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Growing Organic: Save Money, Reduce Toxins, Protect Your Health

Growing Organic: Save Money, Reduce Toxins, Protect Your Health

April 2020 Edition What's New Due to their high probiotic content, fermented foods can give your immune system a boost and reduce your risk of infections like the common cold. Are you one of the many people who say organic food costs too much and that's why you don't...

Sauna Therapy: Sweat Out the Toxins

Sauna Therapy: Sweat Out the Toxins

Most athletes and health-conscious people follow a nutritious, whole foods diet, which is one of several steps essential to ridding the body of metabolic build-up -- that is, the by-products the body accumulates during times of high stress, especially physical stress....

Maca Root Meets High Energy Demands in Athlete

Maca Root Meets High Energy Demands in Athlete

Maca root (Lepidium meyenii Walp) is a cruciferous root vegetable prized by the indegenous Andean people as a remedy for stress, improving energy, and enhancing libido in men and women. Popularly known as "Peruvian Ginseng," Maca is in a class of herbs known as...

Mighty Magnesium Helps You Meet Physical Demands

Mighty Magnesium Helps You Meet Physical Demands

Magnesium is well-known for the role it plays in the structure and function of nerves and muscle tissue. And it's absolutely essential for nearly every chemical reaction that takes place in the body. Additionally, when you put your body through the demands of a...

Dates: A Power Food for Athletes

Dates: A Power Food for Athletes

Food for Thought. . . "To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear." - Buddha For the endurance athlete, or those with a physically demanding job, dates are an excellent power food. Though odd in its...

Exercise is Medicine

Exercise is Medicine

March 2020 Edition What's New Cardiovascular exercise helps create new brain cells. This enhances brainpower and brain activity. The evidence is compelling: Exercise is the prescription for a healthy life - it aids in the prevention of chronic disease, enhances brain...

Become an Informed Consumer of Health Information

Become an Informed Consumer of Health Information

Eat this, not that. One day a certain supplement or medication is great for you, but a week later you're being advised not to take it. How can you judge the worth of media hype around health information and determine what applies to you? Become a discerning consumer...

Arsenic in Rice: Which Rice is Safest?

Arsenic in Rice: Which Rice is Safest?

From Asian cuisine to gluten-free and other special diets, rice is a staple food for many people. But is it healthy? Depending on where it's grown, rice contains one of the world's most toxic elements: arsenic. It can be passed into the human body, building up in body...

Coconut Oil or EVOO?  The Healthy Truth

Coconut Oil or EVOO? The Healthy Truth

Depending on who you believe, coconut oil is a nutritional miracle food or pure poison. Nearly 70% of Americans view coconut oil as a health food; only about 37% of nutritionists view it that way. Coconut oil is 88% fat, most of which is saturated fat. However, the...