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Forms, Doses, and Effects of Vitamins C and E

By calinpop | April 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Forms, Doses, and Effects of Vitamins C and E

by Robert G. Smith, PhD (OMNS Apr 27, 2020) Vitamin and mineral supplements are sold in several forms. Some vitamins are sold as “natural,” which often means the product has been purified from a plant or animal product. Others are synthetic, which can mean that the biochemical has been manufactured from chemicals that were not…

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Are gut bacteria the key to healthy aging?

By calinpop | March 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Are gut bacteria the key to healthy aging?

An increasing number of recent studies are asking an important question: Do gut bacteria hold the key to healthy aging? New research, recently presented at the London Microbiome Meeting, brings us closer to the answer. Research presented at the London Microbiome Meeting zoomed in on the role of bacteria for human health and aging. In…

Does turmeric have anticancer properties?

By calinpop | March 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Does turmeric have anticancer properties?

A recent literature review investigates whether turmeric may be useful for treating cancer. The authors conclude that it might be but note that there are many challenges to overcome before it makes it to the clinic.   Turmeric is loved the world over, but can it help fight cancer?   Turmeric is a member of…

Diet as Lifestyle

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

Diet as Lifestyle   Two of the most crucial lifestyle elements are diet and exercise. We must face this truth early on if we are to have any chance of fighting any chronic illness: If you want a permanent victory, you must cut all carbohydrates out of the diet. In spite of the conflicting reports…

Fluorescent Lights, Microwaves and Alcohol

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

Fluorescent Lights, Microwaves and Alcohol   Fluorescent Lights   Fluorescent lights are not good for us because they are not comprised of a natural spectrum of light. The light is bluer, and the frequencies of light are not balanced. On top of that, fluorescent light is not continuous light; it flickers at a rate of…

Exercise

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

Exercise   Exercise is vital, as our bodies are designed to move. Exercise is NOT optional. Our bodies were designed to move… well, every day, and many times. It is a ridiculous concept to say that our bodies are made to move about … three times a week?   If you consider the above concept,…

A Few Food Facts

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

A Few Food Facts   Concentrated Carbohydrates   Believe it or not, the amount of carbohydrates required by humans for health is ….. zero. This is the overwhelming consensus of scientific wisdom today. Proteins and fat are essential to life, but carbs are not.   Our body systems are well built. We do not need…

Sugar and Smoking

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

Leaving Bad Habits Behind: Sugar and Smoking   We live in a world caught up in a wide variety of addictions. Millions suffer from addiction to drugs, alcohol, and smoking, but there are also those who are addicted to other things, like television, food or sugar. Everything we do can turn into a habit or…

Suggestions for a Good Sleep

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

13 Suggestions for a Good Sleep… and 13 Backups   Sleep in complete darkness. Even a very little amount of light can disrupt sleep by affecting the capacity of melatonin secretion of the pineal gland. This includes light that reaches any part of the body, as it does not have to reach the eyes in order…

The Importance of Food

By calinpop | November 16, 2018 |

The Importance of Food   Beginning the day with healthy food is essential for a quality, healthy life. Breakfast refers to a breaking in our overnight fast, and it is crucially important. After sleep, as your body awakens, it needs energy to start working. In the morning, your body wants to be fed and energized.…