Is Xylitol Safe for Humans

21 May 2014
Is Xylitol Safe for Humans

By: Brian Craig, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Xlear Inc. On occasion, there are articles written and posted on free Internet sites that have raised questions about the health benefits and safety of xylitol. Frequently, these articles are written to promote a personal agenda or sell a book, and in many cases are reckless in their attempts to twist facts to support their efforts. As a leading manufacturer of Xylitol products for nearly 10 years, we want to again reassure our customers and the public that Xylitol, one of the most scrutinized sweeteners on the market, is safe. Xylitol is a natural occurring sweetener, found in many fruits and.

Tips for Treating Heartburn Naturally

22 Jan 2014
Tips for Treating Heartburn Naturally

If you struggle with heartburn, you’re not alone.  Heartburn is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), often simply called “reflux,” in which acid and stomach enzymes rise from the stomach into the esophagus, much like water bubbling into a sink from a plugged drain.  Modifying your diet and lifestyle really is the most effective way to deal with this. Try these suggestions: 

How much sugar is healthy?

06 Oct 2013
How much sugar is healthy?

The new recommendation by the American Heart Association is that you take in only 5% of your daily calories as sugar. Their recent guidelines recommend 100-150 calories daily as sugar. This works out to 6-9 teaspoons daily – do we need this? The USA federal government’s guidelines were even more generous in 2010, saying 25% of the daily intake could be sugar – 5 times that…!

Are You a Candidate for Type II Diabetes?

08 Jul 2013

How do you know if you’re at risk? Physical symptoms are a good warning – those to look out for include: The appearance of slow-spreading brownish-red (occasionally yellowish) discolorations on the shins is often an early warning sign of possible adult onset (type II) diabetes.  These may also be blue or reddish-blue.  

I have had a wart on my foot for ages, is there a natural way to deal with it?

08 Jul 2013
I have had a wart on my foot for ages, is there a natural way to deal with it?

Yes, absolutely! Garlic’s ability to fight infections and bacteria makes it an effective cure for warts and other skin problems.

Does Olive Oil really lose its goodness when you cook with it? If so, why is it so much better for you than other oil?

08 Jul 2013

No, it is very stable, able to withstand high temperatures, and as such, is the best choice for cooking of all the oils.

Is Apple Cider Healthy?

08 Jul 2013
Is Apple Cider Healthy?

Absolutely! Most health-conscious people are now aware of the health benefits of including apple cider vinegar in their diet.

Does Sugar really give you energy?

08 Jul 2013

The opposite is true in fact, sugar depletes energy leading to fatigue, allergies, lowered immunity, cancer, weight gain, arthritis and many disease states.

Is all fat bad?

08 Jul 2013
Is all fat bad?

We have been led to believe that a low-fat/no-fat diet is healthy – but did you know that if your fat intake drops too low, your cancer risk begins to rise?

Is there a simple way to detect food allergies?

08 Jul 2013

Yes, Dr Arthur Coca, a pioneer in the field of environmental medicine noticed that a common symptom of many food allergies is increased heart rate. Although the pulse test can help identify food allergies,