The long-term statistics about maintained weight loss are grim. Consistently, people who lose a substantial amount of weight are likely to gain it back within a few years. What are the folks who lose weight and successfully keep it off doing differently? The answer is simple. Research shows that long-term adherence to an effective weight … Continue reading 7 Habits for Weight Loss Success
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
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)
Lemon juice is a popular ingredient used in fresh lemonade, facial tonics, and natural household cleaning recipes. Folk medicine says this vitamin C-rich juice may even dissolve kidney stones, yet science remains inconclusive on these claims. But, science does agree that lemon juice may support kidney health; on the other end of that stick, lemon juice is … Continue reading Does Lemon Juice Dissolve Kidney Stones?
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
A traditional, therapeutic herb native to India, brahmi (also known as Bacopa monnieri) is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine as a memory enhancer, aphrodisiac, and general tonic.  Its impact on cognitive performance has prompted a number of investigations into its positive benefits. Here are just a few of the health benefits attributed to brahmi. 1. Promotes Comfort … Continue reading 5 Health Benefits of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)
Considered more potent than ginseng, Tibetan Rhodiola is an adaptogenic herb revered by the Tibetan monks as the supreme herb in traditional health modalities. Scientists have determined the majority of its power and potency comes from two compounds, salidroside and rosavin. Each compound helps encourage physical performance, cognitive function, stress response, and internal balance. Here are 6 … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Supplement with Tibetan Rhodiola
Soy milk, tofu, and meat substitutes are all the rage in the vegan and vegetarian community. These products provide all essential amino acids, making soy one of the few complete plant proteins on the planet. Despite soy’s high nutrient content, there are some dangers to soy that typically go unnoticed. Not only does soy contain … Continue reading How Soy Affects Reproductive Health
The health benefits of lithium orotate are causing an explosion in its popularity. I’ve been an advocate of lithium orotate for quite some time and have incorporated into some of my own formulations. A friend of mine, Dr. Mark Millar, is the leading authority on lithium orotate in the United States today. He published an eBook, Veteran … Continue reading Is Lithium Orotate Good or Bad for You?
An alkali metal related to sodium and potassium, lithium carbonate has been traditionally used within allopathic medicine to deal with mental imbalances. There are many side effects to taking this strong mineral as the body poorly absorbs lithium carbonate. Lithium orotate works differently. Lithium orotate offers superior bio-utilization, allowing the mineral to penetrate the mitochondria, glia and … Continue reading The Benefits of Lithium Orotate