Monthly Archives: November 2010

Start Walking, America!

“Renew You” Challenge – Be a part of my Weekly Challenge to help set you off in the right direction for bringing health to your week. This week we’re talking about walking! Okay, confession time: How many times have you circled a parking lot in search of the spot closest to the front of the store? Or taken the escalator…

Nobody Beats Ultimate Flora Probiotics!

ReNew Life’s popular CleanseSMART™ has been the #1 internal cleanse for seven years running. Now their award-winning line of Ultimate Flora probiotics is also ranking above all other probiotics! SPINS, a research firm that provides quantifiable information on natural product sales in retail outlets, confirmed that ReNew Life Formulas is the top seller in the probiotics category in health food…

Juice once to enjoy all week long!

“Renew You” Challenge – This week’s weekly challenge is perfect for the upcoming holidays as a way to keep your weight in check, and your body energized! Fresh fruit and vegetable juice is full of phytonutrients that nourish the body head to toe. But if you have a vegetable juicer, you know that it can be a time-consuming process to…

It’s in the Air You Breathe

We all know air pollution is bad for you. That’s a fact. But it can be hard to determine just how bad it really is. There have been many studies that link air pollution to harmful health effects. Recently, a strong link between diabetes and air pollution was found, even at air pollution levels that are lower than the current…

Holiday Survival Guide—The Gallbladder Challenge

Most surgeons on call on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day are not surprised when they get called into the ER to see a patient with right upper abdominal pain and tenderness radiating through to the back. There are also no surprises when an abdominal ultrasound shows a dilated gallbladder, possibly with a thickened wall, and gallstones ranging from the size of…

Welcome Dr. Leonard Smith to Our Online Community!

Great news, folks! My long-time friend and colleague Dr. Leonard Smith will soon be joining our online community with regular guest blog posts about important topics like gut health, nutrition, colon hydrotherapy, natural detoxification and more. And who better to give us advice about keeping our bodies and our digestive systems in good shape? Dr. Smith has spent his career…

Is Your Night Light Making You Fat?

“Renew You” Challenge – Let’s start this week off right! This weekly challenge (I mean, opportunity!) can help set you off on the right foot for bringing health to this week and the many to follow. You could even add it to your calendar. Join us! A recent study from the National Academy of Sciences found evidence that animals sleeping…

Hats off to Nutraceutix for building a “better mousetrap.”

Our friends at Nutraceutix were just honored with the 2010 Technology Innovation of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan, a global research firm that recognizes best-in-class practices and achievements in many industries. They won for their patented LiveBac process, which when combined with Bio-tract® delivery system, helps ensure that Renew Life’s FloraSMART™ line of probiotics are delivered right to…

Hooray for Bacteria!

Okay, so maybe it isn’t a headline you expect to see very often, but lately things are changing, and I say they’re definitely changing for the better. More and more people are becoming aware of the vast numbers of microscopic bacteria living inside their bodies, and a whole new field of science has emerged to study the literally trillions of…