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5 Strategies to Protect Yourself Against Hearing Loss

5 Strategies to Protect Yourself Against Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an all too common problem plaguing people aged 60 and older. It is estimated that around half of all people 85 and older have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing problems can affect you negatively in many ways. It can lower your quality and enjoyment of life, cause embarrassment with social interactions and even endanger you by […]

The Surprisingly Simple Truth about Colon Health

The Surprisingly Simple Truth about Colon Health

The colon is a channel of elimination in your body, and it works hard everyday to get rid of bacteria, toxins and other waste material. Colons are responsible for processing an average of 3 pints of liquid stool each day into a manageable amount of solid stool, which is then passed on to the rectum for evacuation. A healthy person […]

Why Cutting Out Salt May Not Lower Your Blood Pressure

Why Cutting Out Salt May Not Lower Your Blood Pressure

Everyone knows that when you have high blood pressure, you’re supposed to cut out the salt. But is it as simple as that? Turns out, it is less about the salt and more about the dietary electrolyte balance in your body. Sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and chloride are all electrolytes that play an important role in maintaining your blood pressure. […]

Why Vitamins May Be Hurting Instead of Helping You

Why Vitamins May Be Hurting Instead of Helping You

Vitamins are a multi-billion dollar industry in America. It is estimated that up to 40% of Americans consume multivitamins and spend over $28 billion dollars a year on supplements. Why the vitamin frenzy? As society has progressed and diets have changed to become more and more processed, our food sources have become increasingly devoid of nutrients. Many people today regularly […]

7 Steps to Cancer Proof Your Life

7 Steps to Cancer Proof Your Life

Cancer is one of the leading killers in the US today, yet not much is understood about it. The good news is, prevention strategies can absolutely make a big difference in keeping you healthy and cancer free. Your body is remarkably effective at filtering and clearing out toxins it encounters. But today, there are more and more toxic chemicals present […]

5 Ways to Save Your Vision Before It's Too Late

5 Ways to Save Your Vision Before It’s Too Late

As you get into your 50s and beyond, eye care becomes doubly important as you become increasingly susceptible to a host of degenerative eye conditions such as AMD (age-related macular degeneration), cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease. Many of these conditions have no early warning signs or symptoms, making it important to detect them in the earliest stages possible before […]