Newsletter Archive – 2007

If you missed a recent bi-weekly newsletter from Jon Barron, don’t fret! We have archived all the health newsletters below for your convenience. Scroll topics or if you are looking for specific health information, use our search field above. More than likely, Jon covered your topic in one of these health newsletters!

Mediterranean Diet and Stroke Protection

Each year, more than 140,000 die from that stroke in the U.S. However, new research suggests there is an easy way to protect ourselves from stroke, and all it takes is some dietary changes.

Would a Placebo Work For You?

We’ve all heard anecdotes about how someone was given a placebo and the power of suggestion was enough to cure their ailment. And now new research not only confirms the benefits of using placebos, but it also begins to make clear who is likely to have the most positive effects of taking them.

Intermittent Fasting for Health and Weight Loss

There’s a different type of intermittent fasting that seems to be a bit less daunting, called the 16/8 diet, involves limiting food consumption to a narrow window of time each day, but during that time window anything goes.

Blame Your Brain if You Procrastinate

Do you put off tasks till the last minute?  Don’t fret, there is new research that suggests some of us are simply hard-wired to be procrastinators.

Get in the Competitive Spirit

You may think organized sports are not your thing. According to new research, joining a team might help you live a longer life.

Alcohol, Glasses, and Consumption

Recent research has found that the shape of beverage glasses we drink from greatly influences our consumption of alcohol. Using curved glasses appears to impair perception as to just how is being consumed.

Heavy Metals and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer in the US. While you’re probably familiar with the major risk factors, including hypertension, obesity, and lack of physical activity, new research suggests another factor: exposure to heavy metals!

The Effect of Tariffs on Supplement Prices

Make no mistake: imposing tariffs on dietary ingredients, as currently proposed, will result in a significant financial burden for consumers like yourself.

Easing GERD with Melatonin and Probiotics

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), acid reflux, affects many adults worldwide. Here are a few natural treatments to consider before taking a prescription.

Avoiding Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Other Waterborne Bugs

While it may be obvious you should avoid swimming at beaches where there are riptides and shark warnings, there also are certain types of bacterial infection that may not be visible to the eye but can lurk in water and cause profound harm.

Lack of Sleep and Loneliness

If you’ve ever dealt with bouts of insomnia, then you know how badly it can affect you. But did you know that a lack of sleep can also affect you socially?  Find out more…

Is Your Cell Phone Putting Your Vision at Risk?

You are probably well versed in the dangers associated with using cell phones. Now research suggests that cellphone screen-light may do long-term damage to your eyes that could lead to blindness.

Gut Bacteria Affects Weight Loss

Did you ever notice that for some people losing weight seems relatively easy, while for others, even shedding just a couple of pounds is a struggle?   New research suggests that the successful dieters being helped along by the bacteria in their gut.

Certain Foods Connected to Osteoarthritis

According to new research, what foods you eat are important because some foods appear to increase the risk of osteoarthritis.  Find out which ones…

Roundup: a Crack in the Wall

Glyphosate and Roundup® have recently been in the news. Most of it has been bad, but there is one ray of hope that recently burst through the darkened skies, a crack in the wall if you will.

The Celibacy Syndrome

Did you know?  There’s a new phenomenon occurring that might inadvertently put the lid on uncontrolled population growth. Learn more… 

Obesity Prolongs Flu Contagion

While it may be a little early to be thinking about the flu, you might want to take steps to protect yourself, especially if you are considerably overweight. Find out why…

Heat Stroke is No Joke

Currently, about one out of every million people dies from heat-related problems each year in the US.  Find out how you avoid heat stroke…

Did Your Blood Sugar Spike After Your Last Meal?

New research is offering evidence that extreme fluctuations in blood sugar might be experienced by healthy people too—at least with some people and in some circumstances. Learn more!

Caffeine May Not Be a Diet Aid

If you are interested in shedding a few excess pounds, you might think that caffeine could be a big help.  What is the verdict?  Does it work?

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