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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This essential nutrient is typically found in certain foods like meat, fish, oils, eggs, and more… But these days, you’re more likely to find it as a supplement in the medicine cabinets of athletes, weightlifters, and wannabe jocks. Proponents swear that the compound can help melt away pounds, pack on muscle, and improve athletic performance. But before you rush out to add this supplement to your weight loss regimen, consider this:  There’s not a lot of heft to claims that it will help you bulk up or slim down. However, there IS good clinical evidence for its use is as […]

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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’s known for its painful, spiky leaves.  In ancient Ireland, it was referred to as “The Devil’s Apron”.  Its very name suggests its needle-like appearance. Sounds pretty dangerous, right? So why on earth would you want to add this prickly plant to your supplement regimen? Well, what if I told you that people have been relying on this herb since ancient times for its healing properties? It doesn’t sound quite so menacing anymore.  In fact, this supplement sounds like it could be downright beneficial. But what does the science say?

Continue reading Stinging Nettle: An Ancient Remedy for Prostate and Arthritis Pain

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To shed pounds, you need to eat less, right? Well, yes. But what if I told you that a possible solution to weight loss is actually found in a common food? In fact, you can find it in any supermarket. It seems totally counterintuitive. Yet if preliminary research is to be believed, this food-based supplement could help you slim down by decreasing the amount of carbohydrates your body absorbs. But is this product really effective – and safe? Incoming search terms:carb cutter (36)Carb buster (13)white kidney bean extract (1)

Continue reading White Kidney Bean Extract: Spilling the Beans on this Weight-Loss Supplement

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Imagine a plant-based product that can absorb more than 200 times its weight in water, forming a thick, glob of gel. Sound like something out of a science fiction film? Maybe. But this goo could have very real benefits for human health. Just think: That gel-like substance might very well help lower cholesterol and blood sugar, keep your digestive system running smoothly – and may even help you lose weight. No, this is no futuristic fiction. In fact, this fantastic remedy is as close as your local supermarket.

Continue reading Glucomannan: Can Nature’s “Skinny Sponge” Soak up the Fat?

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