Archive for May, 2012

 

The Brain-Gut Connection: Why Your Gut Flora is Important

Posted on May 27th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

You probably don’t know how much of an impact your gut makes on your brain health. Not many people do. Not many people would associate the state of their gut with brain health issues. But Dr. Joseph Mercola says that your gut IS a perfect place to look when dealing with mental health conditions, as […]

 
 

Why You Get Fat – And It’s Not Because of Calories or Mere Laziness

Posted on May 18th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

While diet myths spread like wildfire in the health industry, two of the biggest ones out there are that: (1) a calorie is a calorie, and (2) sugar is sugar. Dr. Joseph Mercola says that there are more to these two than meets the eye. Here’s what you need to know about calories and substances […]

 
 

How a Proposed FDA Rule Threatens Free Access to Supplements

Posted on May 11th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Over-the-counter or prescription drugs have been found to cause well over 125,000 deaths a year, regardless if they are taken as prescribed or not. Yet, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides pharmaceutical companies with “fast-track” approvals and allows new additions to the market. While the drug industry is thriving, the supplement industry seems to […]