The Super Enzyme Nattokinase

There probably is more than one way to skin a cat, but why would you do that in the first place? What do you do with the pelt, make a coat? or the flesh? Stew? Nah. Still there is more than one way…

Essential Fats Explained

The essential fatty acids (EFA’s) are just that—essential, meaning they have to come from the diet because the body can’t manufacture them. They might be used as fuel, but they are absolute…

The Importance of Healthy Kidneys

Bert Lance, who worked for Jimmy Carter in the Budget office, is credited with saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” as cited in the May 1977 issue of the magazine Nation’s Business. Sometimes…

Wellness In The New Year (or any year for that matter)

There are some things in life we just can’t control. The weather is a good example, but other people’s behavior runs a close second. In fact, sometimes we have a hard time controlling our own…

Anxious About Anxiety?

You’re not anxious about going on vacation or performing a pleasant task. You’re enthusiastic (but not enthused). You could be anxious about going to the dentist or to defend your last income tax…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

What is AMD? When given a checklist to rank their greatest health-related fears, most adults didn’t choose cancer or heart disease as number one. Of more than ten thousand people surveyed during an…

Mighty Mitochondria… and Cardiolipin, Too

Suppose you were asked to name the most important part of your car? Of course, without an engine you’re not going anywhere. Without a transmission you’re not going anywhere, either. So, which is…

Gallstones: An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth…

If you have some gall, we hope it’s the kind that causes you to exasperate others, and not the kind that hurts in the center of your upper belly, under the ribs, and occasionally spreads to your…

Longevity And Stress

Just as oxidation causes iron to rust and brass to tarnish, it causes our cells to rust and tarnish, only figuratively and not literally…unless the Tin Man is part of the gene pool. When you get…

Medium-Chain Triglycerides Effect Weight Loss

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) are a unique kind of dietary fat that lend a wide range of positive health benefits, weight loss among them. MCT’s have a fatty acid chain length that varies between…