Natasha’s Gentle but Powerful New Year Cleanse

If you are like many Americans, you made a New Year’s resolution. Many people resolve to improve their health over the next year. In fact, losing weight/healthier eating and life/self improvements are at the top of the list. Getting a clean start is a great way to begin a new year, so many people look for ways to remove toxins from their bodies. About Cleansing When people talk about cleansing, they could mean anything from full-blown colon cleansing, to a cleaning diet. In the past, we have spoken about the dangers of colon cleansing, which aside from being a deeply…. [Read More…]

4 Tips for Staying Healthy this Fall & Winter

‘Tis the season for changing leaves and spooky pumpkins. For most people, fall means cooler temperatures, raking leaves and weekend footballs games along with the knowledge that the holiday season is not far away. Whether you’re biggest temptation is Halloween goodies or Christmas cookies, fall also brings with it a host of tummy troubles and, of course, cold and flu season. About Cold and Flu Season The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that influenza is really a threat all year long, but it peaks during fall and winter and is especially prevalent during the months of December and…. [Read More…]

A Proactive Approach to Men’s Health May Save Your Life

What does it take to get you to see a doctor? If you are like 63 percent of men in a recent survey, you probably would not seek medical care unless you are in severe, prolonged pain- vomiting, itching or even bleeding is not enough to get you there. The survey of 2,000 men shed some interesting light on the male point of view when it comes to health . ln real life, some guys say that going to the doctor is a “chick thing,” yet more than one-third of dudes in the survey said that a spouse or significant other…. [Read More…]

Why Dietary Guidelines Are Changing: Full Fat is Back

When President Dwight Eisenhower had a heart attack in 1955, it changed the way science looked at nutrition. Experts determined that fat was a major obstacle to cardiac health. This hypothesis pointed the finger at fat and meat as the probable cause of heart attacks like the one Eisenhower suffered that day. Since that time, cardiovascular disease and fat have been linked together, especially after clinical research provided evidence that a low–fat, high-carb diet lowers the risk of heart issues. Researchers called cardiovascular disease an epidemic that centered specifically on the amount of fat and cholesterol people ate. They failed…. [Read More…]