We hear so much about antioxidants these days. They are important for the body in so many ways. Antioxidants, found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and quality vitamin and mineral supplements, may reduce cancer risk (although the science is still not settled or conclusive yet), may reduce risk for cardiovascular disease.
For most people, I think, the notion of immune system performance falls into three “buckets” of thought:
Immune-related problems like cold or flu are something you can’t avoid. You just have to give it time to get over a cold or flu. A week to 10 days. Maybe take some over-the-counter remedy to help [...]
Thank God I’m not going gray–or getting old. But all my friends are. Actually I do have the gray creeping in. But my lighter colored hair keeps it hidden a little better. But if I try growing a little facial hair, that comes in silver! So no goatee for me. I just went to a [...]
We will always need nutritional supplements. Lots of them. Yes, food purists, that’s the reality. At least it’s my take on reality. And I’ve been a pretty good reality predictor. I called the mortgage bubble, the current gas price increase and the Saints winning last year’s Super Bowl. (I just didn’t tell anyone.)
It just [...]
As the new year gets rolling, I thought it would be a good time to set the stage with a video rewind of Dr. Stuart Reeves of Embria Health Sciences talking about clinical trial findings with EpiCor, and its immune balance properties.
We’re bombarded with promotions everyday about some new world-beating health product. Problem is, [...]
Well, my annual sojourn into the valley of the winter crud started yesterday. And, if all goes as it has in the past couple of years, it should pretty well be over by tonight. As I’ve written in the past, my winter crud experience has changed significantly since I began a daily EpiCor regimen.
Wow. Just as I was enjoying my take-out cashew chicken for lunch while perusing some health stories on the Web, I came across an interview in today’s NewYork Times focusing on all the long-term health benefits of a plant-based (ala fruits and vegetables) diet. The Times’ health blogger, Tara Parker-Pope, interviews Dr. T. Collin Campbell, [...]
In the right hand column of this blog you’ll see a convenient sign-up window for receiving a brief monthly email newsletter. It’s called Life in the Balance, sponsored by EpiCor-maker Embria Health Sciences.
We sent a short survey form to the email subscribers last month, asking them to answer 8 questions. We also offered the [...]