After years of suffering from an aching back, 49-year old fork-lift driver Calvin Timberlake opted for surgery on December 14, 2006. With the help of his doctor, he chose a rigorously tested and FDA-approved procedure. The clinical trails boasted that it was the best procedure out there. The surgery was smoother. The recovery times were quicker. The benefits were greater. So, when he went under the knife he had good reason to think his troubles would soon be behind him.
Killer Chemicals in Your Cosmetics
Your cosmetics may be killing you! Recent reports show that many popular products still contain toxic compounds like mercury and lead. And while a new bill is seeking to close legal loopholes that allow the sale of these lethal products, those same products may be on sale at your local store right now!
How many products do you use each day?
We’ve all heard the old adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but did you ever think there was any truth to it?
In fact, the latest research says that apples may really have huge health benefits. At least for folks fighting the effects of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
While cutting-edge drugs like Alzhemed and Flurizan have failed to fight AD, pioneering doctors believe your best defense could be a good old-fashioned apple.
Are you sick and tired of heavy metal?
There’s a very good chance that you are, whether you realize it or not. That’s because heavy metals – like mercury – make you sick, tired, and old before your time. Toxic mercury exposure is common and it’s hard to avoid.
Registered dietitian Chuck Balzer, MS, RD, knows just how dangerous mercury poisoning can be.
While most of the world seems to be touting the benefits of whole grains these days, a few people are insisting that grains are not as healthy as we think.
One of the reasons grains may be a problem in human nutrition is because they contain lectins, a class of molecules called glycoproteins (molecules that contain a protein and a sugar).
In the United States there is a fairly common belief based on dubious research and media hype that vegetarian diets are healthier and protective against cancer. I would like to set that myth to rest, because to date, the studies have not been clear on this.
Let’s start with a close look at the popular 2005 book The China Study.