Blue Diamond Almond Nut-Thins – Wheat and Gluten Free

Review of Blue Diamond Almond Nut-Thins Cheddar Cheese Nut & Rice Crackers Blue Diamond has been a staple in the natural product industry. If you’ve been following the blog you’ll have noticed that they had a bit of run in with the FDA over the fact that they published walnuts were good for … [Read more...]

Heat Kills More Than Hurricanes Tornadoes Flood Earthquakes

Heat Kills More People Than Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Flood, Earthquakes, and Lightning Combined We run for shelter in hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes and lightning,  however from 1979-2003 excess heat caused more deaths than all of those other natural disasters combined. More than 8000 … [Read more...]

Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disorder and Vitamin D

In a recent study of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis it was found that 92% of the subjects had low vitamin D levels when compared to healthy subjects of whom 63% had low vitamin D levels. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as chronic thyroiditis, is a swelling and inflammation of the thyroid gland which … [Read more...]

How Can A Healthy Woman Improve Her Brain Function?

A recent Study was done by Erin McGlade, PhD from the Brain Institute at the University of Utah. The study looked at a nutritional supplement to determine the nutrient's effect on cognition in healthy women. The womens' age range was 40-60 years. The women took the supplement for 28 days then had … [Read more...]

Magnesium Oil, New Way To Get Magnesium Save 10%

Magnesium Essential to Body Magnesium is one of the most important nutrients for the body. It is involved in the action of over 300 different enzymes in the body. It is essential also for normal bone structure. Although essential for good health,  it can be hard to absorb in pill form. There are … [Read more...]

Vitamin C May Help Glaucoma and Epilepsy

Vitamin C Works on GABA Receptors in Retina Research in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that vitamin C (ascorbic acid) may be needed for the GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) receptors in the retina to function properly. GABA is a neurotransmitter that is responsible for inhibition of nerve … [Read more...]

Do I Need Extra Iron in My Multi-Vitamin?

  Is Extra Iron in My Multi-Vitamins Good? Who says you can never get too much of a good thing? With iron supplementation you may be doing just that. Iron is essential to health and if iron levels become too low you will develop iron deficiency anemia. While there is some evidence that some … [Read more...]

Zinc Lozenges May Shorten Duration of Common Cold Says Medical Journal

High Dosage Zinc Lozenges with Zinc Acetate It was reported in a study in The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal that high dosage - not low dosage - zinc lozenges helped to shorten the duration of the common cold. The researchers found that in trials that used less than 75 mg of zinc there were … [Read more...]

Probiotic Reduces Cold Symptoms in Healthy Populations

  Danisco announced the completion of a study by Griffith University in Australia on the use of their patented probiotic Bifidobacteriumlactis BI-04 physically active adults. The study found that there was a reduction in the incidence, duration and severity of cold or upper respiratory tract … [Read more...]

Pregnant Moms taking DHA Have Children with Fewer Colds

A recent study to be published in Pediatrics done at Emory University found that women taking 400 mg / day of DHA had children with fewer cold symptoms than the placebo group. Women who took DHA had infants that had nearly a 25% lower occurrence of colds during infancy. If the baby did develop a … [Read more...]

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