Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a medical condition commonly caused by damage to or the removal of your lymph nodes as a part of treatment for cancer, such as radiation therapy or surgery. Lymphedema can develop when the lymphatic system becomes blocked or damaged. Lymph fluids build...

The Liver is a Workhorse

The liver has many functions but one that is the topic of today’s article is the fact that the liver provides support preventing toxins and harmful chemicals from damaging your body, which in our current environment is becoming more critical with each passing...

Four Years Since Lockdowns

March 2024 marked a milestone of sorts: It’s the fourth anniversary of the start of America’s unprecedented pandemic lockdowns. This is a good time to reflect on the status of your own health and whether or not you’re prepared for the next national emergency. After...

Zinc – Are You Getting Enough?

A collaborative effort by researchers from four countries has fingered an inadequate intake of the mineral zinc as one of the “most devastating nutrient deficiencies” in the world’s population. Though minerals are often overlooked in the sphere of essential nutrients...

What Percentage of Your Diet Should Be Protein?

High protein diets have become popular in the athletic and weight loss spheres in recent decades. But is loading-up on protein effective or safe over the long term? According to recent studies, the answer is a firm “no” on both counts. A 2022 meta-analysis, published...