Tag: health

Feed the Mind to Feed the Body

While it is true that our minds are amazing, such a statement does not quite capture their full potential. Of course, you are probably aware of the importance of maintaining a healthy brain, but this does not fully convey the significance of brain health. And while you may already know the value of nourishing your…

Physical Activity and Overall Wellness and Resilience

A reader asked me about a recent study from the Tokyo Institute of Technology that said that daily strenuous exercise could shorten rather than prolong our lifespan. In their study, the authors theorize that excessive endurance training effectively neutralizes the usual benefits of exercise. I wanted to clarify a few things with my readers because…

The Need for More Health Science in Health Care

When the sick are told to put their lives in the hands of someone unqualified to treat them, we know there is a problem. When the healthcare industry is complicit in the situation, we know there is a crisis. Nevertheless, this is the reality of the current health model. A fundamental change is necessary, and…

B Vitamins are Awesome

B-Vitamins, in general, are extremely important for a variety of reasons. Specifically, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12 — play an essential role in keeping our bodies running the way they should. I am personally a big fan of ensuring you get enough B12. B12 is a powerhouse. For example, it helps…

A Few Things to Consider About Bacteria

Did you know that you have more bacteria in and on your body than you have cells? It’s true. The latest evidence suggests that roughly 39 trillion bacterial cells live among your 30 trillion human cells (Crew, 2016). So, in a sense, you are not entirely you. Instead, you are a walking home to countless…

Should You Be Taking Vitamin C? If so, how much?

Vitamin C is an anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and antioxidant. Most people are already familiar with this handy little vitamin. However, most are unaware of its many uses or how much to take. As you may already know, studies have shown that Vitamin C is a co-factor for physiological reactions such as hormone production, collagen synthesis, and…

Parasites – Listen to Your Body

Your body has a variety of special cells designed to help you fight off different types of infection. These cells differ depending on the invader, but most of us are at least familiar with the white blood cells that attack bacteria and viruses. So what about parasites? Parasites present a unique problem because parasites are…

Magnesium is Essential for Health

Magnesium is essential for health. Dr. Mercola says that “even glutathione, your body’s most powerful antioxidant that has even been called “the master antioxidant,” requires magnesium for its synthesis (Mercola, 2016).” You can learn more about glutathione by clicking here. Unfortunately, magnesium deficiency is considered a silent epidemic in research circles, with a whopping 80%…

Probiotics – What You Should Know

Today (after years of destroying our intestinal flora), we are told that probiotics are the answer. This may be partially true. However, probiotics should be used with caution. Probiotics, or Beneficial Bacteria, are the highly complex, single-celled microorganisms found in the body and are considered good for the body due to their beneficial qualities. Beneficial…