Category: Health

Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

There are a number of factors that influence obesity. These include behavioral choices, environmental circumstances, and genetics. Genes don’t always predict someone’s weight future, but science has shown that genetics play a role in obesity. Genes increase a person’s susceptibility… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Turn away from Rx drugs

Turn away from Rx drugs

We live in a world where corporate profit is more important than consumer health. Because our diets, for the most part suck, we turn to Rx drugs for health and survival. Before getting into why Rx drugs? let’s talk a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Are flu shots really necessary?

Are flu shots really necessary?

There are some interesting parallels between what we ingest and the consistent transformation of the flu virus. With the latest dietary guidelines calling for three servings of low fat or non fat dairy a day, the average family with two… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of connective tissue that likes… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Are taking supplements a free choice or are they thrust upon us?

Are taking supplements a free choice or are they thrust upon us?

For the answer to this question we have to go back in time. We are generally raised in a family that was raised in a family that lacked sufficient information to eat properly. Upon growing up, in my formative years… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Prostate problems and Flomax

Prostate problems and Flomax

If you have an enlarged prostate, you may have come across the drug Flomax (generic name: Tamsulosin). Your Doctor might have prescribed it, having told you that it will relieve your symptoms of BPH.  However, a note of warning. While… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
C-diff—can a Fecal Microbiota Transplant stop the recurrence?

C-diff—can a Fecal Microbiota Transplant stop the recurrence?

C-difficile is currently the most common hospital acquired infection—affecting half a million Americans every year. While one out of five patients fail to respond after the initial round of antibiotics, repeated doses of antibiotics remain the standard of care in… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine
Why eating anything that had a face or a mother is bad

Why eating anything that had a face or a mother is bad

Besides being conditioned from infancy and being subjected to social and advertising pressure, the main reason that hooks people on animal foods is taste. One thing is clear though; we cannot stomach eating flesh in its normal state, especially if… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Fruit Juice: Sugar in liquid form

Fruit Juice: Sugar in liquid form

How many people were raised starting the morning with a glass of orange juice with breakfast?? Apple, grape, orange, pineapple, cranberry…. there’s a type of juice to please everyone’s taste buds. The fallacy is that many believe drinking fruit juice… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss