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It's tough to get all of the nutrients into your diet. You also know that defaulting to a daily vitamin pill won't fully get the job done either. The following tips will help get you closer to your daily needs.
Avoid GMOs by Eating Organic
Getting as many greens (preferably organic) into ... Views: 17
Heavy winter clothes haven given way to short sleeves as spring has ushered in warmer weather. With beach season gearing up, it's time to show off the hard work spent laboring in the gym over the past several, cold months. Luckily, if you haven't been sweating it out in the snow all winter, ... Views: 19
How Vitamin Therapy can assist with Supporting your Health with Stress/Anxiety & Panic Attacks
Recently, anxiety vitamins have gained new attention.
With the proliferation of such health products as vitamin-enriched water, herbal anxiety relief drinks and stress vitamin packets at ... Views: 19
Everybody longs for a healthy, toned and long life. The health industry is the most grossing business today. People would do anything to get in shape. Inclination towards a healthy diet has become the need of the hour. Natural living is a new phenomenon that has recently gathered a lot of ... Views: 50
You may already be aware of the recent investigation by the New York attorney general's office that uncovered a massive herbal-supplement scam. According to the New York Times, as part of its investigation, 78 bottles of the leading brands of herbal supplements from a dozen Walmart, Target, ... Views: 46
It’s green . . . it’s nutritious . . . it’s very old . . . and it keeps you feeling young – but do you really know what chlorella is?
Two and a half billion years ago – long before dinosaurs roamed the planet – chlorella and its algae cousins ruled the world. These tiny single-celled ... Views: 90
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: 56
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: 65
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: 125
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: 99
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: 112
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: 92
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: 96
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: 82
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: 103
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: 144
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: 93
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: 130
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: 151
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: 101
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: 155
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: 185
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: 209
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: 181
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: 203
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: 185
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: 268
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: 211
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: 396
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: 206
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: 275
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: 270
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: 317
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: 369
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: 315
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06 August 2014
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: 315
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: 327
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: 389
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: 298
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: 434
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: 396
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: 409
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: 332
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: 371
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: 374
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: 478
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: 517
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: 474
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: 399