The media might have you thinking that a breast cancer diagnosis is inevitable in your life. The truth is, breast cancer is preventable and treatable with the right combination of healthy lifestyle, diet habits and natural ingredients. Read on to learn how you can avoid becoming a breast cancer statistic, no matter what “they” say!
Millions of Americans complain about back pain, which often leads to dangerous ways of dealing with pain. There is a better, safer way to address back pain and get lasting relief.
Depression is a thief that can rob you of your life. Here’s a fresh look at St. John’s Wort as an answer to depression, and what you need to look for when you seek St. John’s Wort.
Every 70 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s and unfortunately, conventional treatment options are slim. However, natural health experts feel that the right nutrients can stop the damaging inflammation that leads to mental decline and keep the brain sharp for years to come.
It’s that time of year when our immune system is challenged. Just the thought of the cold and flu makes us sick! What if we didn’t need to get a cold or the flu at all, and if we start to see symptoms, we know we can recover quickly? Here’s the ammunition you need to make that happen.
There you are at that important day and you look in the mirror and cringe. You’ve got a breakout. And yet, what you’re doing isn’t working. It’s time to give your body nutrients from the inside out, so you can get back to normal skin. Here’s how…
Who needs choline? YOU do! Everyone can benefit from more of this important nutrient, but very few people obtain adequate amounts through diet. Choline is a must for healthy aging, memory and focus, heart and artery health, and much more!
A once a day multi seems like a good idea, but it’s not effective. Then, the question becomes, do you know for sure your multi has the most effective forms of nutrients? There’s more to picking a multi than you may have thought.
Think of the old movies about Biblical times and they are always referring to pomegranates. The fruit has come back in popularity in recent years, but to get the immune boost and disease prevention from pomegranate you seek, you have to go past the juice. Whether it’s breast cancer or heart health, there’s a lot to learn about pomegranate.
Type 2 diabetes is preventable, manageable, and even reversible. With sensible food choices, a healthy exercise routine, and an amazing herbal remedy called Hintonia latiflora, you can safely reduce blood sugars and live a healthy life!
Prevents heart disease. Kills cancer cells. Stops diabetes. There’s so much that is possible with grape seed. But, you have to pick the right one. I have the answers on what type of grape seed you need to get the results you want.
Why get stuck in an old way, when there’s a better way to get the fish oil you need for heart and brain health? Stay tuned to learn how phospholipids and peptides play a role in you getting the omega-3 fatty acids supplementation that will make a big difference in your health.
Caffeine isn’t just for lifting your mood and boosting energy levels. It can also be extremely effective for relieving migraines and muscle pain. Read on to learn why!
Last week I introduced you to curcumin, the amazing botanical that is used to treat almost every disease or illness. This week, I’ll continue on, giving you even more details about why you need curcumin in your life, and what you need to look for in the curcumin you take. Let’s get to even more facts about why curcumin is the most powerful natural medicine available.
Have you been following the headlines about curcumin? Have you wondered about the rest of the story, and why everyone is talking about why curcumin is good for so many diseases and problems? There are so many facets to explore about curcumin that we are going to start this week, and finish next week. Let’s get started on the all-in-one-solution for health, curcumin!
Your thyroid is continually under attack and affects everything from your mood to your immune health to your weight. How can you get things back on track? With iodine! Your body needs iodine and doesn’t get nearly enough in today’s diet. Here’s how you can protect your thyroid and start feeling like yourself again.
If you are dealing with the “pins and needles” or burning sensation in your feet, legs, and arms from diabetic neuropathy, here’s good news. You don’t have to rely on prescription drugs for relief. There’s a better way and I’m here to tell you more about it.
Estrogen dominance can cause a number of problems as you age, including weight gain, mood swings and in worst case scenarios, cancer. But a powerful botanical called DIM can make all the difference in the way your body metabolizes estrogen and supports healthy mood, weight, and overall well-being.
Do your knees hurt? Does the thought of climbing stairs make your palms sweat? Does getting down on your hands and knees make you wonder how you’ll get back up again? Our knees, hips, and ankles take a beating in daily life, yet, we desperately need them to work! I have the answer of how to take care of painful knees and other joints without over-the-counter pain relievers.
Looking to reduce PSA levels? Looking to prevent tumor formation, detoxify harmful compounds, and protect a healthy prostate? Look no further. These next few minutes contain all the answers you need to have a healthy prostate and prevent prostate cancer.
Have you ever spent a night tossing and turning, while your mind raced with thoughts of how you would tackle everything the next day would bring? Sometimes if feels impossible to get a good night’s sleep. Thankfully, there’s a special blend of high quality essential oils that can help quiet your mind and promote deep sleep and overall relaxation. Try it tonight and you’ll want to thank me in the morning!
Anxiety goes beyond every day worries in a balanced way. It’s chronic, debilitating, and exhausting to live with. Thankfully, there is a botanical that can make anxiety part of your past, and get it out of your present.
Is there something that can help you sustain mental and physical energy, without jitteriness? Something to help you stay focused, have great energy and stamina, and even improve sexual performance? Yes…it’s time to learn more about two amazing adaptogens.
What do Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Lyme disease, hypertension, stroke, arthritis, and chronic fatigue and so many other conditions all have in common? They are all diseases with documented links to low glutathione, our most crucial antioxidant. Here’s how to get what you need.
Olive oil and healthy fats. That’s old news. But here’s new news on why you should know more about the polyphenols in olives and other powerful compounds from the leaves that provide amazing health benefits—including stopping heart disease. And, it’s possible to get it all without the calories!
It’s small, but extremely powerful. The sea buckthorn berry is one of the richest sources of omega-7s, rare fatty acids that benefit everything from dry skin to cardiovascular health. Learn how adding a sea buckthorn supplement to your daily regimen can soothe membranes throughout your body and support overall health!
Ready to give the restroom a rest? Urgent urination, overactive bladder, nighttime trips to the bathroom and bed-wetting can be overcome with a clinically studied botanical. It works directly on the bladder and is the perfect choice for men and women.
Breathing is not easy for everyone. Whether your concern is asthma, allergies, COPD, or seasonal allergies, it’s time for you to learn how boswellia can open your airways and get you breathing easy again.
Do you wake up every morning feeling burned out and not ready to face the day? You could be experiencing adrenal burnout and chronic fatigue. There are natural ingredients that can help and get you back to being your best “you”.
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease. While common, we can never take for granted how debilitating it is, keeping people from enjoying a thriving quality of life. If that’s you, or someone you know — you need to know about some natural ingredients that work together to provide proven, safe, relief for pain. (It’s not GS) Here’s your answer.
Finding a way to overcome fibromyalgia can be a real challenge and most physicians are not trained in treating the illness. The good news is —an effective, drug free treatment is available. This is how to tackle Fibromyalgia for good.
Doesn’t it seem like we are in the middle of a cardiovascular crisis? Heart disease and stroke, deep vein thrombosis, aneurysms…you hear about these types of problems every day. One thing they all have in common is the strength of the blood vessel wall. Here’s why the strength of your own blood vessel walls should matter to you.
There are two factors that are the basis of disease, inflammation and oxidation. Over the counter and prescription drugs can relieve inflammation, but at a heavy cost. Let me tell you why one of my favorite botanicals, boswellia, can be your answer for overcoming your health issues—without risk.
Do you suffer from high cholesterol, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis or irregular heartbeat? You don’t have to! Get to the heart of the matter with proven, targeted nutrients—you’ll love what they do to get your health back on track.
Do you feel like you’re caught up in the grip of a respiratory infection, or shingles, or a seasonal virus? You have to fight back! Here’s the powerful, natural, combination you need to be victorious over a compromised immune system.
Skin changes with age. That’s a fact of life. If you want long-lasting results for healthier looking skin—another face cream is not the answer. Here’s how to change your skin’s appearance in a mere 8 weeks, with a combination of nutrients.
Is this the year you meet your weight loss goals? I have some new nutrients working together that can help you be successful. This can be your year to make it happen. You can do this. Let me tell you how.
Nature has presented us with a valuable gift to keep our cells healthy and to stop the progression of cancer: frankincense oil from the boswellia tree. It’s an ancient oil, but I have new news on how we can use it today along with boswellia extract to protect our bodies against oxidative stress and more …
Oxidative damage is your body’s worst nightmare. It triggers inflammation, decreases organ function, and creates cancer cells throughout the body. But guess what? There are powerful, natural nutrients you can take to stop this damage before it starts, and halt the inflammation and oxidation that are already in progress.
If you’ve had to put up with IBS, Colitis or Crohn’s disease, you know how debilitating they can be to your life. Here’s the answer from trusted botanicals…
When you’re in pain, you need something safe, effective and fast-acting. Whether you’re dealing with chronic inflammation like arthritis or an acute case like a sprained ankle, nature has exactly what you need to relieve pain fast!
Does your pet have joint issues, dry skin, or even cancer? Many natural medicines are just as effective for animals as they are for humans.
You wake up one day and boom! You have the pain and pressure of inflamed sinuses. Right away a feeling of panic hits –but wait! There is something you can do.
Round, red, and delicious, tart cherries are stars of the summer season. But did you know they also provide powerful nutrients for fighting pain and inflammation associated with gout?
If you suffer from bloating, constipation, diarrhea, or just bad digestion in general, you need probiotics. But selecting the right ones can be a challenge. Truly beneficial bacteria has a long history of human us. Plus, you may be surprised that you don’t need supersized amounts to make a healthy difference right away.
Your joints are supported by ligaments, the connective tissue that is crucial to the health of your hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees and heels. If your joints are feeling less-than-stellar, boswellia and bromelain could be two nutrients you desperately need for stronger ligaments and tendons.
When it comes to healthy bones, calcium seems to get all the attention. What if I told you there’s a better choice when it comes to building stronger bones? Silica prevents osteoporosis, repairs bone fractures, builds cartilage for stronger joints, and much, much more!
There are many options out there for headache relief, but they cause serious side effects, and can even be dangerous. There is a better answer—safe, effective ingredients that stop the pain without the risk.
You’ve heard of ginger and turmeric, and maybe you’re aware of the amazing health benefits of these natural herbs. But have you heard what they’re capable of when they’re combined? From reducing chronic inflammation to neutralizing cancer-causing chemicals and even preventing tumor development, the research will amaze you!
The increased use of antibiotics has caused a disturbing rise in superbugs—infections like MRSA and antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis that can be hard to stop. But propolis, a natural substance bees use to protect their hives, may just be the alternative to standard antibiotics that we’ve been looking for.
Nothing is more frustrating to a dedicated athlete than getting sidelined by pain. It’s time to outsmart athletic pain with natural pain relievers that can stop inflammation and relief pain without side effects. What are you waiting for? Read up and then get back out there!
Your heart and arteries have a full-time job, so they need nutrients that help keep blood vessels strong and flexible and keep calcium from interfering with your heart and cardiovascular system. If you’ve ever worried about high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, or stroke you need to read about the must-have vitamins that can make an amazing difference.
Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, and the leading cause of long-term disability. But strokes can be prevented. Learn how to decrease your risk of stroke through natural interventions that fight high blood pressure and manage cholesterol.
Is your family in the line of fire as cold and flu season approaches? What’s your plan? Many over-the-counter medications for coughs and congestion can have unpleasant side effects and are not recommended for children. Fortunately, natural alternatives for coughs and congestion can bring safe and effective relief.
If you have varicose veins or legs that are swollen, heavy, and tired, you may feel like you’re stuck living with it. You’re not. There are clinically-studied natural ingredients that will strengthen blood vessels, prevent formation of varicose veins, and put spring in your step again.
Have you spent too many hours staring at your computer or smart phone? Or maybe your hobbies involve close work, like stitching needlepoint or making fishing lures. Then, you may have noticed that your eyes get worn out—dry, tired, strained,—especially as you get older. The omega-7 fatty acids in sea buckthorn are a boon to sore eyes.
Sometimes, the best thing you could ask for is a day of digestive calm. If you struggle with IBS, Crohn’s, colitis, or other intestinal disruptions, take heart—there is hope. Powerful, clinically-tested botanicals can bring regularity back to your life, naturally.
Do you worry about driving at night because you just can’t see that well? Do you have trouble reading the latest thriller because your eyes get tired easily? You don’t have to just accept these eyesight changes. Natural ingredients can help preserve your eyesight so you can live the life you want to live.
If you had to name an “engine” that powers the activity of virtually every cell in your body, it would be the mitochondria. Because it is ubiquitous, and found everywhere in the body, a crucial factor in fueling that engine is “ubiquinone”. You’re probably most familiar with its other name, coenzyme Q10, also known as “CoQ10”. CoQ10 helps spark the process of moving the electrons in the mitochondria to create adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the natural “gasoline” or “battery” that powers our body at a microscopic level. Of all the cells in the body, the heart contains the most mitochondria, but the brain needs impressive amounts of CoQ10, too.
Our health depends on how well our cells thrive. At the smallest level, we need to protect ourselves from free radical damage to our DNA. How do we do it? By having the best combination of effective, absorbable, and validated natural ingredients available.
Hot flashes, night sweats, irritability, and sleeplessness. Who needs it? The symptoms of menopause can hijack your life. But you can fight back. Black cohosh is a natural remedy to relieve menopause symptoms.
The “Other” Time of the Month Does your life come to a screeching halt once a month? You get mad for no reason, cry easily, and eat way too much junk food in front of the TV every night. Your…Ref. #0103
By Mary Enig, PhD
“The Soft Science of Dietary Fats,” by Gary Taubes, in the March 30, 2001 issue of Science,1 exposes the shenanigans of the 1970s McGovern Senate Committee staff and the follow-on by various government agencies that gave us the anti-fat, anti-cholesterol dietary goals and guidelines. This exposé adds to the material in “The Oiling of America”2 by Enig and Fallon and The Cholesterol Myths3 by Ravnskov. Taken together, these works provide substantial food for thought.
A word from Terry My guest author, Ellen Davis, has years of research and her own health experience in recommending the ketogenic diet. This diet is in line with many of my own thoughts about food and health, and I’m…Ref. #0203
In the New Year, we celebrate the Feast of Epiphany — the time when we traditionally recognize the three kings (or wise men, or whatever your belief) who arrived to visit the Christ child and present their gifts. In a very…
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Natural Flu Fighters Every year when the official “cold and flu” season rolls around, it can feel like the bell ringing for the start of a wrestling match. Between antibacterial hand gels and soaps, plus the constant nagging to “get…Ref. #0060
Most people probably don’t think about their liver too much unless a medical condition or family history demands it. In a way, that’s too bad. The liver is one of the hardest-working organs of the body, and because of that,…Ref. #0098
Over 90 percent of people with chronic pain also have disordered sleep. This causes an ever-worsening downward spiral - pain begets poor sleep, and poor sleep begets more pain and lack of healing. Poor quality sleep not only causes physical…Ref. #0056
Iron for Energy and Endurance It’s probably a universal wish to have more energy and endurance. Many of us wake up to a fresh cup of coffee or tea “just to get going”, or rely on an “energy drink” to…Ref. #0079
If you have dry, tired eyes, you are not alone. Dry eye syndrome (DES) affects about 3.2 million women and 1.68 million men over the age of 50. For women, DES parallels menopause and other typical conditions of aging. For…Ref. #090
Garlic (Allium sativum) is known worldwide. As an ingredient, it is beloved for its rich, savory flavor and pungent aroma. Adding garlic to a meal seems to bring it up to another level. This wonderful plant, known by some as…Ref. #0077
High blood pressure will do very bad things to you. It can cause kidney failure, blindness, brain damage and heart attacks. It can kill or disable you. And the frightening part is that you never feel a thing. This is…Ref. #0049
It’s easy to forget that hair is a living part of our body. Most people simply don’t make that association. But as such, it must be nourished. We have come to believe that to improve the quality of our hair…Ref. #0035
To say that we have an epidemic of obesity and diabetes in America is no longer a headline. It’s a daily reality. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show that as of 2010, over 35% of American adults…Ref. #123
As a guest author for this Terry Talks Nutrition®, I am happy to have Dr. Jan McBarron “weigh” in on natural weight loss. I’ve known Dr. McBarron for many years, and respect her as a weight loss expert. She has…Ref. #0070
If you feel tired all the time, have gained weight even while keeping to a diet, and just can’t seem to concentrate, your thyroid needs help. Sadly, thyroid function is too often ignored by conventional medical practice. It’s a common…Ref. #0010
Did you know there’s one simple mineral that we need every day that most of us never get? There was a time when it was considered a “cure all”, but we’ve forgotten all about it in favor of prescription drugs,…Ref. #0010
Did you know that over 200 viruses are known to cause what we call “The Common Cold”? They can survive on doorknobs, telephones, computers, tabletops, and even your skin for as long as 3 hours. Experts report that children can…Ref. #0039
The French Secret for Beauty You’re probably already familiar with the “French Paradox.” It’s the fact that despite the rich foods and wine enjoyed by the people of France, they have excellent cardiovascular health and slim waistlines. Women in France…Ref. #0094
Usually, the first thing a person does to stop the pain of heartburn is reach for a couple of antacids. It’s almost a trained response; we’ve all seen the commercials on TV telling us why stomach acid is bad, and…Ref. #0007
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There are times when it can feel like menopause – and not you – is in charge. This inevitable change in a woman’s life brings with it a host of symptoms – sometimes severe, and sometimes not – that need…Ref. #0037
By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNSJonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (aka “The Rogue Nutritionist”) is a nationally known expert on weight loss, nutrition and health. Dr. Bowden has a Master’s Degree in psychology and counseling and a PhD in nutrition, and has…
We couldn’t live without enzymes. They help us absorb nutrients, create valuable hormones, heal muscles, relieve inflammation, fight cellular and other immune threats, and carry out the almost infinite tasks of our body’s needs. Unfortunately, as we age, our bodies…Ref. #0085
For this Terry Talks Nutrition®, we have a special guest, Chris Kilham, the Medicine Hunter. Chris explores the world in search of plants with medicinal powers. He has the unusual title of “Explorer in Residence” at the University of Massachusetts…Ref. #0053
The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease By Dr. Jonny Bowden Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (aka "The Rogue Nutritionist™") is a nationally known health expert. Dr. Bowden has a PhD in nutrition, and has earned six national certifications…
Sometimes, it can be a little confusing knowing what to eat. It seems like there are always conflicting reports about what is healthy and what is not, and it can be tempting to just give up and eat for convenience…
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For many men, there is nothing more vexing than benign prostate hyperplasia, commonly known as BPH. Additionally, the specter of prostate cancer looms for any man approaching middle age. In fact, if a man’s brother has prostate cancer, his…Ref. #0083
Our eyes are our window to the world. They allow us to see a rainbow, wish on a falling star, delight in our children’s faces, paint masterpieces, and fly rockets to the moon. And while many people live wonderful, worthwhile…Ref. #0064
Preventing and Healing Bone Spurs Naturally Bone is living tissue, and it’s an easy thing for many people to forget. Until, of course, something goes wrong. Most of the time, our bodies work very well at keeping the right proportion…Ref. #0078
What if you bought a new car but your key didn’t fit? You wouldn’t go anywhere. What if you bought an expensive new coat, but your arms were too big for the sleeves? You’d be left out in the cold,…Ref. #0076
Most of the time when we think of osteoporosis, we only think it applies to the elderly. It doesn’t. Unfortunately, it’s easy to forget that bones are living tissue. Bone structure is being renewed all the time, like an around-the-clock…Ref. #0054
Exercising for Twelve Minutes Will Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease More Effectively than Running a MarathonI have worked out off and on almost all my life. At one time in my teens and early 20’s, at 5’7” tall, my…
When you hear about a yeast infection, the first thought might be that it is a woman’s problem, usually causing vaginal itching and discomfort. But did you know that this problematic yeast, Candida albicans, is present throughout the body, including…Ref. #0061
Breast cancer is terrifyingly widespread in America. Over 230,000 women dealt with the disease in 2011 alone. It is second only to lung cancer for its mortality in the United States.Because of this, there can be a sense of inevitability…
We hear a lot about Genetically Modified foods, or Genetically Modified Organisms – GMOs. But what exactly are they, and why should we bother worrying about them?In this Terry Talks Nutrition®, I’d like to review what GMOs are, how they…
Everyone has heard of vitamin B6 and a few may even be able to tell you that the B vitamins have a lot of research on energy and the nervous system. Vitamin B6 is critical for life itself. Having low…Ref. #0055
There are a lot of misunderstandings about vitamins and supplements, and in my 40-plus years in the industry, I’m pretty sure I’ve heard most of them. However, there are always a few that stand out and seem to be “evergreen”.…
To say that America’s diet is out of whack is to state something tremendously obvious. You might even feel a bit overwhelmed when you think about what to eat, what not to eat, and try to balance what you’ve heard…