You Can Prevent That: Improve Your Odds With These Do-Able Steps

“Up to 40 percent of annual deaths from each of five leading U.S. causes are preventable.” Centers for Disease Control Did you know that life expectancy actually declined in this country last year? In addition, it is estimated that one in two adults in the U.S. suffer from a chronic illness. Diet, exercise and lifestyle choices…

Ahead of the Curve: Early Discoveries Lead to More Studies

Studies in the lab using smaller mammals or test tubes can be the precursor to further studies on human subjects. In these examples, good results in the lab may lead to larger, human trials. Here are some of the most promising recent findings: Curcumin and ALA boost DHA The omega-3 DHA is essential for healthy…

Nutrients Improve Metabolism in Women

These studies prove the importance of balanced nutrition year round, not just during swimsuit season! Zinc and selenium improve thyroid function Zinc and selenium help the body produce thyroid hormone, and doctors wanted to see if taking supplements would help women with low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, where the metabolism slows, leading to weight gain…

Steps to Healthy Living During Flu Season and Everyday

Before you even begin to look at all the great things supplements can do for you during the rough winter months and all year through, the Harvard Medical school offers some advice on healthy lifestyle choices that you can make everyday to improve your defenses.  Their advice includes items like: “Don’t smoke. Eat a diet…