Monthly Archives: February 2011

Glutathione – Master Antioxidant

There are good reasons why glutathione is often called the “master” antioxidant.  Like all antioxidants, glutathione plays a key role in protecting cells against oxidative stress, which has been associated with more than 74 major diseases and disorders. The reason … Continue reading

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Saliva Testing Instead of Blood Testing for Hormones

Saliva hormone testing is an accurate and easy way for a man or a woman to assess their level of steroid hormones.  Those hormones such as estradiol, progesterone, testosterone and estrogen, which you may have thought could only be tested … Continue reading

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Top 5 Energy Supplements for Athletes or Non-Athletes

CoQ10: You can find Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10 or ubiquinone) in every single cell of your body, helping produce energy to function at peak efficiency. Because of its high energy demand, your heart is the number one consumer of CoQ10. The … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz’s Morning Health Breakfast Recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt —1 banana—–1/2 cup strawberries—–Unsweetened coconut, to taste—Ground flaxseed, to desired consistency—Matcha green tea powder, to taste (available at health food stores) Directions: Combine all ingredients and enjoy. WHAT IS MATCHA GREEN TEA? Matcha is … Continue reading

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An Asian Food Source to Help Block Fat Absorption

You can take pills that block fat absorption, but a healthier way to go would be to eat a natural snack that offers a similar benefit: toasted nori. This crispy Japanese crunchy food which is made out of thin sheets … Continue reading

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Is Mid-Life Weight Gain Avoidable?

Many reasons can be to blame for weight gain in mid-life, but the prominent ones are:  hormones in convergence with poor lifestyle choices, overeating, not exercising enough, and stress.  Hormones only account for about 2 to 5 pounds. The rest … Continue reading

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The Importance of Getting Your Omega 3′s (rather than 6′s)

Did you know that most of the oils and food products that we eat are loaded with Omega 6 which actually compete in the body for the healthy Omega 3’s that we need to promote brain, heart and nerve health?  … Continue reading

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Become a Part-Time Vegetarian if you Can’t Do it Full-Time!

Some people may find sticking to a vegetarian diet too rigid or difficult and they don’t want to bother.  So here’s a step-down plan of ideas that can help you to be healthier than you may have been before you … Continue reading

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