Gluten intolerance and heart disease: What you need to know


If you have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, you know how gluten affects your digestive system.  You know that gluten can inhibit your absorption of nutrients and you have to take great care to make sure you get a balanced diet.  You also know that by eating gluten you get all kinds of nasty side […]

Just Add Water


  The human body is made up of about 60% water.  We need it to live.  Many of us don’t drink enough water.  Many of our health issues can be resolved with drinking more water.  I am not saying that water is the cure-all for every thing that is ailing you, but for a lot […]

Red Apple and the Case for Paraben Free Lipstick


You might have heard the term paraben-free tossed around lately.  What are parabens and why is it important to look for products that do contain parabens? Parabens are chemicals that are used as preservatives in many cosmetics and toiletries.  Parabens are used because they have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.  Manufacturers need a way to make […]