Study: Vitamin D Relieves Joint, Muscle Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Every year, approximately a quarter-million new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the United States. About 12 percent of all American women will develop some form of breast cancer during their lifetime; roughly one out of every eight will have to undergo some form of cancer treatment. Battling any form of cancer takes a … Continue reading Study: Vitamin D Relieves Joint, Muscle Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Does It Matter How Late We Eat?

Some may reason that it shouldn’t matter how late we eat just as long as the calories we consume are within range of what our bodies need. However, eating late affects the body in a different way than eating a larger meal at mid-day. Calories that are consumed at night are usually not processed as … Continue reading Does It Matter How Late We Eat?

4 Dangers of Food Dyes

Artificial additives pervade our food supply at epic proportions. Manufacturers claim the stuff is added to enhance flavor, appearance, texture, and shelf life. Food dyes, a food additive used to deepen the color of candy, dry mixes, soups, and even bread, have gotten an increasing amount of criticism these last few years. Health authorities in … Continue reading 4 Dangers of Food Dyes

6 Big Health Benefits of Epimedium for Women

Epimedium may not be familiar to most people, yet its other name usually is — Horny Goat Weed. Native to China, traditional Chinese medicine has used epimedium for centuries as a natural aid for both physical and mental vitality. Epimedium Health Benefits for Women Researchers all across the world have specifically noted the herb’s potent antioxidant activity. … Continue reading 6 Big Health Benefits of Epimedium for Women

3 Serious Dangers of Testosterone Replacement

Testosterone replacement therapy is a topic with many angles and one that has gotten the most attention is safety. Advocates for testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT, say the approach offers many benefits, including libido support, energy, increased muscle mass and strength, and stronger bones. Some research has even placed TRT as a helpful therapy for cardiovascular … Continue reading 3 Serious Dangers of Testosterone Replacement

4 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Birth Control

The advent of birth control pills seemed like a dream come true. These modern preventative approaches appeared to emancipate women, allowing the joy and pleasure of sex without the risk of getting pregnant. It was all too soon, though, that some women discovered that the control measures weren’t the panacea they thought. In fact, the harm … Continue reading 4 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Birth Control

7 of the Best Herbs for Men’s Health

Every man needs to take an active approach to managing his own health for the better. Good habits, like regular exercise, are vital, and avoiding bad habits (or at least minimizing them) is also imperative. One of the most powerful influences on a man’s health is his diet, and as an extension of that, there are … Continue reading 7 of the Best Herbs for Men’s Health

4 Natural Approaches to PCOS

I’ve been talking a lot about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and I even discussed 7 signs of PCOS in a recent post. Many of you are probably wondering if there are ways to approach PCOS using natural methods. While there are more natural approaches to PCOS than I’ve listed here, here are a few of the most important. … Continue reading 4 Natural Approaches to PCOS

The Shocking Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)

Is high fructose corn syrup one of the most shocking ingredients found in your food? Watch this video and decide for yourself. (Recognize the narrator??) High fructose corn syrup is one of the most controversial ingredients used by the food industry. Emerging science is confirming the negative health effects of high fructose corn syrup on the cardiovascular … Continue reading The Shocking Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)

10 Benefits of Organic Lovage

Lovage, a member of the parsley family, is a widely-used herb in parts of Europe and southwest Asia. Its use in food and natural healing is nothing new, but it’s also not usually first mentioned, so it isn’t surprising if you haven’t heard of it. Lovage offers a number of health benefits, including supporting kidney health, … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Organic Lovage