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 may be shocked by what we've discovered.

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There’s a secret hiding on the shelves of your local health-food store – a humble bottle filled with pills masquerading as a simple vitamin. But those tablets contain something way more powerful than your everyday nutrient. In fact, the “vitamin” I’m about to tell you about has the amazing ability to act like a hormone once it enters your body. And its effects – stronger bones, fewer fractures, and even the potential for a lower risk of conditions as diverse as back pain and autoimmune disease – make this supplement anything but ordinary. This super supplement is vitamin D. Yet […]

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The 5 Tastiest Snacks that Flatten Your Stomach

Let’s start with the bad news. You can do 1,000 sit ups every day and it won’t give you a six pack. What it will do is give you abs of steel; but whether anyone will actually see those rock-hard abs, well that’s a completely different question. Whether anyone actually notices those new ab muscles of yours depends on one thing only—how much belly fat you’ve got in front of them. Sumo wrestlers have some of the hardest abs in the world but you’ll never see those abs because they’re surrounded by fat. Losing Belly Fat: A Simple 2-step Process… […]

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Chia: Nature’s Most Perfect Superfood?

Who doesn’t love the idea of a “superfood” – an edible, one-stop-shop brimming with beneficial compounds? You’re probably familiar with many popular superfoods, like blueberries, salmon, and whole grains. But what if I told you there’s a super-superfood – one that contains all the important nutrients in these foods, and then some? In fact, gram for gram, this substance offers more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon, more calcium than milk, more fiber than all-bran cereal, and more antioxidants than blueberries. Now that’s a nutritional powerhouse. Even more impressive is that fact that all these nutrients and more are found in […]

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Is it possible that eating apple pie can actually lower your blood sugar?  The answer is yes, but ONLY if it contains this one critical ingredient. The idea of using this special ingredient medicinally is far from new.  Chinese, Ayurvedic and naturopathic medicine all utilize it for a variety of conditions, including nausea, bloating, GI upset, and libido enhancement. However, it was the accidental discovery of its benefits for treating and preventing type 2 diabetes that has made this special ingredient one of the world’s most celebrated spices. You may be surprised to learn that this special ingredient is something […]

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Diabetics Benefit from Resistance Exercises

Experts agree that exercise benefits patients with diabetes mellitus in various ways, in terms of reducing weight, regulating blood sugar levels and improving overall health. Different studies have shown that aerobic exercises combined with resistance training exercises significantly improve blood sugar levels and metabolic health in general. Current exercise guidelines from various health experts of the federal government, the American Diabetes Association, and the American College of Sports Medicine, advise doing a combination of aerobic and resistance exercises for optimal health benefit. A new study shows that progressive resistance training can lead to better blood glucose control. Less insulin resistance […]

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