The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland, below the larynx in your throat, that plays a major role in the metabolism of the human body. Its effects are felt by every single cell within your body. Sadly, issues with the thyroid producing either too much hormone or too little are rampant in … [Read more...] about Why is the Thyroid Important for Good Health?
This article is meant to give you an overview of some of our most popular herbs and what they can do for you. If you head to the Lost Empire home page you’ll see the current Top 12 list of Best Sellers at any time. This is updated based on sales numbers, so depending on when you see it, it could … [Read more...] about Top 12 Best Selling Herbs
We received a report on schisandra that describes most if not all of the components in this plant. This is an excellent opportunity then to discuss the importance of cofactors in our food. The huge list of components (found at the end of this article cause it is so long!) just goes to show how … [Read more...] about All Components that Make up Schisandra and Way Cofactors are Important
Jayson and Mira Calton may just be the leading people in the world on micronutrients. As I start off the call, while so much of the nutrition focus is on MACROnutrients, when it comes to health the MICROnutrients are so much more important. In this exciting call you'll learn much more than you ever … [Read more...] about Ep28: Micronutrients with the Caltons
It’s funny. People generally think in all or nothing categories. Either the herbs work or they don’t work, and if that is the case for them, it must be true for ALL people. But that’s not how the world works. Although herbs are considered a form of alternative medicine, this is true even in the … [Read more...] about What Stops Herbs from Working?
All many people know of this now common disorder is that diabetes involves the pancreatic hormone insulin and blood sugar in some way. This simple answer is right though so generalized it does not go into the specifics of the two types of diabetes. However, just as in every other system or state of … [Read more...] about Diabetes & Blood Sugar
By Zane Christopher People seem to be waking up to the fact that their food doesn't just magically appear in a box waiting to be grabbed from a grocery store. They are learning that it is 'harvested,' sometimes in disturbing and unnatural ways. The desire to be healthier and happier more than … [Read more...] about Wild Foods
There has not been much scientific work on pine pollen in the west. However, studies are beginning to show that the uses of it in Traditional Chinese Medicine for radiant vitality and slowing or reversing aging are not misleading. Stephan Harrod Buhner, a leading investigator on plant androgens, … [Read more...] about Megadose Pine Pollen
We got a question about whether you need to take a multivitamin if you're taking pine pollen. First off, let's look at the difference between whole food and synthetic vitamins. Whole food ingredients can be easily absorbed by your body. They are created from unadulterated raw materials that … [Read more...] about My One a Day Multivitamin is Dangerous?