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One hundred trillion

lactobacillus microscopic photo

That’s approximately how many cells are inside your microbiome, the colony of flora that dwells within your gut. That’s about two or three fold more cells than the human body has, and with a much greater amount of genetic diversity. The microbiome can weigh up to three to five pounds in a healthy adult human […]

Let’s declare war against cancer

I am declaring a war on cancer. You should, too. I feel that it’s about time that people march against the biggest killer of our loved ones. Awareness has to be raised. Far too many are suffering and dying. We spend so much of our country’s money on such trivial nonsense. We need to spend […]

Good health starts with a proper diet

Diabetes diagram

A quarter of a trillion dollars a year!  That’s the total economic price tag of diabetes as of 2012 in terms of health care costs and lost productivity. That number is prepared to surge as recent evidence indicates that half of Americans are either pre-diabetic or diabetic.  The unfortunate reality is that much of our […]

Improve your energy levels and lose weig...

A wise person once said that health is the truest form of wealth, for without it we cannot enjoy our lives.  To that effect, several years ago I felt my energy levels draining, my waistline expanding and my confidence shrinking.  It was a wholly unpleasant trend that I felt needed to be reversed post haste.

What is titanium dioxide doing in our fo...

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Pick up a processed food product and you may notice a new ingredient: titanium dioxide.  Or perhaps you won’t see it listed as an increasing number of products have introduced the low cost metal additive without disclosure.  As more and more people are beginning to become concerned with the ingredients in their food, it’s time […]