Disease Prevention

The danger of using aspartame

The danger of using aspartame

The danger of using aspartame is growing. Here are some facts. Aspartame is “the” name for sweeteners such as NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. It is an artificial sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. There is more evidence about the danger of aspartame. James Schlatter […]

by March 20, 2020
New MRI technique confirms that cancer feeds on sugar

New MRI technique confirms that cancer feeds on sugar

Sugar is in many foods and can be detrimental to our health when consumed too often. It has been linked to many ailments including heart disease, diabetes, candida, weak immune system, and cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, “About 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, […]

by March 18, 2020
Eye health smoothie

Eye health smoothie

A delicious eye health smoothie recipe. Our eyes are our life. As humans, we are very visual, so it is important that we keep our eyes in healthy condition. This smoothie is packed with antioxidants that are essential to a good vision. Let’s take a look at the ingredients. Blueberries: […]

by March 8, 2020
Gluten the hidden danger

Gluten the hidden danger

According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness approximately 1 in every 133 Americans suffers from an autoimmune disorder called celiac disease. This number is based upon a milestone multi-center study of blood samples collected from 13,145 people from February 1996 to May of 2001. This means that there were over 2.1 million […]

by March 6, 2020
The dangers of high fructose corn syrup

The dangers of high fructose corn syrup

There have been many ads and debates in the media about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). While the food industry claims that corn syrup does not cause harm, the statistics tell another story. The average American has increased their HFCS consumption from zero to about 60 pounds per person per […]

by March 5, 2020
Easy daily foot and leg workouts

Easy daily foot and leg workouts

On a daily basis, our feet are forced into shoes, treaded on hard surfaces, and crammed into heels. By not being careful, one may develop conditions such as plantar fasciitis, arch pain, and Achilles tendonitis, just to name a few. The good news is that there are easy ways to […]

by March 4, 2020
Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu Our immune system is our first line of defense against the flu virus. Maintaining a healthy immune system should be a top priority, and becomes even more important during flu season. Adopting good health habits including diet, exercise, adequate sleep and hygiene can […]

by March 3, 2020
Top 10 eczema foods

Top 10 eczema foods

Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is an inflammation of the skin that causes itching. It is a long-lasting (chronic) condition that is sometimes followed by hay fever or asthma. According to Mayo Clinic, “Eczema may affect any area of your skin, but it typically appears on your arms and behind your […]

by February 29, 2020