Articles 2017-09-05T19:16:32+00:00


Stop Counting Carbs, Eat Kaempferol

Sometimes a word annoys me, such as flavonoid and all the related words like it including bioflavonoid, bioflavones, flavonol, polyphenol, phytonutrient, anthocyanidins... and oh my gosh, you can see how confusing it is to remember

14 Quick Hacks for Leg Cramps

Do you  have to jump out of bed really fast to mitigate a leg cramp? Does it usually in the back of the calf, or in your foot? Leg cramps are not only painful, but

Handling Menopause and Andropause as a Couple

As we age, we notice symptoms popping up every few months. With women, it’s called menopause and includes many, many symptoms such as fatigue, forgetfulness, hot flashes, vaginal discomfort and atrophy, decreased libido, irritability and

Eat Bananas in the Pursuit of Happiness

Most bananas are peeled and eating within one minute. That’s according to The Guiness Book of World Records. While not officially amazing in my opinion, the most bananas peeled and eaten in one minute is

9 Medical Benefits of Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi is among my favorite fruits of all time. It ranks up there with figs and papaya for me. Kiwi got rebranded in 1959 when it had been known as “Chinese Gooseberry.” New Zealand had

Aloe Vera Has 11 Impressive Uses

Aloe vera made a couple of headlines recently. The first was when the actress Drew Barrymore dabbed some on a facial sore and it instantly took out the redness. The second was when Prop 65

Marijuana Coming to a Pharmacy Near You

April 20th is a ‘holiday’ of sorts in Colorado called “4/20” and events generate thousands of visitors who go to various parks all over Colorado and some smoke pot in an effort to promote its

How To Make Herbal Tea for Your Troubles

We’re doing something wrong because, as a nation, we spend twice what other comparable countries spend on health care, but we have the lowest life expectancy. Worse, we have the highest infant mortality rates. Our

6 Cosmetic Secrets to Get Gorgeous

No matter what your age, you always want to look your absolute best. Throughout my life, I’ve learned all kinds of beauty tips and tricks from reading, talking to friends, and getting to know a

How Biotin Impacts Your Thyroid

There was a medical conference held in San Diego California recently and a physician presented a case study about a woman who took a large amount of B vitamin called biotin. I’m sure you’ve heard

12 Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Sometimes it seems like varicose veins come out of nowhere when you’re least expecting it. Most people over the age of 60 have some degree, and usually they’re not a big deal. But they could

Breast Implants May Increase Cancer Risk

Hundreds of thousands of women voluntarily opt for breast augmentation surgery. There are many reasons for that, and certainly women perceive the size and shape of their breasts to be a vital component of their

9 Tactics to Outsmart Fat Cells

Weight gain does not discriminate based upon body shape, and it’s most attracted to people with hormone imbalances, chronic overeating, and an inability to cope with stress.  So how do you win what appears to be