chronic aches and pains, restless sleep, short temper and even depression. Read this article to learn 10 lifestyle changes that can help you reduce fatigue…
Why should you eat more blueberries? Not only do these sweet little fruits taste great, but they are packed with phytonutrients that help eliminate the free radicals that cause aging and cell damage. Blueberries have also been shown to help prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Try adding some of these tiny protectors to […]
The Food and Drug Administration is set to approve the sale of genetically modified (GM) salmon to consumers and has said it has no plans to require the fish be specially labeled as genetically modified.
If you’re a fan of sprays, mints and mouthwashes to freshen your breath — you might be surprised to know that green tea works even better. Bad breath is caused when bacteria in your mouth break down proteins to form sulfur compounds. Breath fresheners are used to either eliminate the odor of these compounds or stop them […]
Herbology is the study of the properties of herbs, their collection, preparation, effects, dosage, administration, combination and contraindication. Chinese herbs are a main feature of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Read this article to learn about Chinese herbs and how they work to bring the body back into homeostasis…
The war on your ability to make decisions about your own health continues with the introduction of a new bill in the Senate Judiciary Committee that would put draconian laws on natural health supplement companies and small and mid-sized farm and food facilities.