Some Health Studies Are Guaranteed to Fail

I caught this headline today and shook my head in disbelief – Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Reduce Bone Fractures Large Study Finds. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/bone-fracture-vitamin-d/2022/07/28/id/1080741/. It makes me wonder what the agenda is when I see headlines that do not align … Continue reading

What 7 Things Scientists Learned About Living Beyond 90 Years of Age

Seven years ago, Lesley Stahl hosted a CBS 60 Minutes broadcast about what factors determine which of us will live past ninety years of age. A questionnaire was completed by 14,000 people in 1981 that was highly detailed about their … Continue reading

The Wrong Omega-3 Fatty Acid from Supplements May be Increasing Risk of Heart Disease or Maybe Not?

Omega-3 fatty acids are found in seafood, such as salmon and other oily fish, and are found in supplements. EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are the primary components of supplemental fish oil or omega-3 found in bottles. Studies … Continue reading

Can This Simple Supplement Help You Lose Weight?

If you have a deficiency in serotonin, weight loss can be achieved by increasing your serotonin levels. Serotonin is produced in your brain by tryptophan, an amino acid. Tryptophan comes from food. Many forms of depression and anxiety are associated … Continue reading

Three Ways to a Healthier and Longer Life

Scientists know that stress, radiation, infection, inflammation, and diet affect our health and longevity. All diseases start at the cellular level with chronic low-level inflammation. Antioxidants do a decent job of controlling the exponential spread of free radical damage, but … Continue reading

Most Vegans are Deficient in These Nutrients

Vegans can enjoy a healthy diet but need to know the sources of the nutrients they need daily. I talked with a new business acquaintance, and he mentioned that he had been meatless for six years. I asked him a … Continue reading

How Healthy Are You?

I was having a phone call with a good friend the other day. We were talking about many subjects, but the general theme was health. He asked how I would define overall health – how healthy am I – or, … Continue reading

Cancer Doctors Want to Forbid Nutritional Supplements – Why?

An article I reviewed today advises cancer patients to stop using vitamin and mineral supplements when they have breast cancer. Their rationale is that it might cause cancer to recur. Rationale https://www.healthline.com/health-news/breast-cancer-patients-advised-not-to-use-supplements-during-treatment is a link to a Healthline article. Experts … Continue reading

What is Your Health Awareness Level?

Most of us are not aware of the health claims being true or false. Have you ever researched a topic and found contradictory information? I research a lot of topics. I look for contradictory information. Coconut oil is an example. … Continue reading

Is Phosphatidylserine a Possible Solution to Combat Alzheimer’s Disease?

Phosphatidylserine (PS) is an essential fatty acid.  Our bodies produce essential fatty acids from the foods we eat.  As we age, our chemical processes slow down – they lose efficiency.  PS levels begin to decline as we reach middle age.  … Continue reading