Reverse Prediabetes Naturally – 4 Tips for Blood Sugar Balance

Rates of It’s estimated that 6.1% of our population has prediabetes and that more fit the diagnosis but don’t yet know it. Simple monitoring methods, nutrition tweaks, lifestyle practices, and supplements can help.

Is Detoxing Effective? Fueling All 5 Detox Pathways

Is Detoxing Effective? Fueling All 5 Detox Pathways

Are you considering a “detox protocol”? There’s quite some debate in the scientific and medical communities about whether or not we need to assist the body’s natural detoxification process. Dr. Cassie Irwin tells The Peanut Mill community her thoughts on detoxification of the intestines, liver, kidneys, lung and lymphatics.

More Than Skin Deep – 4 Whole-Body Supports for Healthy Skin

More Than Skin Deep – 4 Whole-Body Supports for Healthy Skin

Zoning in on the acne, wrinkles and dryness you see in the mirror pulls focus from the amazing functions of the body’s largest organ. We tend to forget that the skin serves important roles as a barrier to the external environment, a route for detoxification, and a factory for converting sunshine into vitamin D. Your nutrition, supplements, topical skincare and lifestyle practices can change the skin you’re in.

Vision Quest: Aging with Good Eyesight

Vision Quest: Aging with Good Eyesight

An interview with Dr Mahmood Piraee, PhD By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Mahmood Piraee is a pharmacist with a PhD in molecular and cellular biology from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He has over 20 years of experience in natural products drug discovery and...

Copper eases toll of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating brain disorder characterized by progressive loss of cognitive abilities. Increasing evidence suggests the mineral copper may be associated with the progression of the disease. In a study from Saarland University in Germany,...

Supplements support older athletes

If you’re an older adult exercising regularly, you’re on the right path for maintaining your health and independence as you age. However, older, active adults may need to support their bodies with extra nutrients. Researchers from Purdue University have determined...

Extra silica supports bone health

Osteoporosis affects approximately one in four women and one in eight men in North America. As a result, medical research is focused on new bone-building nutrients, particularly those that support the beneficial effects of calcium and vitamin D. Researchers at the...

Anti-aging Essentials: the top picks

Oxidation, or free-radical damage, is the main force behind what we call aging. It wrinkles our skin, clouds our vision and may even clog our arteries. It can also lead to diseases such as arthritis, cataracts, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and cancer. Free radicals get...

Save Your Brain! Folic acid may protect against cognitive decline

According to a recent report, folate (folic acid), a B vitamin found in foods like leafy green vegetables and citrus fruit, may protect against cognitive decline in older adults. A team at Tufts University, led by Katherine L. Tucker, PhD, studied a group of...

Weight-loss Wonders? Four common supplements linked to staying slim

Research shows that, on average, we gain between 10 (men) and 16 (women) pounds of body weight from age 25 to 50. Is there anything that can be done to change the slow march of weight gain that precedes middle age? Researchers suggest that the ingestion of four common...

Studies show key picks for elderly

Hoping for good mental and physical health in your senior years? It may be as simple as A-B-C—or rather, C, D and E! These three vitamins are the focus of two recent studies on how we can head off common health issues associated with aging. At Harvard Medical School,...