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With the warmer weather approaching, we start to reach for fresher, in-season fruits and vegetables. Often vibrant in color, these health foods not only entice our senses but offer us many health benefits as well.
One fruit that’s fresh and going to be popping up more so in the next few ... Views: 13
This is it. I’m committed. I’m going to start eating walnuts every day. Raw, maybe some days roasted, but definitely minus the salt.
That’s because, as you’re about to find out, the top health benefits of walnuts are far too convincing for me to keep munching on almonds or pistachios (which ... Views: 15
You've heard that an apple a day can keep the doctor away . . . But is that true anymore?
These days, the beautiful, whole fruit has been tossed to the side. And the complex nutrition in the apple has been reduced, extracted and isolated, put into pills and capsules.
Instead of turning ... Views: 35
In these turbulent times we want to invite you to do all you can to improve a good night’s sleep, insure you have a strong immune system, are feeling well enough to exercise and know that the quality of the food you eat has everything to do with your health and happiness.
YOU NEED EVEN MORE… ... Views: 24
There aren't many people who haven’t dieted sometime in their lifetime. Dieting may include calorie counting, low-card dieting, portion control, supplements, and/or calorie restrictions. If a person does lose weight on these diets, they usually gain all of the weight they lost and some ... Views: 40
If you breathe, you need your lungs.
That may seem obvious. But many of us don't think to much about these two hardworking air sacs that keep us breathing.
Lungs don't only serve us the oxygen we need . . . they work hand in hand with the heart. They are part of our immune system. And they ... Views: 40
Daily, I take my vitamin B’s, vitamin C, but vitamin D?
A couple of years ago a routine blood test showed that I had very low levels of vitamin D. You know, that vitamin that is produced automatically in our bodies when we are in the sunlight? Having lived in sunny California for over a ... Views: 47
Daily, I take my vitamin B’s, vitamin C, but vitamin D?
A couple of years ago a routine blood test showed that I had very low levels of vitamin D. You know, that vitamin that is produced automatically in our bodies when we are in the sunlight? Having lived in sunny California for over a ... Views: 34
Since so many of our friends have been sick with the flu and flu like ailments, I wanted to share a blog on the dangers of Vaccines and why Aging Younger recommends alternative measures to combat these types of dis-eases.
Vaccines put the health of you & your family in the wrong hands who are ... Views: 68
Every parent wants their children to be healthy . . . but making that happen can be a challenge.
With all the sweet temptations on one side . . . and children's finicky taste buds on the other, it's hard to get your kids to eat the food their body needs to grow.
But supplements, on the ... Views: 87
Our body requires a few essentials in order to keep us going. Water, vitamins and nutrients are the staples we need to stay healthy. But did you know that our body also needs seven essential minerals? These minerals include sodium, potassium, magnesium, chloride, calcium, phosphorus and ... Views: 67
There is Life Without Chemo, at Aging Younger we know that cancer is NOT the disease but merely the symptom of the disease, the disease being an acidic and an anaerobic environment (the body). Based on this fact, we empower our clients with the tools for the body to heal itself naturally ... Views: 96
Recently I was asked if I knew about a condition known as Hidradenitis. In order to assist this person and anybody else with the condition, I will share it on my blog.
Hidradenitis suppurativa causes a deep skin infection that starts in a hair follicle or oil gland. It is non-contagious and ... Views: 122
There has been ongoing debate in the food world about organic versus non-organic. What’s better for us in the long run? How dangerous are the pesticides used in conventional growing? The questions keep coming and the matter can be confusing at best.
We all want safe and nutritious food, but ... Views: 79
Selenium is a vital trace mineral found in every cell of the body and is required for proper body function. The fact is that higher concentrations of this mineral is not needed, hence it is referred as a micronutrient. Although only small amounts are required on a daily basis, it is an ... Views: 122
What a title for a blog, I am sure most who are reading this are scratching their heads wondering what it is all about. Continue reading and you will become enlightened to much more than what is being reported in the media.
Towards the end of December 2014, it was made public via Twitter ... Views: 146
If your relationship is lacking in the bedroom you may want to read this. Our body is a complex system of organs, hormones, tissues and bones. A deficiency in any of these vital components will automatically lead to serious medical complications or to reduced performance when it comes to various ... Views: 167
Resistance or strength training is the training used to gain muscle strength, size, stamina, and resilience. The whole point of the resistance training is to strengthen your body and muscles, to be able to overcome a resistance force when required. When doing these exercises repeatedly, your ... Views: 147
Most people have heard of resveratrol, the amazing anti-aging supplement so prevalent in the news. Recent research is moving quickly to show us that resveratrol may now play a role in becoming our next anti-obesity drug.
We often compare the metabolic effect from restricting calorie intake to ... Views: 178
How to Eat Your Way to Slim in Healthy in 2015
This is the time of year where New Year’s resolutions are on the tip of everyone’s tounge. Of course, it is no secret that the number one New Year’s resolutions, is to lose weight. Whether it is to drop 10 pounds, 20 pounds or 30 pounds, everyone ... Views: 165
This is the time of year where juicy turkeys, delicious desserts, and tempting starchy foods will be calling your name. Visiting family and friends doesn't help either. Each home you visit, there will be tables filled with cakes, pies, sweets, alcohol and enough food for a king. While it’s ... Views: 244
You may have heard about her . . .
Just a freshman in college, Lauren Hill is doing incredible things . . .
She just played in her first NCAA basketball game, scoring 4 points with two uncontested layups . . .
She’s now gracing the front of a Wheaties box . . .
And she’s been ... Views: 192
We hear about why eating Certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO, Whole-Foods are so important for our health in order to avoid toxins, pesticides, and genetically modified organisms. So why would this not also be essential with our vitamins and supplements?
Not all vitamins and supplements are ... Views: 348
What is Aloe Vera?
Aloe vera is a succulent plant native to East and South Africa, India, Southeast Asia, as well as other tropical and sub-tropical areas such as Latin America and the Caribbean. While there are more than 200 varieties, the one most often used medicinally is the variety aloe ... Views: 182
Have you eaten your greens today? How about your SUPER greens?
Yes, green veggies are good for you . . . but there’s a whole other class of green foods that are even better. And these greens are considered one of the superfood groups because of their incredible nutrition.
What are these ... Views: 254
Types of wheat.
There are many varieties of wheat but they all belong to the genus Triticum. From there the different varieties are defined by the number of chromosomes the plant has.
Diploid wheat is the earliest form of cultivated wheat with 14 chromosomes. This form of wheat has been ... Views: 247
We live in fast times and we rarely have the opportunity to dedicate ourselves to our well being. We are constantly under stress, minding every minute we spend and making sure we spend it wisely. We do not sleep enough, we do not eat enough and, to make matters worse, we do not eat healthy food. ... Views: 297
Can green tea benefit us as we get older?
Having had been diagnosed with dangerous cholesterol levels in 2012 and then being prescribed statins by my doctor, I decided against taking them as they changed how I felt and were affecting my hormone levels.
I opted instead to look for ... Views: 327
If a supplement could help to increase your overall workout intensity and duration in the gym, leading to developing a higher level of muscle mass would this appeal to you?
Supplementation of creatine has become very popular and has been proven to increase power, strength and size for ... Views: 294
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If you train and exercise regularly increased sweating or an inadequate diet can lead to losses of vitamins and minerals, particularly lower levels of zinc and magnesium.
Studies have shown that less than 70% of us get enough zinc, and less than 40% get ... Views: 278
When the immune system functions well, a person experiences good health. The immune system is akin to the engine in a motor vehicle. It must be well maintained and provided with the proper fuel for the body to function in tip-top condition. It is instrumental in warding off and fighting disease. ... Views: 307
When summer hits, there’s nothing better than moving the kitchen outside. Not only does it keep the house cooler, dinner tastes so much more delicious off the grill. Nothing beats that touch of fire.
However, there’s a hidden danger to this summer treat that often gets overlooked. It’s not ... Views: 356
Vitamin D is unique because you can synthesize your needs for this vitamin from sunlight. When the ultraviolet rays of the sun hit your skin, the vitamin is then converted into its active form. Even though your body synthesizes vitamin D, it is still an essential nutrient that you need to get ... Views: 279
When it comes to weight gain, one of the most common misconceptions is that they are all bad and harmful for you, in one way or another. While some of them may actually do more harm than good, there are other efficient and healthy food and sports supplements that will boost your energy levels, ... Views: 410
Almost despairing, a young family approached the animal rescue organization, The Gentle Barn, seeking help. After being treated with anti-inflammatory medications, their little dog, Sofia, had developed a hole in her stomach. No medical intervention worked and they were worried they’d lose this ... Views: 359
What organs are essential for health?
If you talk to a western doctor, they’d probably first tell you the heart or brain is the most important. In contrast, a Traditional Chinese Medical doctor would most likely assign this honor to the liver.
An amazing organ, the liver . . .
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Pregnancy changes everything. No longer are you living just for yourself. You’re now responsible for the new life inside of you as well. And just about everything you do affects that growing baby. When it comes to nutrition, this is especially true. You know - as you gently rub your growing ... Views: 378
Magnesium is a miraculous mineral that is responsible for activating over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. You need it to make ATP, the energy molecule as well as for proper heart, nerve and muscle function. Magnesium is necessary for protein synthesis, blood sugar control, and blood ... Views: 317
Every time I see my patient, Eddie*, I always tell him, “Eddie, when I grow up, I want to be like you.”
Eddie buzzes with energy. At 88 years old he’s full of life – more healthy and active than many 20-year-olds I know.
Eddie says the secret to his vitality is coffee. In my opinion the ... Views: 356
Marisela was feeling taxed – stretched to her limits.
As she explains, “I used to live far away from work and had to sit in traffic for 40-45 min on my way home.” It was hard for her to take care of chores after a long day at work and a commute. To make things worse, continues Marisela, her ... Views: 363
Are Diet Pills Worth the Health Risk?
There are a lot of products on the marketplace – both prescription and non-prescription – which claim to be efficient weight loss aids. Several of these have actually been linked with major medical dangers, including cardiac arrest, heart abnormalities, ... Views: 465
Are Weight Loss Supplements Right For You?
Many weight loss supplements have entered the pharmaceutical market rather recently, and consumers have had an especially increasing desire to lose weight, and to do it as quickly and as painlessly as possible. Though everyone knows deep down inside ... Views: 486
Weight Loss Supplements That Can Do More Harm Than Good
When you talk about weight loss, everybody yearns for it but rarely do they want to put in the work to get the desired results. But contrary to every new magical weight loss marketing strategy, there is no magic pill. Sure you can take ... Views: 457
How to Get Recommended Vitamins and Minerals In Your Diet
A nice and simple way to include more vitamins and minerals into your daily diet is by making fresh fruit and vegetable juices. Also don’t miss out on making smoothies and shakes from frozen fruit.
Not only are these good for you ... Views: 386
Pine Nuts For Weight Loss
Pine nuts have been traditionally used for flavoring in Italian and Mediterranean cuisines but recently there have been several studies to understand the pine nut in more detail. The results from several nutritionists and experts in natural medicine have found the ... Views: 595
Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause dozens of health problems.
Vitamin B12 deficiency can make your tongue swell, turn your skin yellow, make you incontinent and interfere with your sense of taste and smell. It can cause joint pain and give you pins and needles. It can cause depression, ... Views: 416
The adaptogen, eleuthero, has a solid track record for boosting mental performance in a pretty unique way.
In fact, it may help us stay sharp just when we need it the most!
What do I mean? Let’s take a trip back in time – fifty years ago . . .
Imagine you work as a wireless telegraph ... Views: 561
Unequivocally, our four-legged furry friends play a special role in our lives.
They don’t nag us about our dirty socks or turn up their noses at our less fashionable duds. They comfort us when we’re down. And play with us when we’re feeling good. They keep us active. They help us ... Views: 367
Some big, unfounded rumors are circulating about nutritional supplements.
And they’re circulating under the guise of science and experience. But instead of helping you make wiser choices for your health, they do the opposite. They make it harder.
Because these false tales ignore volumes of ... Views: 456
Selfgrowth.com - Why Your Body Needs Omega-3's to Survive
It's no wonder, in this new millennium, that there is freedom for disease. In particular - heart related diseases. Over the last thirty years, we've seen the massive expansion of fast food restaurants and especially, drive thru ... Views: 469