Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Anti-Aging Movement: 70 Million-Member Strong Market

The baby boomers heading into what used to be called retirement age are providing a 70 million-member strong market for legions of companies, entrepreneurs and cosmetic surgeons eager to capitalize on their “forever-young mind-set, whether it is through wrinkle creams, face-lifts or workout regimens. It adds up to a potential bonanza. The market research firm Global … Read the full article »

Hormone Imbalance: How It Affects Our Bodies and Our Lives

Let’s discuss hormones and how they work.  They seem to be big business in our country today and back when I was growing up – few people even knew what a hormone was.  A hormone imbalance occurs when there is too little or too much of a particular hormone in one’s body. Hormones are the chemical messengers in … Read the full article »

The Lowdown On Lectins: How They Affect Your Body

I’ll bet that most lay people and even medical professionals, don’t even know what a lectin is.  I honestly didn’t know myself, until fairly recently, when I received a brochure in the mail about lectins. It was promoting a product that could help people eat foods that contained lectins without having an allergenic-response.  I decided to … Read the full article »