60 Second Sugar

Here are six interesting facts about sugar. The average American ingests 61 pounds of refined sugar per year, including 25 pounds of candy! Sugar may give you wrinkles via a process called glycation in which excess blood sugar binds to collagen in the skin, making it less elastic. Can you imagine eating 16 sugar cubes

60 Second Acid/Alkaline

There is a lot of talk about body pH, which means “the potential for hydrogen.” The pH level is the measure of acidity or alkalinity, which takes numerical values from 0 (maximum acidity) to 14 (maximum alkalinity). Our ideal blood pH is slightly alkaline, a range of 7.35-7.45. A chronic acid load can cause a

60 Second Friendly Bacteria

“Not me,” you say – but yes, it’s true – you do have friendly bacteria living in your intestinal tract. These bacteria and yeasts are essential to the proper health of the intestinal tract and your entire body. They produce many chemicals that are essential to the proper working of your brain, hormones, and actually

60 Second Fibromyalgia

A clinical state of chronic, widespread muscle pain, the term “fibromyalgia” means pain in the fibrous tissue – muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Fibromyalgia has become more common today and affects up to 5% of the population. Many sufferers ache all over and experience fatigue, foggy thinking, irritability, and sleep problems. The muscles feel pulled, and

60 Second Drugs

If you have concerns about educating children and youth about the dangers of drug abuse, look no further! You can log on to 14 different free online short courses including “The Truth About Prescription Drugs” and “The Truth About Heroin”. There are first-hand testimonials, hard-hitting facts, and material that keeps students engaged. The drug epidemic

60 Second Magnesium

Most Americans would greatly benefit from increasing their intake of magnesium. Magnesium is found in foods such as nuts, seeds, leafy greens, peas, beans, and whole grains. Supplementation is also a good way to increase this vital nutrient while not increasing caloric intake. Few people are truly deficient in magnesium, but the U.S. Department of