Korean Condiment Combats Obesity

Emerging evidence suggests a link between the gut microflora and metabolic factors in obesity.  As such, there is increasing interest in food-based approaches to favorably alter the bacteria composition of the GI tract to modulate specific metabolic pathways. Seoul...

Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

By Michelle Schoffro Cook | September 2, 2014 A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. I’d like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same problem. Maria wrote: “I...
Vinpocetine: The MVP of Brain-Boosters

Vinpocetine: The MVP of Brain-Boosters

More so than any time in history, income is tied to intellect and focus.  The former is pre-destined, but the latter can be controlled.  This reality has given rise to a pandemic of prescription drug abuse (primarily of ADHD medications), but also to the emergence of...

10 Signs You Need a Vacation

Americans are taking fewer vacation days than they did 15 years ago, often not taking all of their earned vacation days, according to a survey by the US Travel Association.1 But the decision to put work over family and friends can lead to burnt bridges among personal...