Healthy Tip Of The Week

Is Fluoride Bad?

April 3rd, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

Fluoride is the only additive used in water for medicinal purposes without our consent.  There are approximately 300 products that may be added to our water supply under the name fluoride.  Sodium fluoride and other fluoride compounds are chemical by-products of  manufacturing steel and nuclear weapons, fertilizers and cement.  Fluoride is the active ingredient in [...]

Soon Aspartame May Be Added to Dairy Products

March 20th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

Last week there was a proposition to add Aspartame, the artificial sweetener, to dairy products without adding this ingredient to the label. Aspartame is known to have many negative effects that were mentioned in this previous Healthy Tip (click here), but the biggest concern is for children.  Aspartame increases appetite and creates a desire for [...]

Preventing Prolapses

February 27th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

A prolapse is when an organ falls downward instead of remaining in place where it was meant to be.  The common organs that prolapse are the uterus and bladder and in both cases incontinence in the common symptom.  The main reasons this occurs is because part of the large intestine sags down onto the other [...]

Genetically Modified Salmon

February 22nd, 2013 -- Posted in Genetically Altered Foods, Healthy Tip Of The Week |

Although many people are opposed to genetically altered foods, the experiments continue.  Genes from an eel have been injected into the DNA of  salmon to make it grow nearly double in size  Cloning these salmon makes them available for humans to consume.  Here is a little information about GM salmon. Salmon will not naturally cross  [...]

How To Improve Bone Density

February 12th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

Last week I covered calcium supplementation.  Today I want to share a related topic; what you can do to improve your bone density There are many factors that relate to the cause of osteoporosis (loss of bone density) and osteopenia (bone softening).  Calcium is certainly a factor, but so are magnesium, vitamin D and K2, [...]

Choosing Calcium Supplements

February 6th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

A patient contacted me about writing a tip about choosing a calcium supplement.  Thank you so much Janna for suggesting the subject; this one’s for you. There are many reasons to consider buying a calcium supplement, but the most common reason is to maintain healthy bone mass  (next week I’ll talk about this topic).  Calcium [...]

Beneficial Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

January 30th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

Hydrogen peroxide is a simple remedy that provides antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal benefits.  It also increases oxygen in the body and reacts with toxins in and around us.  Last week I described how hydrogen peroxide works.  Click on this link to read it. Peroxide is great as a mouthwash and for brushing teeth to keep [...]

The Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide

January 24th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

This week I’ve had several conversations with a close friend of mine about the benefits of hydrogen peroxide.  It seems there is a misunderstanding about how peroxide works, so here’s a simple explanation. The molecular structure of water is H2O which is a very stable structure.  Hydrogen peroxide’s structure is H2O2.  They are very similar [...]

Test For Risk of Mortality

January 17th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

I saw two interesting articles this week describing a simple test to determine if you are at a higher risk of mortality. There was a nine-year study done on more than 2000 people ranging from ages 51 to 80 years old and the results were statistically conclusive. The test is simple. There are two things [...]

Stress Causes Hypothyroid Symptoms

January 9th, 2013 -- Posted in Healthy Tip Of The Week |

I recently held a class about the thyroid and realized sharing this information might help more people find the cause of their hypothyroid symptoms and resolve them more quickly. In a healthy thyroid, the thyroid mostly makes a hormone called T4.  T4 converts to T3,  the most potent, active thyroid hormone.  When someone is under [...]

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