Lets understand our liver a little better…

When it’s working properly, your 4-pound liver: – Manufactures 13,000 different chemicals – Maintains 2,000 internal enzyme systems – Filters 100 gallons of blood daily – Produces 1 quart of bile each day – Stores up to 5-7 years of Vitamin B12, four years of Vitamin A and four months of Vitamin D And much […]

The Many Faces of Autoimmune Disease

With autoimmune diseases, your body sees its own cells as enemies and wages war against itself. Your immune system strikes out against your cells, harming your tissues and eventually causing impairment or loss of normal bodily functioning. When your immune system is functioning normally, it can’t easily be fooled — it effectively distinguishes between things […]

Where does beautiful skin and hair begin?

If you go into any grocery store or drug store, aside from the mile-long aisles devoted to antacids and laxatives, the next biggest shelf hogs are skin and hair preparations… Lotions. Creams. Shampoos. Conditioners. Exfoliants. Cleansers. Toners. You-name-it. While these products can certainly help improve the appearance of your skin and hair, the real secret […]

What are the drug companies up to now?

An unsettling event occurred recently with regards to the elusive “drug companies”… The US Supreme Court made a ruling on lawsuits against drug companies for fraud, mislabeling, side effects and accidental death. The Justices decided that all generic drugs and their manufacturers (which represents about 80% of all drugs taken by Americans), are exempt from liability […]