Many of us reach for a sports drink when we exercise, work in the yard, or just spend a lot of time outside in the summer. We know we're going to sweat. But sweat isn't just water and salt. It's a mix of vital nutrients that our bodies need. If not replenished, our systems can become unbalanced, and our health can be compromised. The effects may be sudden, in the case of dehydration or heat … [Read more...] about Want a Sports Drink that Works as Hard as You Do?
A fine, yellow-green dust coats cars, porches, sidewalks and everything else outside my home right now. The trees and flowers are blooming, and pollen dust storms are visible in the distance. This is spring in the southeastern U.S. And I used to loathe going outside this time of year. Plagued by itchy, watery eyes, and a sneezing, runny nose, I used prescription and over-the-counter … [Read more...] about Overcoming Lifelong Allergies Naturally
Despite spending more on health care than the rest of the world, Americans are far from healthy. In fact, out of 11 high-income countries, the U. S. health care system ranks worst overall. It’s a national crisis, and a personal one. If your health is poor, how good can the rest of your life be? A fair share of the problem lies in what we’re putting in our bodies, such as inflammatory foods and … [Read more...] about Can a Nutritional Deficiency Cause Modern Disease?