Daily multi-vitamin supplementing lowers cardiovascular risk, according to study

A daily multi-vitamin may protect men from cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke in the long-term, according to a new study tracking 20 years of vitamin use. The heart study discovered a 44% lower risk of major cardio vascular disease events over the 20 years of the study; however the study demonstrated no […]

Bullet point health news

Bullet point health news presents different health issues in a concentrated form that enables readers to learn about and follow up on important factors that affect our health and well-being. * Mormon farmer focuses on hemp Farmer Trevor Hill, father of five and owner of Santa Cruz Hemp Company, is one of nine industrial hemp licensees in Oregon. […]

Suicide rates are soaring in the U.S. and world

Suicide rates are soaring in the U.S. and world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one million people per year, or one person every 40 seconds, dies by his or her own hand. The highest rate of self-inflicted deaths worldwide (55 percent) occur among those aged 15 to 44, the age group where suicides are increasing fastest. Suicide […]

Health benefits of barley grass

The health benefits of barley grass are well known today. Like its cousin wheat grass, barley grass is included in dried form in many superior (organic) whole food supplements. Both barley and wheat grass come from the young, soft green shoots that crop up on the grain plants. These shoots and other sprouts are far more nutrient […]

Nutritional supplements lower extreme aggression in children according to multi-country research

In today’s “medication for everything” culture, a child who shows signs of extreme aggression is typically prescribed a powerful stimulant like Ritalin or Adderall during his/her first visit to the doctor. In fact, in the U.S., nearly 20 percent of all boys will be diagnosed with a behavioral problem by the time they reach high school—and […]

‘Physics’ of ancient times

Many people do not realize that the medicines, or physics of ancient times are known today to be filled with valuable nutrients for the body, as well as natural flavorings that add a taste treat to countless dishes. Physics of ancient times are also a hallmark of quality whole food supplements, which respect that proven ancient nutritional […]

Seniors are overdosing on meds

There is increasing concern that seniors are overdosing on meds, often causing family members to mistake med side effect symptoms for the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, says Dr. Harry Haroutunian, as quoted in AlterNet. In a culture where taking multiple prescription drugs has become normalized for most senior citizens, non-dementia related symptoms such as dizziness, falling, strange […]

Major and trace minerals needed for life

We all need both major and trace minerals for life and health. We often refer to ‘essential’ minerals, as though one is more important than others. But the fact is we need ALL of them. We just require more of some than others. Major and trace minerals are ‘inorganic’ substances obtained naturally from rocks, water […]