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Archive for November, 2015:

Methylation & Your Telomeres

Why do some people live longer? A lot of it has to do with the body’s telomeres. What’re they? Research indicate that they are the “cap” on the end of our DNA strands, like the plastic end or aglet, on the end of a shoestring. As time goes on, your cells divide, naturally shortening and losing a bit of the … Read more.

Apples

Are apples still a great way to keep the doctor away? You bet! Recent studies reveal that apples have certain properties that make them particularly useful in the fight against cancer. At the very least, consuming an apple a day would do no harm, and could have very important health benefits over time. The key to apples’ health benefits are … Read more.

Perchlorates can Cause Hypothyroidism

Did perchlorates attack your thyroid today? Perchlorates? Maybe. Many of us have no idea how much, and how often, our bodies are being exposed to the toxin. Many of us had no idea it existed. Perchlorates attack thyroid function. We need our thyroid hormones for energy, mood stabilization, heart rhythm regulations, hair growth stimulation and metabolization. Perchlorate exposure can lead to … Read more.

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Are your lungs healthy? According to health coach Dr. Karen Wolfe, and the experts at the American Lung Association (ALA), the lungs are only at risk externally. Sheltered inside your body, they are rarely attacked, and very durable. It’s our environment that causes the lungs the most problems.  Essentially, lung health is linked to environmental health, especially the home environment. … Read more.

10 Simple Strategies to Eliminate Acne

Acne  can wreak havoc on your self-confidence and self-image. Unfortunately, solutions like creams and lotions, pimple popping, and medicinal overkill with antibiotics, are generally unacceptable. So what can you do? The most controllable, contributing factor to acne is your diet. By regulating the oxidative stress in your body, you can calm what’s going on in your skin. What you eat is … Read more.

7 Strategies to Tackle Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is the most common American tick-borne infectious disease. It is caused by borreliosis, or the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which may spread everywhere in your body. An infected blacklegged deer tick infects humans with the virus by a bite through the skin. It often goes undiagnosed, or is misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia, or flu. According to Dr. Mark Hyman, treating … Read more.

Foods Wrecking Your Body Temple

According to Dr. Stephen Sinatra, author of  Health Revelations from Heaven and Earth, food definitely can be medicine. It can also be toxic. How you can know the difference? Start by avoiding the food on the following “hit list:” Trans fats. Research shows that they are related to diabetes, autoimmune disease, tendon/bone degeneration, cancer, and more. You’ll find trans fats … Read more.

Allergies and Your Genes – Histamine, Autoimmunity and DAO SNPs

Natural health expert Suzy Cohen would like for you to understand the difference between an “allergy,” and an “intolerance,” as they pertain to histamine. High blood histamine levels causes chronic health conditions, whereas a short-term spike in histamine, in true food allergy situations, results in immediate symptoms like swelling, sneezing or anaphylaxis. There are many problems associated with poor  histamine … Read more.