Can Dietary Choices Help the Spinal Cord Heal Itself?

Degenerative damage to the spinal cord due to aging can cause serious problems over time, particularly cervical myelopathy, a disease of the spinal cord that is often a result of rheumatoid arthritis or osteoporosis. This condition can cause serious neurological disability such as difficulty walking, pain in the arm and neck, numbness in the hands […]

How Coffee Affects Your Health

We seem to hear different things from the medical community every few years about either the positive or negative effect that coffee has on our health. So what is the most current information? Is coffee good or bad for your health? The answer, in short, is that it’s a little of both.   Too much […]

Is It True That Chocolate is Good for You?

Chocoholics take heart – literally that is! Seems that a bit of the old chocolate bar might actually be good for the ticker! Finally, a comfort food that we can all live with – in moderation of course! Indulge from time to time! Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that can improve heart health. Several studies have […]

Just How Dangerous is Genetically-Modified Food?

There is a lot of concern today about genetically-modified foods and for good reason – no one really knows how safe they are! Genetically-modified foods are the result of manipulating of the DNA of an organism. Some people assert that the environment has manipulated DNA for years through mutation and natural selection, and by man […]

Give Up Soft Drinks

A typical can of soda has about 10 teaspoons of sugar, 150 empty calories and artificial colors, flavorings and preservatives. And all this from a beverage that has absolutely no redeeming nutritional value. A typical can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of health-robbing sugar! Consider what’s inside the typical soda can: Phosphoric Acid. This common […]