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Surviving Stage IV Melanoma

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How diet, supplements, and an ironclad will beat all odds. Imagine that you’re in your early 30s, living your life, starting a family, and achieving goals and dreams. You start to not feel well and can tell that something is off, but you’re not sure what. Then, the diagnosis comes. You have cancer. Wanting to do anything and everything you can to be around for your loved ones for many Read More

The Most Underrated Fruit of Summer

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Don’t overlook the most nutrient dense pick. I consider this fruit to be the most underrated fruit of summer. Can you guess what it is? It’s not papaya, it’s not mango, it’s not an orange, it’s not even an exotic fruit, like carambola… it’s… KIWI. This small fruit has big health benefits—and appears on the 15 least pesticide-contaminated list from the Environmental Working Group. This means that while it’s always Read More

Cleanse with My Top 4 Diet Detox Drinks

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Fat Flushing sips for yearlong health. A new year is always time for a cleanse. So, without further ado, please meet my Awesome Foursome Top Diet Detox Drinks you can enjoy throughout the year, 24/7. These satisfying sips are supported by the latest science blended with tried and true ancient wisdom. Cranberry Juice Cranberries, and pure, unsweetened cranberry juice, have enjoyed superstar status as a prime component of the Fat Read More

Gallstones Can Really Be a Pain

Prevent painful gallbladder problems naturally. Over 25 million Americans have gallstones—yet only 1 million get diagnosed annually. Sudden, sharp pain in the upper abdomen, under the breastbone, near the right shoulder, or between the shoulder blades usually signals gallstones, hardened cholesterol deposits ranging in size from a grain of sand to a golf ball. A small, pear-shaped organ located right under the liver, the gallbladder releases an important digestive fluid Read More

How a Hug Can Protect Your Heart

What you and your blood pressure really need for Valentine’s Day. Love does far more than make the world go around. It helps remove plaque from the arteries, boosts the body’s immune response, relieves stress, and lengthens life. Do you have high blood pressure? A hug from a close friend or family member can lower hypertension. In fact, a  study at Brigham Young University shows that women who are “married with children” Read More

Is This Drug Your Secret Addiction?

America’s most popular drug is now inhalable. If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news, I’m sure you couldn’t miss the FDA warning about the new AeroShot Caffeine Inhaler. The FDA issued a warning letter to the makers of AeroShot for “false or misleading statements” in their promotional materials which suggest that the product can be “both inhaled and ingested.” The problem is that the powder can be sucked Read More

Skyrocketing Drug Recalls

Supportive supplements can help you live a long and healthy life. Recalls of pharmaceutical medicines—both over-the-counter and prescription—have recently surged, calling into question the quality of drug manufacturing in the United States. The FDA reports that over 1,742 drugs were taken off the market last year—up enormously from 426 recalls in 2008! In fact, independent reviews suggest that up to 85% of new drugs offer few, if any, additional benefits. Read More

Say What?

Hearing loss increasingly impacts young people. Approximately 36 million adults and half a million children in the United States have trouble hearing. And according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 have hearing loss caused by loud noises. Everything from loud toys and video games in childhood, iPods and rock concerts in adolescence, workplace noise and Read More

Dangerous Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet

Also pay attention to supplement-drug interactions. Worldwide, prescription drug abuse is even higher than the combined use of illicit drugs like cocaine, ecstasy, and heroin, finds the UN International Narcotics Control Board. In this country alone, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently reported that abuse of prescription painkillers has led to an alarming 111% jump in emergency room visits over the last 5 years! And a new study in Read More

For Ageless Skin

You’re never too young to ensure a glowing complexion. Even in your 20s, fine lines—the harbinger of wrinkles—may start to appear. But a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that what you eat can combat the photoaging that leads to wrinkles. Using both food questionnaires and scientific analyses of ultraviolet damage in 2,000 people in Australia, Greece, and Sweden, researchers found that those eating healthy monounsaturated fats Read More