Dietary Supplements and the Hill

Our ability to continue to have access to dietary supplements depends on both the Congress and the FDA. I just returned from Washington DC where we met with staff from two of the senators from our state and with Congressman Larson. You can see me in the bus in the above picture with the people … [Read more...]

Healing Power of Fruits

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Magnesium Depression and Deficiency

Magnesium is a very important mineral in the body. It is essential to all living cells and needed to produce ATP, DNA, RNA, and hundreds of different enzymes and chemical reactions. Besides being related to depression, magnesium deficiency may also be related to asthma, diabetes, fibromyalgia, … [Read more...]

Diet Soda Bad News for Your Heart

Drinking diet soda linked to heart disease   For years people have been drinking diet soda thinking they are helping the body losing weight and indirectly improving their health. However, according to this recent research, older women who drink two diet sodas daily have a 30% greater risk … [Read more...]

FDA Limits Antibiotics in Animal Feed Too Late

Business Briefing: F.D.A. Unveils Deal to Limit Antibiotic Use in Animal Feed My question is, why did it take you so long? Why has the FDA waited so long to try to limit antibiotics in animal feed? We do know that antibiotics in animal feed makes animals grow faster. This new ruling will make it … [Read more...]

Fruits and Veggies Fight off Arteriosclerosis

Fruit and vegetable consumption linked to healthier arteries later in life According to recent study there is even more reason to eat your fruits and vegetables. Last week I publish an article on how fresh fruits and vegetables can reduce your risk of dying. Now I see a new article shows that … [Read more...]

Good Idea to Use Viruses to Kill Bacteria?

Phage 'cocktail' wipes out 99 percent of E. coli in meat and spinach In the article, the authors talk about using bacteriophages to kill E. coli. Bacteriophages are viruses that target bacteria and then kill them. Use of a specific bacteriophage was found to nearly eradicate toxin producing E. … [Read more...]

Early Light = Lower BMI

Medical News Today: Sun-filled mornings may help us control our waistlines, say researchers Losing weight might be easier if you spend your mornings in the sun. The earlier the exposure to this light the better the persons BMI (Body Mass Index). Later exposure to light into the day lead to a … [Read more...]

Sodium Recomendations too Low, What about Statins

Medical News Today: CDC sodium intake guidelines 'excessively and unrealistically low' Recent research published in the American Journal of Hypertension claims the recommendations by the CDC for sodium are excessive and unrealistically low. This study’s analysis encompassed more than a quarter of … [Read more...]

Postoperative Atrail Fib Helped By Omegas Vit C and E

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation: Alone or in Combination with Antioxidant Vitamins? This is a very interesting study on the use of Omega threes and prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation. These results were interesting because the Omega threes by themselves were … [Read more...]

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