Balancing Blood Sugar

Balancing Blood Sugar

I recently spoke with a customer about natural options to help control her blood sugar. She had been told she had prediabetes and was understandably...

17 Oct 2018

7 Diet and Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Blood Sugar Spikes

7 Diet and Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Blood Sugar Spikes

Almost daily, I'm asked about supplements to help stabilize blood sugar levels and reduce insulin resistance. While supplements like chromium,...

17 Oct 2018

Help with Eye Health and Night Vision

Help with Eye Health and Night Vision

Eye health is one of the most overlooked components of healthy aging. We spend a good deal of time thinking about our joint health, heart health and...

20 Aug 2018

Life after Gallbladder Removal

Life after Gallbladder Removal

The gallbladder plays a vital role in the digestive process, and while the removal of the organ may provide relief from gallstones or other...

13 Aug 2018

Help for Hair Loss

Help for Hair Loss

Hair loss and hair thinning is a very common concern for many.  While there are an array of hair growth supplements on the market, I always find it...

30 Jul 2018

Preventing and Combating Migraine Headaches

Preventing and Combating Migraine Headaches

Migraines need no introduction. If you've ever suffered a migraine, I'm sure the question you're asking is, 'what can I do to prevent THAT from...

10 Jul 2018

Maintain Cognitive Health

Maintain Cognitive Health

What does cognitive health mean to you? Does it mean a reduced risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease later in life? Does it mean...

10 Feb 2018

Natural support for gout

Natural support for gout

Gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. Symptoms usually occur without warning and include intense joint pain, inflammation and redness...

27 Nov 2017

Could it be your thyroid?

Could it be your thyroid?

You could be suffering from an underactive thyroid and not even know it. The condition is called subclinical hypothyroidism. If you experience...

10 Nov 2017

Boosting iron without stomach upset

Boosting iron without stomach upset

Iron deficiency is an extremely common problem. In the United States, it’s estimated that 1 in 10 women are at risk for low iron. Fatigue, muscle...

26 Oct 2017

Maca for sex drive, hormones and more

Maca for sex drive, hormones and more

For years maca, a root vegetable that grows high in the Peruvian Andes, has probably been best known for its ability to help restore libido for men...

13 Oct 2017

Black Seed Oil Packs Power

Black Seed Oil Packs Power

Researchers have been studying the considerable health benefits of black seed oil since the 1960s. In fact, over 600 scientific peer-reviewed...

14 Sep 2017

Help for Mental Clarity

Help for Mental Clarity

It has been said the human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe. While I may not be qualified to dispute this, I can say that...

17 Aug 2017

The importance of sleep

The importance of sleep

An increasing body of research is pointing to the enormous value of sleep. For example, a recently published study in the journal Neurology, showed...

07 Jul 2017

Preventive Joint Support

Preventive Joint Support

As I took my car in for an oil change the other day, I found myself thinking about the value of preventive maintenance. After all, the whole reason...

21 Jun 2017

Is coconut oil safe?

Is coconut oil safe?

Recently, there have been some articles questioning the safety of consuming coconut oil. Often, I find these headlines are a bit sensationalized in...

20 Jun 2017

Supplements for Bariatric Support

Supplements for Bariatric Support

Bariatric surgery refers to a variety of different weight loss procedures to reduce a patient's food intake. Currently, the three most popular are...

12 Jun 2017

The truth about calcium and bones

The truth about calcium and bones

Osteoporosis is generally thought of as a “woman’s disease”, but in truth millions of men and women are affected each year. Bone health is...

18 May 2017

Help for Aging Skin

Help for Aging Skin

I must admit, the title for this article is slightly misleading. Not only does the focus of today’s column improve aging skin, it has also been...

10 May 2017

The ‘Perfect Prenatal’ Multivitamin

The ‘Perfect Prenatal’ Multivitamin

Recently, I was thinking back to a conversation I overheard between my wife and then nine-year old son. She was explaining to him how amazing it was...

01 May 2017

Neutralize Your Stress

Neutralize Your Stress

It’s no secret that stress can wreak havoc on the body. From anxiety and depression, to a range of health conditions including weight gain, IBS...

20 Apr 2017

Help for urinary tract health

Help for urinary tract health

The pain and discomfort of a urinary tract infection are some of the most frequent medical complaints among women. The vast majority of UTIs are...

06 Apr 2017

The Dangerous Fire Within

The Dangerous Fire Within

What does a stubbed toe have to do with your risk of having a heart attack or developing cancer? More than you may realize. Over the past several...

05 Apr 2017

Lose Weight and Balance Blood Sugar

Lose Weight and Balance Blood Sugar

How would you like to control your blood sugar, reduce your appetite and promote effective weight loss? Sound too good to be true? Today I’d...

23 Mar 2017

Help for Hot Flashes and Menopause

Help for Hot Flashes and Menopause

For some women, hot flashes and night sweats are infrequent and manageable. But for others, they are a major obstacle to daily living forcing...

16 Mar 2017

Red Yeast for healthy cholesterol

Red Yeast for healthy cholesterol

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The good news is heart disease can often be prevented with...

16 Feb 2017

Help for you back, joints and eyes

Help for you back, joints and eyes

Do you suffer from joint pain or stiffness? What about dry eyes or back pain? If so, today’s column about a little known supplement could be just...

09 Feb 2017

Cholesterol drugs, fatigue, and pain

Cholesterol drugs, fatigue, and pain

The information in today’s article is so important, I’m going to get right to it. If you take a statin medication like Lipitor to control...

02 Feb 2017

Natural help for high blood pressure

Natural help for high blood pressure

It’s no secret that high blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious problem in the United States. In fact, while fewer people are dying from...

31 Jan 2017

Natural weight loss aids

Natural weight loss aids

So here’s the skinny on weight loss: There is no magic pill. If you see an ad online or watch an infomercial that sounds too good to be true,...

24 Jan 2017

Turmeric to naturally combat pain

Turmeric to naturally combat pain

We’ve all experienced pain. In fact, it’s the primary reason people seek the advice of health professionals as well as turn to...

19 Jan 2017

Raw Fit for weight loss

Raw Fit for weight loss

It’s no secret that successfully losing weight and keeping it off can be a difficult task. What is a secret, or at least a lesser known fact,...

19 Jan 2017

Green Coffee Bean and Weight Loss

Green Coffee Bean and Weight Loss

It seems every other day experts like Dr. Oz are revealing yet another weight loss product that is better than the last. The fact is, there is no...

12 Jan 2017

Enormous Benefits of Propolis

Enormous Benefits of Propolis

Propolis, the “caulk” that honeybees use to seal their hives, has been used since ancient times for its potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory...

15 Dec 2016

The stress antidote

The stress antidote

Did you know there is a mineral so important to your health that, according to a study published in the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, a...

30 Nov 2016

Why you need more acid, not less

Why you need more acid, not less

Do you suffer from heartburn or have you been diagnosed with GERD? If so, you have likely taken an acid neutralizer. Makes sense, right? If...

21 Nov 2016

Do you fear the foods you eat?

Do you fear the foods you eat?

Have you ever had an upset stomach from something you’d eaten? Did you have mild gas and bloating, or something more serious like cramping and...

17 Nov 2016

How to kick a cold

How to kick a cold

For many, this is “the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when stuffy noses, body aches and just...

10 Nov 2016

The Secret Killer

The Secret Killer

Today’s column is likely to be one of—if not the—most important I write all year. Today we’ll discuss a common thread that weaves through...

01 Oct 2016

The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

Have you heard of the latest trend in healthy eating? It’s actually less of a new breakthrough and more of a return to ancient eating – bone...

15 Sep 2016

Bugs Are The Key To Your Health

Bugs Are The Key To Your Health

There is something of a revolution taking place.  This revolution may not only change your day to day health, but possibly change modern...

18 Aug 2016

Is Your Multi-Vitamin Making You Sick?

Is Your Multi-Vitamin Making You Sick?

For years, nutritional experts like Phyllis Balch, clinical nutritionist and author of the best selling Prescription for Nutritional Healing,...

01 Jul 2016

Crazy about Coconut Oil

Crazy about Coconut Oil

Numerous studies have begun to reveal how coconut oil can help with Alzheimer’s disease, immune function, ulcers, weight loss and more. The...

03 Jun 2016

​The truth on omega-3 fish oil

​The truth on omega-3 fish oil

It seems like everyone is talking about Omega fatty acids and how beneficial they are to health. While you may not know exactly what they are, one...

08 Feb 2016