It’s that time of year. The flyers are everywhere. Doctors are pushing them. Your local pharmacy is offering them at discount. Some companies are even offering them to employees for free.
In our society, more is better. Especially when it comes to exercise these days… the more extreme, the better. CrossFit. Extreme obstacle races. Insanity. You get the idea.
But the truth is, exercise is hard on your body.
More than 8.3 million Americans suffer from gout today. Genetics, diet, and metabolic issues all play a role in this painful form of arthritis.1
A major study has just been released. The nightly news has been all over it. It’s made its way into every major newspaper. But dig a bit deeper…
You’ll see it’s just another case of “don’t believe everything you read.”
With vitamin D rising to “star status,” we don’t hear as much about this one trusty, old vitamin. It’s the one your mother always told you to take. And at this point, we all know it’s good for us.
This vitamin is critical to good health. It also helps prevent the worst of chronic diseases.1 You just don’t hear too many breakthrough studies about it lately.
It’s like a really bad joke – the scary news about FDA-approved drugs. Seems every month a study shows that a drug either increases your risk of toxic side effects… or another disease… or even the one it’s supposed to prevent!