Many experts now believe that absorbing a sufficient amount of Ubiquinol is a key link to how well we age and maintain our physical stamina. In recent years, significant attention has been given toward the importance of the nutrient Coenzyme Q10, most commonly referred to as CoQ10. We get CoQ10 from eating common foods like beef, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables. Up until about age 35, our body naturally converts CoQ10 into its active form called Ubiquinol and distributes this energy producing enzyme to every cell in our bodies.
You probably have at least one box of baking soda in your home right now. If you’re like many Americans, you probably use it for cleaning or baking. However, did you know that baking soda can be used for health purposes? [Read more…]
Everyone loves blueberries. They are a super-antioxidant fruit that are incredibly healthy and taste great. Food manufactures love blueberries too, or should I say, they love the idea of blueberries. Did you know instead of using real blueberries, some companies use blueberry “bits” and “particles,” which usually consist of different types of sugars and starches coated with food dye to make them look like blueberries.
Did you know that over 97% of vitamins you are using have some bad ingredients in them? In fact, most of your vitamins are being produced by large pharmaceutical companies. The Pharma giant Wyeth, for example, makes Centrum and other supplements, and Bayer HealthCare of aspirin fame makes the One A Day line. Unilever, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline and other big pharmaceutical firms also make or sell supplements.
Turmeric is an ancient root used for its healing properties for centuries. It is known for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, used in treating several conditions such as toothache, chest pain, urinary tract infection, flatulence, jaundice, menstrual discomforts, bruises, hemorrhage, and colic.
Drinking oregano tea has long been a tradition in many parts of the world as a home remedy for a number of different ailments. Oregano contains many important compounds including quercetin, eriocitrin, luteolin-7-O-glucoside, apigenin-7-O-glucoside, luteolin, apigenin, and rosmaric acid.
Oregano is composed of several phytonutrients such as thymol and rosmarinic acid which have demonstrated to be extremely valuable antioxidants. These antioxidants drastically inhibit oxygen-based damages to cells throughout the human body. Many studies showed that oregano has a stronger antioxidant impact in the body than the two synthetic antioxidants regularly added in processed foods, namely BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) and BHA (butylated bydroxyanisole).
Epsom salts have been used by many different cultures for hundreds of years. They have a number of different beneficial properties and are used in gardening, household cleaning and detoxifying the body. These salts are very inexpensive and can be purchased at bulk discounts in garden centers nearly everywhere. Using Epsom salt baths is an advanced detoxification strategy that has remarkable health benefits.
Would you still eat a Big Mac if you knew how much your body suffers in the hour after you eat it?
According to Fast Food Menu Price –40 minutes after the Big Mac is eaten, you have lost control of the blood sugar, which makes you want more fast food due to the body’s insulin response lowering glucose levels. Finally, the infographic explains that it can take up to three days to fully digest the sandwich.
For a healthy thyroid gland, there are a few necessary foods to include in your daily diet, and key among them is iodine.
Iodine is an essential element that helps the thyroid gland produce thyroid hormones. Three iodine molecules are needed to make T3 (triiodothyronine), and four for T4 (thyroxine), the active hormones produced by the thyroid gland. Since iodine is so important for thyroid function, it means that your thyroid problem could actually be an iodine deficiency problem.