Fear and Stress – An Unhealthy Combination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fear and stress can be very detrimental to your health, but fear is the deadliest of all. Fear has many different effects on an individual and the body. On one level, it is a mind killer in the sense that it erodes your courage and confidence, and at the same time it fuels doubt, uncertainty and low self-esteem. From a physiological … Read More

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FAQ: Can Supplements Affect Blood Pressure?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, supplements can affect blood pressure … and so can diet, lifestyle and other facets that make up everything we do.  Here is how blood pressure works. Blood pressure is regulated by a negative feedback system. In fact, two negative feedback systems come to mind immediately: blood pressure and the thyroid hormone system. Blood pressure is naturally regulated by nerve … Read More

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Keeping A Healthy Immune System

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today we are faced with the fact that our bodies – especially our immune systems – are having a more difficult time defending us. Why is this so? We will touch on two aspects that are instrumental in weakening the immune system. STRESS It has been demonstrated that stress adversely affects the immune system. Stress taxes the adrenal glands, which … Read More

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Are You What You Eat?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone knows about “comfort foods”. We all run to them when we’re feeling a little down, stressed or depressed. We eat what makes us feel good during those times. The truth is that we have an emotional attachment to what’s on our plate, which is why dieting is one of the hardest things to do. On a personal level for … Read More

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When You Lose, You Win: Simple steps for a healthy diet and daily routine

Reading Time: 2 minutes As summer arrives, we all become concerned about how we may look in a bathing suit. Maybe this is the time to re-examine your diet and daily routine. If you are going to eat carbohydrates, eat those that are 100% complete carbohydrates, often referred to as Complex Carbohydrates. These are foods that have fiber and nutrients; not the empty carbohydrates … 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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If Fish is Your Dish, Read This!

Reading Time: 2 minutes There is hardly a fish species that isn’t affected by pollution. We use the oceans as a dumping ground for our garbage, which is loaded with chemicals! In addition, our sewer systems dump into the oceans, and because our bodies shed toxic chemicals, they also find their way into the ocean when we swim. PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) are in some … Read More

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What’s Hidden in the Meat We Eat

Reading Time: 3 minutes Physical stress is easy to identify when you look at hard labor or strenuous exercise. However, there is another type of physical stress that compromises nutrients brought upon the body because of diet. Antibiotics, Growth Hormones and Steroids. Oh My! We all know that animals destined for food production are given antibiotics, growth hormones and steroids. These substances end up … Read More

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