Probiotics Decrease Fat Accumulation in the Liver

July 20th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Spanish scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. Researchers have demonstrated that the administration of three probiotic strains diminishes the accumulation of fat in the liver of obese rats. The accumulation of fat in the liver is called steatosis Read the entire post…


Health Benefits and Natural Sources of Vitamin E

July 10th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Vitamin E contains eight chemical forms (alpha, beta, gamma, delta-tocopherol, and also alpha, beta, gamma, and delta-tocotrienol). Tocopherol is the only form that is recognized to meet human requirements. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that halts the production of reactive oxygen species formed when fat undergoes oxidation. According to the National Institute of Health, Read the entire post…


Microwave Ovens – Trading Convenience for Cancer Risk?

June 25th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

For quite some time many have heard of the dangers of microwave ovens. Specifically, that the use of microwave ovens may be linked to an increased risk for cancer. Understandably, this has caused a fair bit of consternation amongst people who are trying to live healthily, and who actively take steps to protect themselves from Read the entire post…


Health Benefits of Oregano

June 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Oregano as most know is used for flavoring, however new studies are showing that oregano has many other benefits for its use. The Greeks have used oregano for centuries for aiding in the cure of various ailments. The 19th Century had herbal doctors recommended oregano for general well-being. Constant studies are being performed to generate Read the entire post…


Sweet Wormwood – Scientists (Re)Discover an Herbal Ally in the Fight Against Cancer

June 18th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

It’s no secret that the natural world holds many surprises, and this has never been more true than in the ongoing fight against cancer. As scientists and researchers study the underlying causes of cancer, searching for treatments and cures for this dreaded disease, they often find themselves turning to the very foundation of life itself Read the entire post…


6 Tips for Natural Prevention of Prostate Cancer

June 13th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

It’s said that men make the worst patients, and that they are prone to ignore their health until forced to confront it head on when they become extremely ill. Whether it’s something inherent in the male psyche, or the result of centuries of social training, this simple axiom does appear to hold up to closer Read the entire post…


Sleep Well – Examining the Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Cancer

June 4th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

A bad night’s sleep. Nearly all of us have experienced it at some time or another, and typically when it’s most inconvenient. You know the sort of thing I mean. You’ve trudged through a long hard day at work, come home for a light meal and the promise of an early evening, only to find Read the entire post…


Antioxidants are Good and Free Radicals are Bad? Think Again

June 2nd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Most people today have been educated in the health field to understand that anti-oxidants are good and the more you have the healthier you will be and the longer you might live, right? No, not all the time. Researchers at McGill University have found that free radicals actually increase longevity. What did the researcher find Read the entire post…


The Curious Link Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Cancer

May 28th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

People concerned with protecting themselves from cancer and other chronic diseases should be well aware of the importance of diet and good nutrition. For example, we should all know by now that sugar, and its abuse, can be directly linked to a number of life threatening disorders such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Read the entire post…


Are Genetically Modified Foods a Threat to Your Health?

May 21st, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

We are trying to eat healthier and live better, and for many of us that means passing up the frozen food aisle, ignoring the meat section of our neighborhood grocery stores, and simply saying no to the rows of prepackaged foods that clutter up the supermarket shelves. For most of us, eating healthier means fresh Read the entire post…