Minerals

Know Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

…of protein, and copious helpings of fiber-rich vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains. Plant foods are loaded with beneficial vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that slow cancer growth. * Eat tomatoes, which contain lycopene, and leafy greens and beta-carotene-rich yellow and orange…

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How to Get the Most Out of the Summer Sun

…oxide or titanium dioxide. Unlike sunscreens containing chemicals that are absorbed into the body (and may disrupt hormone activity), these natural minerals stay on the skin’s surface and simply reflect and scatter light. * Eat more carotenoid-rich foods. Carotenoids accumulate in the skin and…

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5 Supplements for Heart Health

…program. In addition to eating an appropriate diet and engaging in regular exercise, there are several targeted supplements, vitamins, and minerals that can provide extra support to your cardiovascular system. Here are five supplements for heart health that I recommend adding to your arsenal.…

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Health Benefits of Bone Broth

…The immune and digestive systems also reap the benefits of bone broth. It’s chock-full of amino acids, calcium, magnesium, and other vital minerals that play a role in optimal health. Believe it or not, bone broth is also a healthy way to replace electrolytes after a workout—and it beats…

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Vanadium Mimics Insulin

…trace mineral works to lower blood sugar by mimicking insulin and improving the cells’ sensitivity to insulin. Supplementation with vanadyl sulfate and other vanadium compounds markedly lowers fasting glucose and improves other measures of diabetes. In a number of animal studies, this mineral

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Multivitamins Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Death in Women

…everyone else for that matter—take a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement. Unfortunately, a majority of Americans fail to get even the paltry recommended daily allowances (RDAs) of key vitamins and minerals; let alone therapeutic levels of magnesium, B-complex vitamins, vitamin…

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Glucomannan Helps Control Weight and Blood Sugar Levels

…Glucomannan is safe, well tolerated, and can be taken indefinitely. Note: Taking fiber supplements may interfere with the absorption of some minerals. If you take glucomannan or any fiber supplement before a meal, wait three or four hours before taking your vitamin and mineral supplements.

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How to Boost Circulation

…chelation is an extremely effective way to improve circulation. EDTA is a synthetic amino acid that forms a tight chemical bond with lead and other minerals and carries them out of the body in the urine. EDTA chelation has been the number one FDA-approved therapy for lead poisoning since 1948. After…

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The Power of Intravenous Nutrient Therapy

…Louise, comes in for a 50 g vitamin C drip. Nine times out of 10, this nips it in the bud. Intravenous Nutrient Therapy #2: Magnesium There are few minerals out there as beneficial as magnesium, and when administered as an intravenous nutrient therapy, it has a plethora of powerful health boons. For…

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Homeopathic Remedies: Do They Work?

…come from plants, such as Arnica montana, which grows in mountain meadows throughout most of Europe. Other homeopathic remedies are prepared from minerals and animal sources—such as Apis mellifica, produced by honey bees. These natural substances are repeatedly diluted and shaken, so that the…

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Help Save a Child’s Life

…fat, and calories, and devoid of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. As a result, far too many of our youngsters are on shaky nutritional footing. That’s why I firmly believe that all children should take a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement. While supplements are no replacement…

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Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

…is nutritional wasting disease, and affected individuals often have low blood levels of vitamin C, zinc, and other water-soluble vitamins and minerals. Zinc is necessary for tissue healing, and vitamin C is required for collagen formation. In fact, scurvy, the quintessential vitamin C deficiency…

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Natural Diabetes Treatment: Glucomannan

…indefinitely. Note: Taking fiber supplements may interfere with the absorption of some minerals. If you take glucomannan or any fiber supplement before a meal, wait three or four hours before taking your vitamin and mineral supplements. (Most of the time, supplements should be taken with food. If…

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Beware of Unnecessary Surgery

…and an abundance of antioxidants, B vitamins, and minerals to fortify bones and combat the inflammatory processes that accelerate the aging of your joints. To ensure proper nutrition, you should also take a high-potency multivitamin and mineral supplement every day. Also, be sure you stay hydrated…

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6 Everyday Habits That Keep Your Bones Strong

Some loss of bone density is normal with aging, but there are factors that speed mineral loss from the bones or impede bone repair and rebuilding. Here are six simple habits you can adopt in your everyday life that will help to protect your bones. * Limit your intake of caffeine, which promotes…

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Nutrient Spotlight: 3 Primary Antioxidants

…levels of key vitamins and minerals. Because no product like this existed, I formulated the Forward Plus Daily Regimen. My goal was for this daily multivitamin and mineral supplement to contain the entire gamut of antioxidants, B-complex vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, and other nutrients shown…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…in areas that have hard water, which contains lots of minerals, compared to areas with soft water, which is relatively mineral free. British researchers took a close look at this data and narrowed the protective effects to one specific mineral: magnesium. Magnesium is a viable option for preventing…

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4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Breast Cancer

…supplements. Begin with a multivitamin/mineral that contains high doses of the antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, beta-carotene, and the mineral selenium. These nutrients have been shown to protect cell DNA from free-radical damage—a major step in the initiation of cancer—and…

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The Health Benefits of Gardening

…Kansas State University studied a number of health markers in both gardeners and non-gardeners, such as physical fitness level, hand strength, bone mineral density, and emotional well-being. They found that the health benefits of gardening not only provided a decent amount of physical activity, but…

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