Will L-Arginine Help Your Blood Pressure?

Nitric oxide can help keep blood pressure under control. Some evidence suggests that people who take l-arginine supplements make more nitric oxide. If you’ve ever browsed the supplement shelves of your local health food store, you may have encountered l-arginine. This amino acid is found in proteins you may consume on a regular basis. Nuts and seeds, for example, are great sources of l-arginine. So … Continue reading Will L-Arginine Help Your Blood Pressure?

Everything You Want to Know About Probiotics, But Didn’t Know What To Ask

There’s a lot to learn about “good bacteria.” These days, probiotics seem to be everywhere — touted in the soft-serve at your local fro-yo joint and the kimchi on your fancy-schmancy sandwich. But unlike with some other nutritional trends, there’s solid research confirming probiotics’ benefits. “We all live on a bandwidth of health,” says Colin Hill, Ph.D., president of the International Scientific Association for Probiotics … Continue reading Everything You Want to Know About Probiotics, But Didn’t Know What To Ask

Ways to Consider Treating Your Hypertension without (dangerous) Prescription Drugs

I need to preface the article below by telling you that you should never make changes to your health regime without contacting a medical doctor who is trained in natural medicine or one who is well versed in natural options and will guide you in a natural path.  Do NOT stop any blood pressure medicines without medical supervision or you could be placing yourself in … Continue reading Ways to Consider Treating Your Hypertension without (dangerous) Prescription Drugs

Even At Low Doses, Calcium Supplements Are Now Linked To Brain Lesions With First Study Of Its Kind

Taking calcium supplements — even at low doses — linked to brain lesions in the first study of its kind.  Most calcium supplements are just plain bad news. The idea of taking calcium in pill or tablet form to “keep the bones strong” just doesn’t make that much sense given, first, that we are designed to get our calcium from food. Second, our bone is … Continue reading Even At Low Doses, Calcium Supplements Are Now Linked To Brain Lesions With First Study Of Its Kind