I think we all want to live a long time, but we want our brains to keep functioning at a high level, right? The old saying “you want to be all there when you get there” couldn’t be closer to the truth for all of us. Moderate cognitive decline is common as we age, forgetting some people's names, a name of a movie, or the name of an old boyfriend, but what you start to see … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Brain Healthy as You Age
It gives you the creeps when you think about having worms in you. The reality is, we all have them, it’s whether they are out of control or not. About 50% of the population has an over-population of parasites in their bodies and they don’t realize it. These guys can put a big burden on the immune system and show up as some interesting symptoms. When we think of “worms” or … [Read more...] about Do You Have Worms In Your Body?
We all get them from time to time, cravings for carbs and sugar. This is normal to occasionally have these cravings, but what if you have them all the time? What can be causing them and what can you do about it? The list could get really long here, so I'm going to focus on the top five reasons I believe we get consistent carb cravings. Insulin Resistance Insulin is the … [Read more...] about Carb Cravings: Causes and Strategies to Help
It’s so important to remember the body is interconnected. Western medicine has “compartmentalized” the body. You have multiple doctors for different body parts, and they don’t talk to each other. When we have a symptom, we tend to not connect the dots to other things we are feeling in our body. It’s wonderful when we can learn about the multiple things a specific nutrient … [Read more...] about All These Symptoms May Be Related
You have probably heard of Linus Pauling. In 1962, at age 61, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in chemistry. He is best known for being an advocate and proponent of Vitamin C. He was ridiculed for his work by the scientists and doctors of his time, but his work has stood the test of time. He wrote a book called “How to Live Longer and Feel Better”, he was 85 yrs old at the … [Read more...] about The Magic of This Lowly Vitamin
Your immune system is your first line of defense against all diseases, especially infectious diseases such as viruses. The one mineral that plays a key role in your immune system's ability to fight off disease is Zinc. Zinc is vital for immune function and a key player in warding off viral infections and plays a vastly underrated role in fighting off the COVID-19 virus. … [Read more...] about Why You Need This Mineral Now…
Iodine, a critical mineral for the prevention of cancer, has been used for centuries. It was used as medicine then added to bread. Then, in 1948, iodine was suddenly thought of as dangerous and was removed from medical arsenals – as well as from our food in the 1970s. Politicians felt we could get enough iodine from iodized salt. Two things happened, we were told to reduce … [Read more...] about Iodine Deficiency and the Cancer Connection