| Oct 31, 2011
You wouldn't last very long without oxygen. But just as rust slowly eats away at a nail, oxygen can age your body. As your cells use this vital element, they produce free radicals — unstable molecules that can damage your tissues and add wear and...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:22 AM
Peanut butter tops the list of many people’s comfort foods, whether spread onto a hot waffle for breakfast, paired with an apple for an afternoon snack, or blended with chocolate for true decadence!
But there are loads of peanut butter alternatives...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:45 AM
Hardly a day goes by at my office without a client asking us what is the best food for my dog or cat, because everyone knows most of the pet foods are terrible. They have things like grain, BHA, by-products of some sort, preservatives, and who knows...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:07 AM
The Holidays are here! With all of the cheer comes lots of extra activities and spending. Add to the mix rising food and fuel prices, layoffs and cutbacks, plunging home values, and general economic uncertainty and what we have is a recipe for a stress...
| Oct 6, 2011
Antioxidant-rich products promise an easy way to stave off disease. Simply swallow two softgels daily or knock back a glass of goji-pomegranate juice and the "supercritical" compounds will neutralize those nasty free radicals that threaten your health....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Vitamin E supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer in healthy, middle-aged and older men, according to research published today that strengthens the evidence that some micronutrients, often marketed as antioxidants, are ineffective at preventing...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Walk into the doors of any vitamin shop and you'll find a plethora of supplements for ailments of all kinds, but researchers say they could do more harm than good.
“It’s a big business. It’s a big scam on the American people as far...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:34 PM
For many parents, giving kids a vitamin is part of the daily routine. Some parents now question whether that is a good idea, because two studies published this week link supplement use in adults to prostate cancer and heart disease.
| Oct 13, 2011
A new study finds that men who take vitamin-E supplements are at higher risk of developing prostate cancer. This is the second time this week a warning about vitamins has come out. Urologist Dr. Aaron Katz was here to talk more about the study.
| Jun 2, 2011
Q: When I had knee-replacement surgery, the physical therapist recommended cocoa butter with vitamin E for the scar. It worked beautifully. Since I had some left over, I began using it on my nail beds at night. This winter I had strong fingernails, no...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 6:53 AM
Here are some simple tricks to help keep allergies away, from Chicago Healers practitioner Dr. Ian Wahl.
Stress – Performing stress-inducing tasks during prime allergy season can wage a major attack against the body. Studies show that stress...
| Jul 21, 2011
Terri Trespicio, Senior Editor of Whole Living magazine stops by with a guide on how to work in the top skin-loving vitamins into your diet and onto your face
1) VITAMIN A: BENEFITS: Improves skin texture and reduces age spots ON YOUR PLATE: Sweet...