Hydrating For Your Health

Water is a key element of being healthy.  It’s one of our 6 Essential Choices.  Here’s a short list of why you need more water. Acid – Alkaline Balance As we get more dehydrated the body becomes more acidic- slowing enzyme reactions and disrupting normal biochemistry.  This gets compounded when the excretory organs like the […]

Calcium Mal-Absorption As A Side Effect Of Acid Suppressants

A person may have a history of indigestion, acid reflux or ulcers and then is given a proton pump inhibitor (Prilosec, Protonix & Prevacid).  In May, the FDA after reviewing studies of PPI’s, issued a warning of the significant side effects of PPI’s: increased risk of hip, wrist and spine fractures with high doses or […]

Are You Getting Enough Roughage & Fiber?

We use the terms roughage and fiber interchangeably.  Roughage is the part of carbohydrate that is not broken down in digestion/absorption.  Instead it passes directly to the colon.  Junk food (processed food) does not contain fiber.  Here’s what we know positive roughage will do for you. –  increase natural immunity and speedy recovery for ailments […]