HRL Blog

EDTA Chelation

Last week I shared my chelation story. This week let’s delve into how chelation works and the options for treatment. I’ll also discuss a surprise new finding of how chelation and beets can work synergistically to support cardiovascular health. Take a look at this statement from one of the world’s leading chelation doctors: “I haven’t… Read more »

My EDTA Chelation Story

Doctors Still Despise EDTA Chelation Even Though Science Supports Its Benefits Are you familiar with EDTA (ethylene diamine tetra acetic acid)? You may have seen an ad add for it in your local newspaper or heard about it from a friend or cousin. It may have sounded too good to be true… you may have… Read more »

Is It Low T?

There are very few real problems these days that you can truly thank the pharmaceutical industry for but one of them is creating an awareness of male testosterone issues and in doing so moving it from the concern of a small group of longevity oriented, European trained physician to that of mass market appeal. Up until… Read more »

My Morning Energy and Anti-Inflammatory Cocktail

As I have discussed a number of times the most important thing you can do for your health is to minimize inflammation as research clearly shows us that inflammation is the root of most diseases, including heart disease, cancer, cognitive decline, some mental disorders and autoimmune disorders. Unfortunately, most Americans are inflamed and Western Medicine focuses… Read more »

Physically Fit vs. Physiologically Healthy

Don’t Confuse Physical Fitness and Physiological Health Dale Basescu, age 60, one of triathlon’s earliest pioneer professionals, died last year during a training session in the pool. Dale became a top competitor as early as 1983, very shortly after the rise of Mark Allen and Scott Molina. He was a swimmer by original sport, growing… Read more »

Seven Reasons We Need to Supplement Our Diet

Seven Reasons We All Need Nutritional Supplements Can you be optimally healthy without taking supplements? In short, the answer is no. You can take my word for it and stop here, or read on for the supporting evidence. In theory, it does make sense that we should be able to depend on a healthy diet… Read more »

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure and Improve Your Health

Last week I spoke about how the medical community is realizing that consuming salt in its natural form not only isn’t the cause of high blood pressure but because it contains a wide range of minerals is actually beneficial for your health. This week I want to dive into some common sense powerful approaches to… Read more »

Pass the Salt

Salt has long been a treasured food staple. Far from being harmful, high-quality salt is actually essential for life, but in the United States and many other developed countries salt has been vilified as a primary cause of high blood pressure and heart disease. Past of this comes from research that analyzed 247 food surveys on… Read more »

Amino Acids for Longevity and Recovery

Aging and stress—both mental and physical—can damage both the structural proteins and mitochondria the energy production centers of the human body. In order to repair and recover, the body needs the right balance of all eight essential amino acids (EAA) to ensure that your body has fundamental building blocks it needs to succeed! In our… Read more »

EAA vs. Dietary Protein

EAA vs Protein: And the winner is? In the first post of this series, I addressed important little known or understood facts about amino acids. Such as a properly balanced essential amino acid formula is the answer as it requires no digestion, is absorbed into the blood stream in 23 minutes after ingestion, and is… Read more »