Category Archives: nutrition

Why is Vitamin D Important?

I saw this infographic for Vitamin D on Facebook yesterday and it got me curious to find out more about what vitamin D is and what it does. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that your … Continue reading

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US Spends More in Health Care Costs, But Not Healthier

Politico reported about a month ago that while the US spends a lot more on health care per person than any other industrialized country, we are not significantly healthier. According to the article, health care costs in the US are … Continue reading

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Get Kidney Stones? Drink More Water

I found this article on the Hartford Courant website: Too little calcium, water linked to kidney stones. Researchers in a study tracked 78,000 women in their 50s and 70s to find links to kidney stones. They found that women who … Continue reading

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Bacteria Helps You Stay Healthy

Dr. Mercola had a great article today about the microflora in your gut. In the article he says that: Probiotics, along with a host of other microorganisms, are so crucial to your health that researchers have compared them to “a … Continue reading

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Sodas, Heart Disease, and Diabetes

In an article on Yahoo! News titled Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Pose Heart Risks to Women, Study Suggests they report that drinking two or more sugary drinks a day may boost a woman’s risk for developing heart disease and diabetes even … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis and Milk

Milk might not be the best thing to drink to deal with osteoporosis. My wife found this yesterday in one of her nutrition textbooks, Dietary Guidelines, from the Global College of Natural Medicine, 2010 Regrettably, the more dairy one consumes, … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis and Calcium

Osteoporosis has become a serious problem. It used to be considered a disease that only elderly women developed, but not anymore.  It is becoming a problem for younger people, both men and women. A large part of the rise in … Continue reading

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Are You Tired of Being Sick Yet?

You probably hear almost daily that another one of your friends or co-workers is sick. The media is still pumping up the swine flu even though some medical authorities have said that it has already peaked and has not been … Continue reading

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Boost Your Immune System

How is your immune system doing for you?  Right now I am watching to a video from David Wolfe, who is considered to be one of the leading authorities on nutrition,  about how important it is to take care of … Continue reading

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Chemical Interactions in Food Ingredients

I’m with a network marketing company that, among other things, sells a nutritional juice product.  I received an email this morning from my upline that made me think about artificial additives in our food.  Someone had asked our MLM company … Continue reading

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