Everyone knows how good fish and shellfish are because of their omega-3 fatty acids. Unfortunately, more and more people are bypassing fish because their worried about mercury. While it’s important not to eat alot of mercury-laden fish, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a statement only warning women who might become pregnant,Read More →

Agave is in the succulent plant family and related to Yucca plants. It looks somewhat prickly and although some people think agaves are related to the cactus or aloe vera, they are not. In fact, the agave is related to the amaryllis or the lily and is native to Mexico, but found throughout Central and SouthRead More →

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, and although you can live without them, they benefit your body in many ways. They regulate protein, promote body tissue growth, enhance the immune system, lubricate joints, and control fat metabolism. Carbohydrates are also important because they provide vitamins and minerals needed for total physical health.Read More →

f you visited your doctor for your cholesterol and triglycerides, he or she probably recommendeds your LDL “bad” cholesterol be less than 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) and your triglycerides be below 160 mg/dL. If your cholesterol was normal, but your triglycerides were high, it doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods.Read More →

Tinnitus is caused when microscopic endings of the hearing nerve are damaged in the inner ear. It can also be a symptom of another condition, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid problems, allergies, neck injuries, or head injuries, such as TMJ. It is noted for its ringing, whooshing, humming, whistling, pulsing, or buzzing noises heard inRead More →

Without our senses, life would be meaningless. We would not be able to appreciate a beautiful sunset, smell cookies baking in the oven, touch the cheek of a loved one, taste cold watermelon on a hot day, or appreciate rock n’ roll. So, to keep our senses in tip top shape, here’sRead More →