Just a few shocking statistics on health of our youth.

One in three Americans born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime if current trends continue. The odds are greater for minority children – nearly one in two will develop diabetes in the same timeframe.  Diabetes is increasing among U.S. children at an alarming rate, say researchers who report jumps of more than 20… Continue Reading

Speaking out about alopecia – video

Definition of Alopecia – Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. There are two main types of alopecia. When the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out,… Continue Reading

Health News of Note: Salt Relation to Autoimmunity; Diet Helps Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk; Probiotics; Breakfast and CHD.

  Excess salt content in diet a potential environmental risk factor for autoimmune diseases. Could latest research indicate that increased salt intake is the long-soughtafter environmental factor associated with the epidemic of autoimmune disease? Apparently the data present makes for an attractive hypothesis, the direct causality of salt intake and incidence of autoimmune disease is yet to be demonstrated.… Continue Reading

Low vitamin D levels may increase risk of type 1 diabetes – Harvard School of Public Health

Another great research from Harvard School of Public Health. Could such a simple preventative solution as taking vitamin D supplement, be able to prevent development of a serious autoimmune disease, in this case type 1 diabetes? Being a health coach I first and foremost my clients’ partner in prevention. I also have an autoimmune disorder and am very serious about right kind of supplements. I need… Continue Reading