Articles by Kimberly Day

Contributing Writer - Kimberly Day has spent the past 15 years uncovering natural and alternative health solutions. She was the managing editor for several of the world’s largest health newsletters including those from Dr. Susan Lark, Dr. Julian Whittaker and Dr. Stephen Sinatra. She has also penned several health-related newsletter and magazine articles, co-authored the book the Hormone Revolution with Dr. Susan Lark, contributed articles to Lance Armstrong’s consumer site livestrong.com, and created a number of health-related websites and blogs. For tips, tools and strategies to address your most pressing health concerns and make a positive difference in your life, visit PeakHealthAdvocate.com.

Nutrient Spotlight: Astaxanthin

Thought to be up to 100 times stronger than vitamin E and loaded with superior anti-aging properties, astaxanthin really is the ultimate antioxidant. Here's everything you need to know.

Nutrient Spotlight: Alpha Lipoic Acid

Known as “the universal antioxidant,” alpha lipoic acid — also called lipoic acid or ALA for short — is a water and fat-soluble coenzyme and potent antioxidant that supplies powerful anti-inflammatory protection.

Adverse Drug Reactions: The New Silent Killer?

Study shows that while certain medications list adverse reactions, they give little to no critical information about those reactions.

Berberine May Also Help Protect Your Brain Health

A wealth of clinical research has concluded berberine can do wonders for blood sugar balance, but new research has confirmed it may also save the brain from the damaging impact of "type 3 diabetes."

High Fiber May be Key to Longevity

In an effort to cut through the noise, researchers set out to see if there was a simple dietary answer to our desire to age more healthfully and extend longevity.

Probiotics Found to Protect Against a Dangerous Heavy Metal Toxicity

Research shows that probiotics can inhibit the absorption of a toxic heavy metal (which has made its way into the food chain), by protecting the intestinal barrier.

Is This Deficiency Causing Your Vision to Slip?

As you read this, you are relying on the health of your eyes. Many people neglect to consider the impact of nutrition on vision health, but the connection is undeniable.

Ubiquinone Found to Be Best CoQ10 for Blood Pressure and Glucose

Preventable conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure continue to present major health problems in America. So could a specific form of the heart-healthy antioxidant CoQ10 have an impact on both conditions?

5 Foods That are Destroying Your Skin

You know the saying “beauty is skin deep?” Turns out, it’s true. If you are looking for lasting beauty, then what goes into your body is just as important (if not more so) as to what you put on it. And much of what you're eating could be causing skin damage.

The Stinking Rose May Be Your Heart’s Best Friend

Time and time again researchers have found that one botanical confers benefit across a number of different cardiovascular risk factors. Now, two separate studies that show how garlic powder supplements can help naturally lower both blood pressure and cholesterol.