Health in a Hurry! Blog

Garlic is nature’s secret weapon. It is a potent antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial weapon. Allicin, the sulfurous chemical compound responsible for the stinky aspects of garlic, has been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria and even kill some germs on contact! One study found...

Eat more bacteria! Stick with good bacteria from yogurt. Your stomach/intestines have over 500 varieties of bacteria. Good bacteria (also called, probiotics) help to increase the numbers of good guys, while crowding out the bad guys in your gut. The bulk of your immune system is...

Show me the beef! Grass-fed beef, that is… Zinc deficiency is common in the U.S. because many Americans aren’t eating enough zinc rich foods. Common symptoms of zinc deficiency are frequent colds and infections. Zinc will stimulate your body to produce immune boosting antibodies (this is why...

We all have an immune system, but some of us take better care of it than others! Smoking, drinking, stress, fast food and lack of sleep can destroy your immune response, making your body susceptible to bugs and germs. Eating healthy food can boost your immune...

The link between gum disease and dementia has already been established. Now researchers are finding that the more inflammation (from gum disease) in your body, the weaker your memory will be. Researchers suggest that we keep our mouths as clean as possible and brush after...

The news is reporting that 50% of U.S. citizens will get the Swine Flu. I believe that our best form of action is to take extra precautions, remain calm, and be rational. Tips to protect you and your family: Get your vitamin D levels checked. Low...

Recent research shows that after eating three bites of food your taste buds are bored, in other words, your sweet tooth is satisfied.  But how many of us stop eating at that point? Today's tip (to help control your sweet tooth): Your sweet taste buds are on...