Brussels Sprouts

  Brussels Sprouts: Don’t wrinkle your nose. Brussels sprouts are good for you, and if they’re cooked properly, they even taste good. The problem is that Brussels sprouts are often boiled to death, and nothing that’s boiled to death … [Read more...]

Abolish the Belly

What is the best way to lose abdominal fat?   Belly fat does not discriminate, darn it! Everyone can get it. Scientific studies show that centuries ago this is what helped us survive famine. However, in today’s world extra belly fat is linked to … [Read more...]

Calcium

  Calcium facts: Calcium is a right powerhouse of a mineral. As everyone learned as children, calcium, often in the form of that glass of milk we had to drink a few times a day, builds healthy teeth and strong bones. Now we know that on … [Read more...]

Sunblock for everyone!

Sunblock is SUPER important! Sunshine can make us feel great, but sun exposure is a leading cause of skin cancer and premature aging, including wrinkles, age spots, leatheriness, and broken capillaries. And since sun damage occurs deep in the … [Read more...]

Iron

Iron info: We all know about iron. Iron is that mineral we need to keep our blood healthy. In fact, iron helps to make the red blood cells in the first place and these red blood cells get oxygen into the cells of the body. That's why when a person … [Read more...]

National Get Outdoors Day!

National Get Outdoors Day is an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. On average, American kids are spending over 6.5 hours a day watching t.v.! … [Read more...]

Vitamin D

Facts about Vitamin D Vitamin D is different from other vitamins because it is one of the few vitamins that the body makes without having to get it from foods. All a person has to do to get their regular dose of Vitamin D is stand in the sun for … [Read more...]

World Environment Day!

World Environment Day! Today is a day that we can all take a look at ways we can improve our environment. There are many ways to go about this. Consider riding your bike to work or taking a bus than driving every day. Carry your own … [Read more...]

Grass-Fed Beef

To err is human... Some people are fortunate to live in places where the cows still graze in great rolling pastures. The cows, whether they’re grazing or lying in the grass ruminating, look stupid, healthy and placid, the way cows are supposed to … [Read more...]

L-Carnitine

About L-Carnitine L-carnitine, or carnitine, is an amino acid, one of the substances that proteins are made out of. L-carnitine is an antioxidant, a molecule that gives one of its electrons to a free radical molecule. This prevents the free … [Read more...]

Vitamin B6

About Vitamin B6 Vitamin B6 is responsible for supporting a healthy immune system. B6 is made up of three compounds: pyridoxine, pyridoxinal and pyridoxamine. It’s a water soluble vitamin that’s needed for the body to absorb Vitamin B12 and for … [Read more...]

Coconut for health

Considering the Coconut A lot of people have had the pleasure of spending some time on a tropical island and having a green coconut plucked from a palm, shaved, and had a straw stuck into it through which they could sip the refreshing liquid. … [Read more...]

Glutamine for health

About Glutamine Glutamine is an amino acid, a component of protein. It’s one of 20 or so that the human body can make. Normally, the body has more glutamine than any other amino acid. … [Read more...]

Mushrooms

Mushrooms have always been fascinating and tricky. Some mushrooms are prized for their taste and contribution to health, especially the immune system. … [Read more...]

Chromium Picolinate for health

About Chromium Picolinate Chromium is a mineral that’s essential for health, but it’s tough for the body to absorb. By itself, only 3 percent of the dietary chromium a person takes is absorbed. That’s why it’s often coupled with picolinic acid, … [Read more...]