RadioMD: Healthy Talk
Revitalize Your Aging Neck07/17/14
Most skin care regimens are formulated only for fighting the fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Your neck, however, is a dead giveaway of age.The thin skin on your neck is especially prone to sagging and wrinkles. Unfortunately, this happens often...
Boswellia: A Natural Way to block 5-Lipoxygenase
Extracts from a Mediterranean tree block has a powerful inflammatory pathway associated with over 1.5 million deaths.Remember frankincense, gold and myrrh from the classic Nativity story? What the wise men knew as frankincense, today medical...
An Omega-3 Review: Should You Be Eating Them?
Are Omega-3s really good for you?The announcement last year that omega-3 fats increase the risk of prostate cancer might have left you reeling in fear and questioning if you should stop eating certain foods containing omega-3's.Nearly 12 million...
A Big Fat Story
Despite decades of the low fat diet craze, there are healthy sources of saturated fats that you should consider adding into your diet.Remember many years back when fats located in your food was plagued as an unhealthy enemy? Since the 80s, fats have...
Protect Yourself from Environmental Cancer Risks
Shampoos, pesticides, drinking water, plastics, and vehicle emissions all contain cancer-causing toxins that you are exposed to on a daily basis.Today, it's almost impossible to avoid the constant onslaught of environmental toxins.Most of the toxins...
Diet Drinkers: Are You Increasing Your Heart Attack Risk?
Diet drinks are linked to a 30 percent increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.Remember how great soda pop used to taste during a family cookout, a humid day or a night at the movies? Within the past five years or so, researchers and dieticians...
Your Thyroid and Adrenal Glands: What's the Connection?
Your thyroid and adrenals are like Jack and Jill, so tightly bound together, it's not effective to address one without the other.Did you know there's an intimate connection between your thyroid and adrenal glands?Your thyroid gland is located right...
Future Regulations of the Supplement Industry
What does the FDA have in store for the supplement industry?The main areas of interest to the FDA are good manufacturing practices and the New Dietary Ingredient guidelines.What does it mean for supplement manufactures and for consumers if the FDA...
The FDA’s Role in Regulating Supplements
Dispelling the myths and stating facts about how the FDA regulates supplements.The FDA regulates both finished dietary supplement products and dietary ingredients, but what exactly does that entail?Dietary supplements are usually products in the form...
A Harmful Ingredient in Your Favorite Skin Cream
Soap based emulsifiers increase skin pH and can cause serious damage.You've been told in order to keep young, beautiful, healthy looking skin, you need to wash and moisturize daily. Without any hesitation, you've been doing just that. However, do you...
Can Curry Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?
More than just a spice, compounds in curry provide protection against Alzheimer's disease.India has a significantly lower rate of Alzheimer's disease compared to the United States and to the rest of the world.In fact, Indians aged 70 to 79 years are...
How to Have a Healthy Relationship with Your Scale
Try to remember, the scale is NOT your enemy.When you're trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, you may feel like your scale is your enemy. You dread stepping on it in fear of what number you might see.This allows room for negative...
Can Peaches Prevent Breast Cancer?
Antioxidants from peaches can prevent the spreadof cancer cells.Peaches are known for their refreshing sweet taste, especially during the dog days of summer. But peaches are also known for their amazing health benefits.Did you know that one large...
Keep Taking Your Calcium Supplements
A study fails to show an increased risk of heart disease from calcium supplements.A review of data from the Nurses' Health Study involving over 74,000 women showed no increased risk of heart disease in women taking over 1 gram of calcium supplements...
Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD?
If you’re pregnant, think twice before taking acetaminophen – it could increase the risk of ADHD.It’s estimated that between 5%-10% of school children suffer from ADHD. It affects more boys than girls and is characterized by inattention,...
6 Healthy Reasons to Eat Kale
Scientific proof of kale’s health benefits.These days, it’s tough to find full agreement about what’s healthy and what’s not. Fortunately, most of us can agree on at least one thing - kale is good for you. More than just a health fad, kale has earned...
7 Steps to Improve Your Brain
The concept that intelligence is entirely inherited and fixed is no longer valid.New scientific evidence demonstrates that the brain is highly plastic and cognitive ability can be increased at any stage of life. Whether in the workplace or the...
Can Marijuana Prevent Seizures?
Compounds found in marijuana calm excited brain cells, preventing seizures.In an effort to treat their children’s intractable seizures, many families have made the move to Colorado where medical marijuana is legal. This may seem almost insane to some,...
Natural Asthma Relief
Can you control your asthma with the right nutrients?Have you ever experienced that gasping feeling like you're not getting enough air coupled with a tight feeling in your chest?You might be having symptoms of asthma. Asthma is when you have...
The Benefits of Green Bananas
Green bananas are not only filled with nutrients but have amazing healing powers.Usually when you're grocery shopping and looking for bananas, you typically pick bananas that are yellow, since they ready to eat immediately. However, do you know the...
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