Skin Benefits of Niacin


February 9, 2017 ( Skincare products make up a staggering $20 billion dollar a year industry in America alone. It seems that there is always some new miracle lotion or cream on the market that promises drastic results. Scientists and doctors devote huge amounts of time to developing these products because they are so lucrative. Every so often an ingredient really does have an amazing effect on skin. Niacin and niacinamide (a form of the vitamin B3) is one such ingredient, with plenty of studies and research to back up the benefits. Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] What is Niacin? You’ve probably heard of niacin before, but perhaps in a nutritional context. Niacin is found in milk, eggs, green leafy… Read More →

Running Increases Brainpower


December 5, 2017 ( We know that exercise is great for our bodies, but did you know it’s also great for your brain? A new study shows that running, even more than other aerobic or high-intensity exercises increases the development of neurons in the parts of the brain we use for learning and retaining information. Researchers saw that the hippocampus lights up on imaging scans during running (indicating growth and new connections) but stays dark during exercises like weight lifting. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] I practice high-intensity interval training myself (with exercises like weight lifting or rope jumping) because studies show that exercising in this way burns more calories; however, the effects of neurogenesis only occur during sustained running… Read More →

Avoid a Sprained Ankle


December 19, 2016 ( In an emergency situation, it is imperative that you are healthy and strong enough to remain alert, prepared, and most of all, mobile. You have no way of knowing if your home base will be compromised or not and/or if a natural disaster or other circumstance will have you on the run. Something as seemingly innocuous as a sprained ankle can mean the difference between making a getaway or getting stuck. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] History Repeats Itself Many people will tell you that they have suffered from a sprained or twisted ankle at some point in their lifetime. However, more than half of those people who have done so never seek professional medical treatment… Read More →

Exciting Uses for Cranberries


November 21, 2016 ( Cranberries are a beautiful addition to any dinner plate. Their rich color dresses everything up and adds a touch of complex sweetness. Cranberries are also extremely healthy—they are chockfull of antioxidants and proanthocyanidins (or PACs) that help to prevent the adhesion of certain of bacteria (these anti-adhesion properties inhibit the bacteria associated with E. coli, and potentially those associated with gum disease and stomach ulcers as well). Cranberries are also rich in phytonutrients, giving you an upper hand at combatting various illnesses. Women have long-been using cranberry juices and extract to treat and avoid urinary tract infections. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] With Thanksgiving around the corner, you might find yourself with an abundance of cranberries… Read More →

Ways to Cut Cold Durations


October 27, 2016 ( At our house, back to school means back to kids bringing home germs. When the leaves start turning, I start reaching for my cough drops, feeling that all too familiar tickle in my throat. If I can, I try to drink tons of water, wash my hands like crazy, and keep the bug from taking hold. But once I know I’m past the point of no return, the following things can help cut the duration of my cold and get me back to my busy life. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] Do you know how to tell the difference between a cold and a flu virus? Sleep Helps You Heal You probably know this already: one… Read More →

Birth Control Pills Cause Depression


October 7, 2016 ( When taking birth control pills, you may be unknowingly putting your body at risk. Why? There are a number of serious side effects from birth control pills, both mental and physical. Possible side effects include yeast infections, weight gain and increased risk of both breast cancer and cervical cancer — among others. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] Oral contraceptives contain either both estrogen and progestin, synthetic progesterone or just progestin. Putting these hormones in your body artificially alters the body’s natural estrogen and progesterone levels, affecting the natural balance of the body’s hormones. With estrogen and progesterone levels in the body out of their natural equilibrium, the brain’s response system is consequently altered, leading to psychological… Read More →

Store Baby Teeth for Later Medical Use


October 7, 2016 ( A new study has shown that children’s baby teeth are a rich source of stem cells. Stem cells, as you may know, are important because they are a kind of “blank” cell that can be grown into multiple kinds of cells as necessary. This comes in handy when cells are lost or damaged due to illness or disease. Though it’s not without controversy, doctors are excited about the growing role of stem cells to treat injury, illness, and tissue deterioration due to age. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] Most moms and dads store their child’s baby teeth as a keepsake, but merely throwing these tiny teeth in a box isn’t going to cut it for later… Read More →

Fish Industry is Defrauding Millions


Sept. 14, 2016 ( Eating fish is synonymous with health. We think of the excellent nutrient profile: the high protein, beneficial fish oils, and healthy fats. But what if the fish you’ve been eating has been misleading you? [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] According to a new report on seafood fraud, one in five seafood samples turn out to be completely different fish than what the menu or packaging might lead you to believe. The group analyzed more than 25,000 seafood samples and a little more than 20% were mislabeled. The biggest faux fish was farmed Asian catfish, which was sold as perch, cod, grouper, and 15 other more expensive fish. This isn’t just alarming because you might be paying… Read More →

Antibacterial Soaps Banned


Sept. 12, 2016 ( Step into any grocery store and you’ll see shelves upon shelves of antibacterial soaps. Dishwashing liquid, hand soaps, wipes, and gels with this distinction have become extremely common in the United States, with many people using these products several times a day. Marketers have long been capitalizing on our fear of germs to make a buck, but it turns out you’re far better off not using those products, many of which contain chemicals that were banned by the FDA this week. The FDA says that the risks outweigh the benefits, and that serious harm may come from continued and prolonged use of these soaps. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] 19 Dangerous Chemicals All in all there… Read More →

Be Sure Your Kids Are Getting Enough Sleep

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Sept. 6, 2016 ( Ask any parent what happens when their kids don’t get enough sleep and they will likely regale you with stories of tantrums and tears, bad attitudes and arguments. We know that sleep is extremely important, but recent medical guidelines have shown just how critical quality sleep is for babies, kids, and young adults. [Sponsor Links: FREE COLLOIDAL SILVER] So how much sleep do kids really need at each stage of development? Babies up to a year – 12-16 hours (including naps). Children 1-2 years – 11-14 hours (including naps). Children 3 to 5 years – 10-13 hours (including naps). Children 6 to 12 years – 9-12 hours. Teens 13 to 18 years – 8-10 hours. Now… Read More →