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How the Sun Can Help You Lose Weight

submitted by: admin on 05/28/2014
Can the morning rays keep the pounds off? You bet! According to an article out of Northwestern University Medical Center published in the April issue of PLoS ONE, morning sunlight for 20-30 minutes between 8 am and noon can lower our body mass index by 20% over time! This means, according to this scientific study, that a 150 pound person would lose about...

Is melatonin effective cancer treatment?

submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
  Melatonin has a wide range of benefits in people with cancer. It is an immune booster (increases NK cells that fight cancer), inhibits angiogenesis, increases apoptosis, alleviates many of the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation thereapy, and is safe, affordable, and available. Research from Cancer Treatment Centers of America shows that...

Melatonin and Exercise Help in Alzheimers Disease

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2016
  Research from Barcelona on mice with genetic predisposition for Alzheimer's Disease showed that a combination of melatonin and exercise lowered their risk for developing the disease. This combination protected the brain from oxidative stress and from excesses of amyloid and tau proteins. It also improves energy production in the brain, which is...

Nutritional Solutions for Insomnia with Ed Bauman

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Most people rely on a sleeping pills or alcohol. All too often we consume too many excitotoxins and blame high cortisol is the problem. Melatonin is used in megadoses. We look to putting bandaids on problems and they don't work. Bad food, medications, excitotoxins, and stress all add up.            

Sleep Can Be Improved with Essential Fatty Acids

submitted by: admin on 03/21/2014
A study from Oxford University that was published in the Journal of Sleep Research in March of 2014 showed that among 362 children between the ages of 7-9 slept significantly longer when on a course of supplements containing the omega 3 essential fatty acid DHA. It was interesting that among these "normal" kids that 40% had clinical sleep disorders!  Several...

Sunshine is Superior to Vitamin D Supplements

submitted by: admin on 06/05/2016
  A study out of the University of Edinburgh and presented at the International Investigative Dermatological Conference in May of 2013 reported that sunlight on skin lowers blood pressure by increasing the release of nitric oxide. They exposed 24 people to a tanning lamp for two 20 minute sessions where in one group the UV light was blocked and in the...