Acne, Aging and Attitude

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are in summer mode. The time of year when you want to look your very best. An important aspect of that is your facial appearance. Whether you’re dealing with acne or wrinkles, being in the sun doesn’t help either situation. Whether you choose a product with SPF 50 or a lower SPF, you need something to diminish the harsh … Read More

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Detox Before You Diet

Reading Time: 4 minutes Summer is practically upon us and this is the time of year you want to look good. Whether it’s a few pounds you want to shed or it’s in the double digits, I would recommend a holistic approach to dieting or weight loss by starting with an internal cleanse to detoxify your body. This will allow your body systems to … Read More

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Cholesterol. The Good Guy?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cholesterol has gotten a bad rap. The fact is your body needs it.  Here are a few of the many important roles cholesterol plays in your body: It is a component of cell membranes and a starting material for synthesizing other steroids. Many of your hormones and vitamin D are made from cholesterol. Cholesterol transports fat-soluble vitamins throughout the body, … Read More

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Lungs, the Breath of Life

Reading Time: 2 minutes The biggest issue with the lungs is mucus and phlegm build up, which can clog the lungs, not allowing efficient release of the toxic gases, such as carbon dioxide. This can also block the amount of clean, fresh (hopefully) air the body needs to function at optimal levels. I only use the best herbs for the lungs in my formulas. … Read More

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Weight Loss Naturally, Part 2: The Thyroid

Reading Time: 2 minutes A causative factor in weight gain can be a sluggish or low thyroid. Often called the “master gland” or “power control center,’’ the thyroid is vital because of its interactions with other glands. It is also involved in sexual development and maturity. What the Thyroid Does The thyroid secretes two hormones that influence the rate and processes of basic body … Read More

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Weight Loss Naturally

Reading Time: 3 minutes Weight loss is a major topic with many ways to approach it. There are psychological concerns as well as physiological and glandular effects at work in most everyone with weight issues. Levels of stress affect weight as well. Stress depletes calcium, which disrupts the relationship between potassium and sodium, and five to 15 pounds can be gained very quickly through … Read More

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Cleansing the Liver

Reading Time: 2 minutes The liver is the largest internal organ of the body. It is crucial to the maintenance and regulation of homeostasis of body fluids and control of body processes. In one of its many operations, it defends the body against internal poisoning through toxin elimination and storage. It serves a key role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, and … Read More

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Hints for a Good Clean Lifestyle

Reading Time: 1 minute Here are some tried and truthful ideals to live by from Michael. Minimize fried and fatty foods, and dairy as well. No sugar! Seek to eliminate sweet tasting things for awhile so you can break your addiction to sweets across the board. Drink clean water. Personally, I prefer and recommend distilled water over everything else. Eat lots of salads made with … Read More

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How to Have Good Days When Things Go Wrong

Reading Time: 3 minutes When I counsel people, I always ask how their day starts. Do you wake up tired? Are you moody in the morning? Are you sensitive or irritable? These questions help me to determine what is going on healthwise. These symptoms are all related to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. If you are relating to these conditions upon waking, then consider … Read More

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Why You Should Take It Slow with Fast Foods

Reading Time: 3 minutes On my iPad, I have an app called News360. This app covers news from multiple sources around the globe. I choose health, science, environment and self improvement as topics that I want to read in the news. I found one article quite interesting because it was a study with children from around the world. It was written up in a health … Read More

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