Detoxification: A New 21st Century Model

Detoxification is a health term in the public domain that specifies the body’s innate process of removing or altering metabolic wastes and acquired toxins, so the body can perform its life processes unencumbered by detrimental elements and disruptive molecules. Thus detoxification is the body’s natural process to “recycle” or “take out the trash.” The best…

The importance of Optimal Vitamin D Levels

There has been a great deal of research on Vitamin D levels and their impact on health; optimal levels have been correlated with a reduced risk of developing numerous conditions. For example, Vitamin D increases the intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphorus, women with higher vitamin D levels have a lower risk of developing cancer,…

High Cortisol and Stress

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stress, if severe and prolonged enough, will destroy your health, and much of the damage is due to the high cortisol levels causedby chronic stress. Cortisol is a hormone secreted by your adrenal glands located immediately above your kidneys and is the hormone most responsible for maintaining your body functions in response to stress.…

Ubiquinol (CoQ10) and the Treatment of Disease

Much like the spark plugs in your car, the vitamin-like nutrient coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) serves as a vital catalyst to ignite the mitochondrial “spark” that creates cellular energy.     Without adequate CoQ10, cells aren’t able to support normal levels of activity. But this powerhouse coenzyme also boasts antioxidant activity that has been shown to address…

The Omega-3 Solution

Evidence-based, peer-reviewed science shows, in the right population, adding long-chain omega-3 fatty acids to the diet can: 1) Improve memory, mood, and mental energy 2) Eliminate depression in adults and ADD/ADHD in children 3) Reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s 4) Reduce the risk of heart disease and inflammatory disorders 5) Promote better health and intelligence in children DHA as present…