Natural Skin Protection

Natural skin protection under the summer sun

Now that beach vacations, gardening, outdoor sports and more summer sun activities are on most of our calendars, it’s time to consider ways to protect skin from damage. The medical profession has broadcast its message loud and clear: Too much sun exposure causes dryness, wrinkling, premature aging and can lead to skin cancers. Certain types … Read more

Right Fats for Weight Loss

The Right Fats for Weight Loss

Here’s a shocking weight loss secret: Adding the right fats to your diet, via foods or supplements, can make it easier for you to lose weight. Motor up your metabolism with Omega 3s. A recent Australian study found that a daily serving of salmon, tuna, mackerel or sardines not only helped dieters lose an average … Read more

Low Thyroid

Low Thyroid: WHY? What to do?

Hypothyroidism seems to be running rampant these days. It’s particularly common in women over 50 who have entered perimenopause or are even fully menopausal when changing hormones can also trigger thyroid problems. But hypothyroidism is almost always connected with low iodine intake, regardless of age or sex. Here’s a brief overview of the problem: Low … Read more

Vitamins Working

Are Your Vitamins Working? How Can You Tell?

I am frequently asked why we should take any particular supplements and how we know they work. First, I’ll give you the short answer to the second question: ”We don’t know if they work.” Yes, I believe everyone needs supplements and, while there is voluminous evidence, on an individual basis, you don’t know if they … Read more