Author Archives: Karen Callahan

Can You Change Your Genes?

Can You Change Your Genes?

Ever feel like you’re doomed to a future of poor health because of your family history and genes? Perhaps your parents and grandparents all died in their 50s or 60s, or everyone in your family gets cancer. According to recent scientific discoveries, you may have more control over your long-term health than you realize. By… Continue Reading

Build Collagen the Natural Way

Build Collagen the Natural Way

What the heck is collagen and why is it so important to our health, particularly as we age? According to Meital James in her online article, How to Naturally Increase Collagen Production in Your Skin, “collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies, especially type 1 collagen. It’s found in your skin, bones, muscles, tendons, gut,… Continue Reading

Give Thanks for Cranberries

Give Thanks for Cranberries

And not just on Thanksgiving Day. This low-calorie fruit packs a lot into its little red morsels. Not only are they a good source of vitamins and antioxidants, but the polyphenols and proanthocyanidins (PACs) found in cranberries can be attributed to several important health benefits. According to Medical News Today, “Early settlers from England used them… Continue Reading