Why You Should Not Let Your Vitamin D Go Low

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Vitamin D season is now officially over in the midwest. From September to April the sun is so low in the sky that the UVB rays (the ones that make vitamin D in our skin) simply bounce off the earth’s atmosphere. Blood vitamin D levels drop substantially if you do not take a D3 supplement throughout the winter. This can even happen in summer if you do not get enough sun exposure a few days a week. This will increase the probability of your chances…

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Are You Eating Cancer? Part 2: The Foods That Fight Cancer

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In Part 1, we discussed how cancer develops and the foods that feed cancer. Currently, 1 out of every 4 people are getting cancer. Do you want to be “THE ONE” that gets cancer or one of the three that avoids this deadly disease? Here are the foods to prevent cancer now and fight cancer if you have it now or have had it in the past. The “FUEL” For Cancer Growth Once a cancer cell develops, sugar is the primary source of energy for cancer…

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Are You Eating Cancer? Part 1: The Foods That Feed Cancer

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Many of you are pursuing cancer and don’t even know it. Cancer is not something that just happens due to a stroke of bad luck. It is very often what is on your plate that creates and feeds cancer growth. In this article, we talk about how cancer develops from certain foods we eat and the top 6 foods that feed cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. and so common that 1 out of every 4 people are getting…

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The Most Important Mineral to Slash Your Risk of The Top Diseases That Kill

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This mineral deficiency has become epidemic, with an estimated 80% of Americans being low. The most recent findings have concluded that taking this mineral in supplement form and eating foods containing it will help protect you from the most deadly diseases. Are you getting enough? There is an 80% chance you are low in magnesium which is putting you at greater risk for disease. The latest research is finding a connection between magnesium deficiency and the following diseases:  Heart Disease and Stroke. Magnesium is required…

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11 Health and Disease-Fighting Benefits of Eating Chocolate

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Here are 11 healthy reasons why you should eat more chocolate.  There are many ways chocolate can give you better health, but the type of chocolate you eat is important whether you receive these benefits or not. Here are the benefits of chocolate from the latest research: Improves cardiovascular health by reducing systemic inflammation.  It also improves and maintains flexible, elastic arteries (healthy arteries) and prevents stiff arteries (diseased arteries). This is vital to prevent thickening and hardening of arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, as…

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This Vitamin Fights Breast Cancer, Cholesterol and Autism

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There is one very important vitamin you and your loved ones should take on a daily basis to prevent these and numerous other diseases.  Are you taking it? A recent study found breast cancer patients with vitamin D levels of 30ng were twice as likely to survive cancer compared to women with lower vitamin D levels (17ng).  Previous research has shown vitamin D levels of at least 50ng is associated with a 50 percent lower risk of breast cancer. Vitamin D has a number of…

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5 Newly Discovered Health Benefits of Fish Oil

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Fish oil is one of the most important supplements you should be taking on a daily basis because of its “bang for your buck” in terms the many health and disease prevention benefits.  Here are five of the most recently discovered benefits: Anti-Aging/Extends Lifespan.  Fish oil can slow (and even lengthen) telomeres on our DNA.  Telomeres are the protective caps at the end of our chromosomes (think of them as the plastic tips at the end of your shoe laces). Telomeres naturally shorten with age…

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These 4 Healthy Habits Can Prevent These 4 Common Killers

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A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has found people adhering to 4 simple lifestyle behaviors can prevent diabetes, heart attacks, strokes and even cancer!  The 4 lifestyle behaviors are: 1. Not smoking 2. Exercising 3.5 hours per week 3. Eating a healthy diet (vegetables, fruits, beans, whole grains, nuts, seeds and limited amount of meat) 4. Maintaining healthy body weight In people who follow these lifestyle behaviors, 93% of diabetes, 81% of heart attacks, 50% of strokes and 36% of all cancers were prevented!   Source:…

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How Exercise Triggers Your Immune System to Fight Cancer

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We all know regular exercise can improve overall health and help protect us from disease. Many previous studies have shown exercise can reduce the risk of cancer, but a new study has discovered how exercise can help protect against this deadly disease.  Cancer cells develop in your body everyday. The key to your ability to stop cancer from developing is “cancer surveillance” performed by the immune system. The immune system is like a security guard. It has to recognize a foreign intruder, such as a…

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Why it is Important to Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them

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Clothing clings to our skin, the largest organ of the body. Toxic chemicals are used excessively for processing garment fibers and also for manufacturing clothes. When these chemicals come in contact with our skin, we can soak them up like a sponge. There are several chemicals in clothing that can have a negative effect on our health. Here are just a few of them and why they can be harmful: Formaldehyde is frequently used after clothing is made to keep them from wrinkling or developing…

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