Extra Fat Tranforms Testosterone to Estradiol

It is so important for men to keep their weight within optimal ranges as they age. Many aging males experience decreased testosterone levels, now associated with declining health. Typical symptoms include decreasing vigor, loss of muscle strength and power, decreased bone density, depression, erectile dysfunction, thinning skin, and decreased concentration and cognitive performance. They will […]

Circadian Rhythms, Hormones & Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters and hormones are intimately connected. The effects of their relationship on the body/mind are termed neuroendocrine. One cycle in the body that represents this relationship is called the Circadian Rhythm Cycle. It represents the body/mind’s responses to a 24 hour light/dark cycle.   Why is the Circadian Rhythm Cycle Important to Your Health? This […]

Dr. Oz Suddenly Turns a Blind Eye

I recently read the December 3rd cover story, “What to Eat Now” by Dr. Mehmet Oz in Time magazine.  I love that Dr. Oz is bringing up the important consideration of cost when considering healthy foods.  It is a challenge we need to address.  I need to take issue, however, with his apparent stand in […]

Video Picks: Toxic Chemicals and GMO – Good Reasons to Eat Organic

Consuming foods laden with toxic chemicals and those grown from GMO seeds seriously threaten our health much more than we previously believed. Here are three videos that will help you understand why it is critically important for you, your family members and your pets to avoid these two types of “non” foods.   Genetic Roulette […]

Reflections on Nutmeg essential oil

While enjoying the fragrance of therapeutic grade essential oils, have you ever suddenly become aware of one of them calling out to you in such a fashion that you simply could not get enough of that particular oil? I bet this very moment you are shaking your head, “Yes!” So many of us have had […]

Dr. Oz and 7-Keto DHEA

I recently viewed Dr. Oz on his television program promoting 7-Keto DHEA as an abdominal weight loss supplement. I was very concerned that he was recommending this to several women on his program who were suffering from general and abdominal weight gain. They were obviously concerned about their conditions and were relying on him for […]

From Breast Cancer to ADHD to Thyroid Disease – Discovering and Correcting the Hidden Link

The Hidden Link Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, ADHD, Skin Disease and Thyroid Disease often share a very interesting and frequently overlooked condition. All of these serious health challenges have been associated with poor iodine status. 1 Does this surprise you? It did me.   Iodine Levels Affect Many Tissue Types Although low iodine […]