Top Five COPD Triggers (and How to Avoid Them)

When you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), exposure to certain lung irritants can mean the difference between huffing and puffing and easier breathing.  COPD limits the flow of air into and out of your lungs.  The biggest COPD trigger by far — in terms of the onset of the condition and managing it down… Read more »

Diabetes Control with CoQ10

One of the best ways to lower blood pressure and improve glycemic control is to take Dr. Newton’s Naturals EZ Melts CoQ10 Complex. EZ Melts CoQ10 Complex contains powerful nutrients to help support a healthy cardio-vascular system. It also aids the body in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. Two new research studies have identified Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10),… Read more »

Children and Heart Disease: The Tough American Truth

Most parents probably don’t think about their children’s cholesterol levels. However, high levels of cholesterol are a major factor contributing to heart disease and stroke, and medical research shows that cardiovascular disease has its roots in childhood.  With the dramatic epidemic of childhood obesity, more and more kids are at risk. In July 2008, the… Read more »

The Top 10 High-Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

You don’t have to be a nutritional expert to know that eating fried foods on a regular basis is bad for your cholesterol. But beyond that, do you know what foods contain a naturally high amount of cholesterol and should be avoided if you are trying to lower your LDL? 1). Eggs. Once banned from the breakfast… Read more »

Heart Healthy Energy Boosters

Do you wish you had more energy to do the things you love or even just to get through the day without feeling exhausted?  Are you looking for ways to improve your heart health?  Despite what the ads are telling you, fast-fix energy drinks, double lattes and caffeine-laden sodas aren’t the answer. The key to… Read more »

8 Amazing Health Benefits of CoQ10!

CoQ10 is an enzyme naturally present in almost all of the cells of your body and primarily found in the mitochondria (tiny membranes that metabolize  energy from food and aid in aerobic cellular respiration, generating 95% of your body’s energy! So CoQ10 benefits organs which have the highest energy requirement such as your heart, liver… Read more »

CoQ10 Reduces Statin Side Effects

Roughly one-quarter of adults over age 45 are taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.  According to a very recent study, 17 percent of patients taking the pills reported side effects, including muscle pain, nausea and problems with their liver or nervous system.  That’s much higher than the previous numbers reported to provide evidence for regulatory approval of… Read more »

Heart Scare “Gets Real” for the Dr Newton’s Family

Amidst the most horrible circumstances life can throw at you can come a rebirth of sorts. A new beginning. All too often, we take everyone in our lives for granted.  Recently, this all too often buried awareness rose to the surface for us here at Dr. Newton’s as the reality of heart disease affected one… Read more »

Magnesium – The Quiet Heart Hero

According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 43 percent of Americans (including almost 70 percent of older women) take dietary supplements containing calcium. But failing to balance calcium with magnesium may actually do more harm than good. When everything is in proper balance, magnesium helps the body to absorb and metabolize calcium. Unfortunately, American… Read more »