need more iodine

You Probably Need More Iodine

There was a time when iodine was considered a “cure all,” but we’ve forgotten all about it and as a result, rates of cancer are skyrocketing, obesity is epidemic and our energy levels have plunged. Before the widespread use of synthetic drugs, iodine was recommended for everything from healing wounds and disease, destroying bacteria and … Read more

vitamin d and brain health

Vitamin D and Brain Health

This article originally appeared on this website in November of 2014. Chalk up another of the impressive benefits of vitamin D: It can prevent Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases. Several new studies confirm that people with the lowest vitamin D levels are at dramatically increased risk of dementia. (Alzheimer’s is the most common form of … Read more

Special Echinacea Formula

Special echinacea formula for stress and anxiety

Are you stressed? Who isn’t these days? Insomnia? Yup, for most of us. Do you suffer from anxiety? This is a far more serious problem that disrupts everyday life with spiraling out-of-control worry. So many of us do actually have clinical anxiety, which conventional medicine treats with prescription drugs that have terrible side effects. Now … Read more

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Vitamin B12 – The Workhorse Nutrient

This article originally appeared on this website in August of 2013. Vitamin B12 is your basic foundation vitamin. It’s not sexy or miraculous, but this workhorse nutrient is responsible for a host of essential health functions. Everyone needs it! Most important among B12’s functions, is the task of perfect cell duplication to stave off the … Read more

Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue can mess up your life

Adrenal fatigue can be dragging you down and you might not even know it. Do you experience any of the following: Difficulty waking up in the morning? Deep fatigue? Mildly depressed? Cravings for salty foods? Higher energy levels in the evenings? Stubborn belly fat, especially large hips and thighs? Dizziness if you stand up quickly … 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

Chlorella

Chlorella: The Miracle Food from the Sea

We all know how important it is to eat right and exercise to live long, healthy lives. But too often, our good intentions fall by the wayside – usually somewhere between getting through the workday, caring for the kids, cooking dinner, running errands and the thousand other things we do each week. Don’t you wish … Read more

curcumin integrative therapy

Curcumin as an Integrative Therapy

This is an excerpt from a book I recently edited and published, Curcumin: Nature’s Answer to Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases by Ajay Goel, Ph.D. This book offers cutting edge information on prevention and treatment of cancer by an acclaimed cancer researcher at Baylor University. So—you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer. Your … Read more