Posts By: Gary Collins, MS

Study: Diet Soda Increases the Risk of Diabetes. Why Do We Still Drink This Stuff?

Even though, I don’t consider Yahoo – Shine a great source for you to get your health advice or information, occasionally I will find a little gem that I feel is worth sharing. I have written on the dangers of artificial sweeteners in the past, so I think this is a good time to revisit…. Read more »

Product Review: Dr. Bronner’s Fair Trade Organic Coconut Oil

Now as most of you know who follow my writings and philosophy, I love coconut oil! Coconut oil is one of those gems in nature that is about as perfect of a food as you can get. What makes coconut oil so good? Here is a short list of the benefits of consuming or using… Read more »

Is Your Pet’s Health a Reflection of Your Own?

Do you know someone who feeds their pet table scraps mainly comprising what they eat – refined carbohydrates? Are you one of those people? I have witnessed this several times and the poor pet usually resembles a bowling ball and is on every medication that the veterinarian has in their medicine bag. Interestingly, pets that… Read more »

Cheese, Could it be the Secret to a Long Life?

(Newhope360) Chances are, you’ve likely heard of the French paradox: Despite French people’s tendency to eat foods high in saturatedfats, such as cheese, foie gras, butter and pastries, and to drink copious amounts of wine, they have low rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD). One study by the Wine Institute said that the French drank 45.7 liters… Read more »