Antacids cause cancer?

Unbeknownst to most consumers, retailers quietly removed many antacid products from stores in 2019. Why? It turns out research shows that ingredients in popular antacids and acid-blockers can cause kidney damage and other issues—and even lead to cancer. In this...

Five studies indicating colostrum can keep you healthy this winter

It’s that time of year when people you think of as “really healthy” seem to drop like flies as the yearly cold and flu season rolls around. In fact, the media reported last week that eight members of the Superbowl-winning New England Patriots were...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to chronic headaches

If you’re suffering from chronic headaches, you may want to consider spending a little more time in the sun—or start taking a quality vitamin D supplement. According to a study from the University of Eastern Finland, vitamin D deficiencies are more common among people...

Antioxidant supplements become more mainstream as benefits recognized

According to research conducted by the Natural Marketing Institute, approximately 16% of the general population believes they are deficient in antioxidants. This stat demonstrates a growing awareness regarding the importance of antioxidants for general health. We have...

Quick introduction to “Antioxidant ORAC”

The antioxidant values of various foods are expressed in ORAC “units.” ORAC is an acronym for “Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity.” ORAC is a the unit of measurement that was developed specifically to have some type of uniform way to measure the differing amounts of...

Can You Use Stress to Make You Healthier?

Exercise is a form of stress. However, studies show the benefits of a balanced diet and quality exercise far outweigh a cautious, low impact lifestyle.  If you exercise regularly, chances are you know the ins and outs of getting in the right balance of protein and...