Ultimate Aloe Juice to the Rescue

As supplements go, I’m a big believer in what Mother Nature has given us, and I also know that a big part of health starts with digestive and immune health. In fact, I think I heard somewhere that 70% of your immune system is in your digestive tract. For me, the answer is Ultimate Aloe. It provides the immune support I need while I’m balancing my career and family life, plus it keeps my digestive … [ Read More ]

Sexual Health-How do you know where to start?

Sexual Health…How do you know where to start? It is not as simple as saying “I don’t want to age”, rather, “I can certainly make choices to improve quality of life and slow down the process”. Hormone changes are a natural part of the aging process.  While a woman’s hormones begin to decline at the age of 35(2) and plunge dramatically during her peri-menopausal years, the signs of hormone changes in men are gradual and … [ Read More ]

Study: Aerobic exercise trumps strength training for weight loss

Think pumping iron will help you quickly shed pounds? Think again. CNN Health reported on a study by Duke University researchers showing aerobic exercise burns fat more efficiently than strength training. In the study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, researchers categorized 119 overweight, but otherwise healthy middle-aged people into three groups: One for Resistance Training (RT), one for Aerobic Training (AT), and one combination of the two. The results looked at the change … [ Read More ]

Study suggests Vitamin B-12 for cognitive health among elderly

New research indicates a lack of Vitamin B-12 may cause faster mental decline among senior citizens, according to a report in Science Daily. Scientists at Tufts University conducted an observational study of 549 men and women with an average age of 75 who were split into five groups based upon individual Vitamin B-12 levels. The study looked at cognitive performance of each individual over eight years using results of a periodical dementia screening test called … [ Read More ]

Pesticides contributing to food allergies, study finds

Eating right is getting even more difficult. According to CNN Health, a new study reveals pesticide residue in both tap water and produce may be causing an upswing in food allergies. Scientists have long known exposure to high levels of pesticides is toxic to humans. Now this study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology indicates small concentrations of pesticides might also negatively impact human health. The study found that people with high … [ Read More ]