Newsletter Archive – 2011
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!
Although liver flush tea is considered part of a liver detox, it provides numerous health benefits on its own and can be used independently of a formal detox.
April 27th was World Tai Chi Day! Here are eight things to know that can help you reap maximum benefit from tai chi.
New research clarifies what’s the healthiest diet when pregnant to prevent excessive weight gain and potentially harmful problems: the Mediterranean diet.
Carnosine still stands as the single most important anti-aging ingredient available. It is the real deal.
What is better? Hand dryers or towels? There are numerous studies comparing dryers to towels and a lot of controversy on the subject. Learn more…
A new study found that the typical beard carries more germs than does dog fur. Are beards safe?
Carrying excessive weight is bad for your heart, increases your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, and might decrease your lifespan. But did you ever think that obesity could shrink your brain?
While it’s true that there are negative impacts to stopping exercise, new research suggests that certain benefits may still be sustained years later.
New research suggests that a lot of time spent on smartphones and other devices could be linked to putting on extra pounds.
New research suggests that faking a smile at work could lead to overindulging in alcohol after hours.
A new study that Alzheimer’s may be connected to leaky blood vessels in the brain.
When it comes to making wrinkles disappear, Botox and dermal fillers are the next step up from creams and lotions. However, they come at a cost.
Deciding which healthy oil to use for cooking can be a challenge. Here is a list of the healthiest oils along with their smoke points, as well as their Omega 3 ratios.
A study found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.
Celery juice is trending, to the tune of over 35,000 recent Instagram endorsements and 62 million Google results. Should you join the latest health craze?
US consumers spend $53 billion a year on anti-aging products. For all that money, what kinds of results do consumers get? And how safe are the products available?
While you may think it’s not such a big deal to eat a late dinner, according to new research, it could be taking a significant toll on your waistline.
Back in the 50s, public schools dissuaded students from experimenting with marijuana by saying it caused insanity. Are such reports a continuation of the anti-marijuana hype, or is there some validity to them?
Daily, low-dose aspirin is unlikely to be helpful in protecting you from any of the disabilities associated with aging, but it will always cause internal bleeding.
You might be noticing that your allergies are worse than usual lately. If that’s the case, you are hardly alone. New research suggests that hay fever has been increasing in recent years.
Does Oil Pulling Detox The Body? I think the first time I became aware of oil pulling was back in 2004, when people began writing into the Foundation asking what I thought of the technique. Suddenly, this "ancient" technique was the latest in "detoxing" protocols...
If you are always looking for ways to improve your diet, you might want to give celery some serious consideration. April is National Fresh Celery Month, and we think this is a very worthwhile celebration.
New research suggests that, despite its health benefits, you need to keep an eye on the temperature of your tea because drinking it piping hot could be doing damage to your esophagus.
While there is no guarantee that we won’t experience cognitive decline, there are steps we can take that will reduce its likelihood. New research now suggests that one form of brain protection could come from mushrooms.
Did your doctor advise you (or even strong-arm you) to get a pneumonia vaccine? It’s more effective than flu shots, it’s harmless, and plus, one dose lasts forever. Right? Or is there another side to the story?
Wearing a face mask protects you from inhaling allergens and otherwise work as a shield against spreading and contracting flu and other infectious diseases. So, should you run to the drug store and buy a pack of 100 to protect yourself from all the sniffling people around you?
A new study found that both the people who show gratitude to those around them at work and the colleagues receiving that gratitude have better physical and mental health.