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WHAT IS A PROBIOTIC?

Probiotics, which are often also referred to as good bacteria, are live microorganisms that are very similar to microorganisms which are found in the human gut. Everyone seems to be talking about probiotics today. A few short years ago they were seldom referred to by anyone other than naturopaths and medical doctors dealing with the […]

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IS THE VITAMIN YOU TAKE REAL?

There are approximately 150 million people in North America who take a vitamin or vitamin/mineral supplement every day. The amazing thing is that by far the majority of these people have little or no idea if the vitamin they take is real or synthetic. When I appeared in the past in trade shows as the […]

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WHAT IS HEALTH EDUCATION?

There are two things in life that most of us fail miserably at. One is health education and the other is financial education. Interestingly, they are often intertwined. In High School most of us have taken a class called, “Health.” Very few of us took a class that centered on financial education. Let’s leave financial […]

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WHAT YOU EAT IN A DAY

IS IT TRUE THAT YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT? French lawyer Anthelme Brillat-Savarin is supposed to have been the first person to use this phrase in his writings in 1826. Most accurately he wrote, “Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you what you are.” Does “What you eat in a day” really determine […]

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IS OUR FOOD AS GOOD TODAY AS YESTERDAY?

FARMING HAS CHANGED As a boy, growing up on a farm in Oregon, we were very”hands on” with all of our farming. In fact, we even still had a team of horses to bring in the hay. There is much discussion today about whether our food is as good today as it was yesterday. There […]

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Are You As Healthy As You Want To Be?

For over forty years I have been meeting new people, presenting lectures and providing workshops about health across the globe. When I say in greeting, “How are you?” they most all say something like, “Fine.” Then they begin to share with me all of their ailments! How healthy are you, really? That is not an […]

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ABOUT PHIL—FOUNDER

A LITTLE BACKGROUND I am a fourth generation Oregonian with a life-long interest in the Health and Wellness field as a product grower, manufacturer and distributor. For a number of years I was the world’s largest producer and distributor of comfrey products. In the early 70’s I introduced direct delivery of a broad line of […]

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