Why You May Not Be Getting Enough Trace Minerals


Trace minerals are minerals you only need in very small amounts, like iron, manganese, copper, iodine, zinc, cobalt, fluoride and selenium. While you may not need a lot of them, they are essential to build the cells in the body and keep them functioning properly. Trace minerals help build muscle, repair ligaments and tendons and … Read more

Top Foods You Should Avoid If You Have High Blood Pressure

Burger with bacon and pickles.

An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide suffer from high blood pressure. Most of them are completely unaware of it. High blood pressure (hypertension) isn’t called ‘the silent killer’ for nothing. Hypertension can increase the risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney failure… among other complications. However, these complications as well as hypertension, can be avoided. … Read more

The Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Green salad on a white plate.

Inflammation is your body’s defense mechanism against harmful irritants and pathogens. It’s a natural part of your body’s immune response. Unfortunately, in some cases your immune system fights your body’s own cells by mistake. This can lead to chronic inflammation like arthritis, where your joints, skin or other tissues in your body are permanently inflamed. … Read more