Is It the Fat or Is the Actually the Sugar?

On Tuesday, May, 2nd, 2017 in Diet & nutrition

real food pyramid

Recently, old research records were found, which cast even further doubt on “the dogma that eating vegetable fats instead of animal fats is good for the heart.” Meanwhile, a new commentary in the British Journal of Sports Medicine pounded home the point we’ve mentioned before: Saturated fat is not the bad guy. As its authors […]


No More Yo-Yo Dieting: Taking a Sensible Path to Weight Loss

On Tuesday, April, 18th, 2017 in Weight loss

scale reading sos

If you’re overweight, dropping some pounds can be a good thing. But if you gain again and lose again and gain again and lose in an ongoing cycle of “yo-yo dieting” – well, that may not be so good, especially if results from a new study hold up. Specifically, its authors took a look at […]


Yet More Evidence for IV Vitamin C

On Tuesday, April, 4th, 2017 in IV Drip Therapy

vitamin iv drip

There’s yet another study we can add to those we blogged about earlier this year, research showing how IV vitamin C can deliver big benefits in a variety of health situations. A new study in Chest provides good evidence that an IV cocktail of vitamin C, thiamine (vitamin B1), and hydrocortisone may be extraordinarily effective […]


Almost Half of All Cardiometabolic Deaths Are Linked to Food

On Tuesday, March, 21st, 2017 in Diet & nutrition

Standard American Diet

The fact that we live so much longer than our ancestors has less to do with medical science and technology than you might think. In fact, the largest gains in health have come about through better nutrition and hygiene. As a fascinating new article in Nautilus points out, It turns out that much of what […]


Mindfulness in Trying Times

On Tuesday, February, 21st, 2017 in Wellness

mindfulness

If you’ve been feeling more stressed than usual, you’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s latest Stress in America report, more Americans are feeling more maxed out than ever. Over half – 57% reported significant stress over the political climate; nearly half “said the same about the outcome of the election.” None of […]


Dosing Up on Vitamin C

On Tuesday, February, 7th, 2017 in IV Drip Therapy

letter C made of produce

Most animals can make their own vitamin C. We humans can’t. We’ve got to get it through the food we eat or supplementation. And it may be able to help with a variety of health conditions – far more than just the common cold, too. For instance, a study published last fall in BMC Cardiovascular […]


A Little Extra Spice Could Do a Whole Lot of Good

On Tuesday, January, 24th, 2017 in Diet & nutrition

red chili pepper

Like your food spicy? A study just published in PLoS ONE shows a link between eating hot chili peppers and longevity. Analyzing data from more than 16,000 adults in the NHANES III survey, the authors found that those who ate chilies had a 13% lower risk of all-cause mortality. The strongest connection came with heart […]


Detox Smart

On Tuesday, January, 10th, 2017 in IV Drip Therapy

detox

We’ve talked before about the importance of regular detox. Sure, your body is fully capable of removing toxins on its own, but most of us are routinely bombarded with so many different pollutants in such great quantities, the body can get overburdened. Think of a sieve. Liquid passes through a sieve easily – unless it’s […]


The Radiant Health Blog in Review, 2016

On Tuesday, December, 20th, 2016 in Integrative Medicine

radiant health

The weeks leading up to year’s end are a natural time for reflection – for considering the year just passing and looking ahead to the new. So for our last post of the year, we thought we’d take a quick look back at what folks were looking at most here in 2016. And looking at […]


Support Your Brain – Exercise!

On Tuesday, December, 13th, 2016 in Anti-aging

woman doing aerobic exercise

Life is defined by movement. Physical activity is the way we endorse that primary law. Your body was built to move. To sit still as much as we do goes totally against our nature. Yet so many of us have adapted so completely to our sedentary habits, exercise can start to seem exceptional – something […]