Phosphorus is a mineral that helps your body maintain healthy bones and teeth.  It is essential for life and makes up about 1% of your body weight, making it the second most abundant mineral in your body next to calcium. 85% of the phosphorus in your body is in your teeth and bones; with calcium, it … Continue reading Discover 10 Nutritious Foods that Are High in Phosphorus
Congress is currently weighing two new bills that can help bring nutritional and dietary supplements to a much larger part of our population. The first is proposed bill, S.2499 – Health Savings Act of 2016, submitted by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), which would extend HSA (health savings account) coverage to certain nutritional and dietary supplements. A complimentary bill, H.R.4469 … Continue reading Supplements Covered by HSA? You Can Help Make it Happen
Since the 1960s, Americans have been obsessed with cutting all fat out of our diets. In that same time frame, rates of obesity and diabetes skyrocketed across all socioeconomic groups. How is it possible that reducing fat intake coincided with a 300% rise in obesity and a 700% increase in diabetes?[1, 2] It’s almost as if … Continue reading The Importance of Healthy Fats for Nutrient Absorption
The controversy surrounding trans fats has very little to do with their existence; after all, trans fats exist in nature in small amounts. What’s really troubling is that they have continued to exist in the food supply for years, even when their negative health effects were widely known. Fortunately, trans fats are finally being phased out … Continue reading Trans Fat Ban Here to Stay
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?
Soil contains a wealth of organic matter from decomposed plant and animal matter. A substance known as “humus” is the primary component of that organic matter. As water washes through soil, it washes away the humic acids from the humus in soil. Research has shown these acids to be a very effective tool for regulating … Continue reading The Benefits of Humic Acid
Thousands of diet gurus are standing by right now to trade their weight loss plans for your hard earned dollars. Unfortunately, to the contrary of the advertisements, gimmicks and gadgets never add up to a permanent weight loss solution. The quickest way to lose weight is to eat healthy, exercise daily, and, depending on your … Continue reading Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?
Do you know about the secret ingredient in red wine? Resveratrol can help support normal cholesterol and combat obesity and much more! In fact, a study recently suggested it can even reduce heart disease by limiting the “formation of inflammatory factors”—possibly slowing it down before it becomes a problem.  Don’t think resveratrol will make you instantly healthy, and … Continue reading 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Red Wine
Quercetin is an flavonoid (plant pigment) commonly found in fruits and vegetables, especially onions, citrus, and apples. Other sources include dark berries, grapes and olive oil. Green tea and red wine have also been pointed out as having notable amounts of quercetin. That’s all great. But, what does it do for us? Well, perhaps the … Continue reading 6 Health Benefits of Quercetin
In my opinion, among nuts, pecans are the best and have been one of my favorite snacks for years; they’re also one of the healthiest. In fact, after looking at 277 different nuts and foods, USDA researchers say pecans are the most antioxidant-rich nut around. On top of this, pecans deliver more oleic acid than … Continue reading Raw Pecans: Discover 7 Health Benefits of Pecans