There are no miracle cure-alls, silver bullets, or magic pills that will get you trim, fit and healthy, but after an exhaustive search and rigorous testing, The Sherpa has pinpointed a few natural health therapies that DO help and ferreted out the scams to avoid...you may be shocked by what we've discovered.

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For decades, the world of nutrition has been divided on many things. But there’s one principle of eating that health professionals of all stripes and colors have always been united on: Vegetables are good. Okay, no argument there. But while all vegetables are good, some vegetables are even more good. And for my money, the undisputed king of vegetable royalty—the top of the food chain in vegetable-land—is the Brassica family of veggies, also known as cruciferous vegetables. The category also includes kale, collard greens, cabbage, kohlrabi, broccoli, cauliflower, broccoli rabe and bok choy. Brussels sprouts are also a member of […]

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CoQ10: The #1 Supplement Everyone Over 20 Needs

It’s so crucial for human vitality that our very cells depend on it to thrive. It’s so necessary for cardiovascular health that many experts recommend it as an adjunct to certain heart medications. Yet our levels of this powerful compound naturally decrease after age 20 – and by age 80, we may be totally depleted. And while some animal foods contain a decent amount of this substance, the best way to ensure you’re getting enough may be through supplementation. But here’s the kicker: This critical compound isn’t a vitamin. So what is it – and just how can it help […]

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It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a new “superfood” on the market. They often have exotic names, come from exotic places, and promise to solve every problem, from heart disease and cancer to wrinkles and weight loss. But… how realistic are the claims?  When it comes to acai, the answer is… sort of. Acai has been touted as one of the top 10 superfoods for anti-aging and has been linked to cell health, cholesterol, and the immune system… among other things. So what is it about acai that’s creating so much buzz and is there any legitimacy behind those […]

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Ask someone what disease they fear the most and many will answer type 2 diabetes…and for good reason. One out of every 10 Americans has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and millions more are walking around undiagnosed every day. And if the disease isn’t bad enough, there are the terrifying complications, including: Blindness Kidney disease Heart attack Stroke Peripheral artery disease Diabetic ulcers Amputation Death The only thing more frightening than what can happen once you get type 2 diabetes is the startling ineffectiveness of the treatments that are most often recommended. Incoming search terms:alpha lipoic acid side effects […]

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Colorful Foods Help Prevent Degenerative Disease

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neuro-degenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, leading to weakening and paralysis of voluntary muscles. The National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) report that about 20,000 to 30,000 Americans adults aged 40-70 years are affected by the condition. Dr. Alberto Ascherio, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Mass and senior author of the study states that understanding the impact diet on ALS development is important, and that their study is one of the largest to look into […]

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