DEADLY Side Effect Linked to Blood Pressure Drugs

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you’re on a blood pressure med you’re likely no stranger to side effects. Like all drugs hypertension meds come with a list of potential unintended consequences. But ACE Inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors) can have some of the most troubling. Patients report headaches, dry coughing, and a loss of taste....

COFFEE WARS: Is Light or Dark Roast Healthier?

Regular readers know I’m gaga for coffee. My favorite brew is downright delicious, of course. But even better, coffee is packed full of powerful phytochemicals that are natural antioxidants. In other words, coffee helps fight off the free radicals that play a role in heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and more. But I get asked a...

“Garden of Eden” Fruit FIGHTS Colon Cancer

A number of things can put you at a higher risk for colon cancer including being overweight, sedentary, a smoker, someone with a family history of the disease, or simply being over 50. Talk to your mainstream doctor about it and he’ll dole out a ton of dietary rules to reduce your risk. But even...

MAILBAG: Head Off Holiday Weight Gain

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, I’ve gained a bit of weight over the last few years, and my doctor keeps telling me to lose it. It’s hard to do, especially now with the holiday season starting. Is there anything easy I can do without having to just eat leaves while everyone enjoys turkey and stuffing?...

“Eczema Season”: STOP the Maddening Itch

Tomorrow is the first official day of fall. But depending on where you live, you may have already been feeling a nip in the air for weeks. I love the change of seasons. But for many folks, fall brings more than falling leaves, cooler weather, and pumpkin pies. The cold, dry air signals the start...

Hidden “Everywhere” Chemical Busts Up Blood Sugar Control

I’m passionate about avoiding the harmful effects of sugar. In fact, I’m so concerned about the damage our over-consumption of the sweet stuff is doing to our health that I wrote an entire book on the subject called Sugarettes. But even though I take a firm stance about steering clear of sugar, I have an...

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“Hobby Hero” Slashes Dementia Risk

Hard headed. Thick skulled. The phrases we use to talk about our heads could make you think they’re tough. But the truth is your brain beneath that thick skull is vulnerable. In fact, it’s under constant threat from modern living. Environmental chemicals, inflammatory sugars, harmful vegetable oils, and other junk foods do damage daily. And...

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MAILBAG: Don’t Miss These Dementia Red Flags

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, “How can I spot the difference between normal forgetfulness and signs of dementia?” –– Murphy, from Gatlinburg, TN Hi Murphy, Most of us start to have some minor memory complaints as we age. For example, I struggle with tip-of-the-tongue brain burps. I know the word I’m looking for, but I...

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Deny Death with LONGEVITY Prescription

I’ve never owned a crystal ball. And I can’t see into the future. But I’m still going to make a prediction about you. With each passing year, you’ll fight tooth and nail to stay healthy. Diet, exercise, health trends… you intend to keep up with it all. Whatever it takes to stay in the best...

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BELLY Secret Could EASE COVID-19 Severity?

I bet you’re sick and tired of hearing about COVID-19. In fact, you were probably fed up with it YEARS ago. Most of us were. But the reality is we’re stuck with this bug right now… and likely for a long time to come. In fact, most infectious disease experts say we’ll likely have to...

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Heart-Supporting Nutrient FIGHTS Fatigue

Ever had one of those “DUH!” moments? You know the kind I’m talking about. The puzzle pieces fall into place and you think, “I should have thought of that before.” Well, I had one of my own a few weeks ago. A good friend told me she was feeling so much better after I suggested...

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2-Minute Trick SLASHES Blood Sugar Levels

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, If you have problems maintaining a healthy blood sugar level, I feel your pain. Reigning in those numbers and getting them to behave can be a constant challenge. A lot of folks turn to the internet for some help. But that can sometimes backfire. After all, more often than not,...

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"Early Bird" Benefits Don't End with the Worm

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Friend, I’m one of those annoying “morning people.” By the time the rest of my family gets up, I’ve already exercised, worked on a chapter of a book I’m writing and had breakfast. I honestly don’t put any effort into being an early riser. It’s simply something I’ve done all...

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MAILBAG: Erase Back Pain Without Dangerous Pain Killers

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, “I feel like I have to just keep taking more and more pain relievers to help my lower back pain. Is there anything else I can do to get some relief?” – Bruce from Omaha, Nebraska Hi Bruce, I don’t have to tell YOU that painkillers only work for a...

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Ditch Inflammation with POWERFUL “Light Fix”

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Inflammation gets a bad rap. Commercials try to sell us the latest pills and potions to fight it. And drug-store shelves are lined with products designed to target it. We’re told to wipe out inflammation at all costs because it’s bad for your body. But that’s not entirely true. In...

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Diabetes Drug Tests POSITIVE for Cancer-Linked Chemical

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is at it again. The agency that’s supposed to be looking out for OUR health appears to be more concerned with supporting BIG PHARMA’s interests instead. A batch of a popular diabetes drug recently tested positive for a cancer-causing chemical. And I’ll give you...

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WARNING: Going Vegetarian Could DESTROY Your Health

When it comes to diet, long-time readers know where I stand. I encourage you to eat lots of healthy proteins (the less processing done to them, the better). And stop obsessing over the fat content of those foods. But that doesn’t mean I’m not a vegetable fan, too. In fact, I’m firmly PRO produce. Veggies...

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“Broom and Dustpan” Trick SLASHES This Disease Risk

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, No one likes chores. Most of us put off doing the dishes, making our beds, and doing the laundry… until we ABSOLUTELY have to. But what if I could help you change how you think about chores? Instead of being something you have to suffer through, what if those same...

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MAILBAG: Speed Up Stroke Recovery NATURALLY

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, “Do you have any recommendations for stroke recovery?” – Martin from Fayetteville, Arkansas Hi Martin, This is an area where I have to give a tip of my hat to mainstream doctors. Even 20 years ago, someone suffering from a stroke would be told to rest in bed. It was...

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Odd “Oil Solution” Delivers Drug-Free Pain Relief

Drug reps descended on doctor’s offices for years, insisting they had the perfect solution for every twinge, ache, or pain. Opioids were put on a pedestal and pitched as the non-addictive choice for pain relief. And doctors bought it. In fact, the drugs appeared to work so well that they began prescribing them in record...

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