10 Supplements to Avoid Before Surgery

10 Supplements to Avoid Before Surgery

Background: Plants and Medicine Plants have long been used as the basis for many medications. Ancient Egyptians used aloe vera to “prolong life”, bushmen in the Kalahari in Africa used cactus hoodia to fight off hunger. There are many additional “herbal supplements”...
6 Most Common Toxic Heavy Metals

6 Most Common Toxic Heavy Metals

Toxic metals, including “heavy metals”, are metals and metal compounds that negatively affect people’s health. In very small amounts, some of these substances are necessary to support life. However, in larger amounts, they are toxic. They may build...
Are Food Labels Misleading?

Are Food Labels Misleading?

Food labels can be an important resource in making sure you’re eating a healthy diet. Even if you know a lot about nutrition and health, and have a clear idea of your ideal nutritional profile, without nutritional information it would be difficult to determine how any...
Can Meditation Improve Your Health?

Can Meditation Improve Your Health?

Meditation can be practiced by almost everyone and provides significant benefits to mental, emotional and physical health.  Trying one of the various styles of mediation based on your specific goals and/or preferences is a great way to improve your quality of life,...