What Home Remedies Work Best When You Gotten Too Much Sun?

I gave up being an expert on sunburn decades ago. First, as a teenager, I was silly and uneducated about avoiding the sun. Then, as a redhead, I got sunburned often. So I have had the blisters, swelling, scorching burn, … Continue reading

Not All Sunscreen Lotions May Protect You from Cancer

I have had some exciting sunburns over the years. The first memorable one happened as a teenager at a lake party – swimming, canoeing, just having fun, and enjoying life. My lobster-like appearance burned that memory into my brain forever. … Continue reading

Oil Pulling for Improved Health

Oil pulling is an ancient (thousand-plus years) remedy from India to improve oral health. It works while you read your emails, check the news or sports (hardly any sports going on now with our pandemic situation), respond to social media, … Continue reading

Avoiding Fats for Better Health?

True or False – Fats are bad for your health. Avoid them at all costs. That’s why you see so many ‘fat-free’, ‘reduced-fat’, ‘very low fat’ products. In fact, a recent check using the search term ‘fat-free’ gave me an … Continue reading

A New Option for Obesity

Chronic low-level inflammation is the genesis of almost every disease. Your health is at risk if left untreated. An easy measure of inflammation is the c-reactive protein (CRP) blood test. It should be offered as part of your annual physical, … Continue reading

Fake News or Restricted?

Since 1962, television commercials about products to improve health or combat disease have been regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The United States and New Zealand are the only two countries in the world allowing prescription drugs to … Continue reading

Amazing How Many Health Myths Remain Active

I had a conversation with a friend recently. She told me that her doctor told her to stay away from coconut oil. He claimed it was one of the worst, if not the worst, oil humans could eat. I remember … Continue reading

Where Do You Start With Food Choices?

What is important when selecting foods? Natural and healthy come to mind first. That implies raw – no containers or processing. In reality, that limits our choices to fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables should be the mainstay of almost … Continue reading

A Better Lifestyle – Part Two of Four

500 Word Project – Day 295 7:25 p.m.             22OCT14 A Better Lifestyle – Part Two of Four Toxins – one of my favorite topics to speak and write about. Having a degree in chemistry and researching the cause and effect … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Disease – What Options Do I Have?

The Basics:  A quick summary of this article. Alzheimer’s Disease symptoms can be treated. There are dietary choices to reduce/eliminate symptoms – avoid certain types of foods – sugar, in particular; and, any processed or packaged foods. Eat organic fruits, … Continue reading