They’re So Naughty

What is it about oysters that makes them so enticing? Eating them gives me a “forbidden fruit” feeling.
Eating oysters is almost a little naughty… they have a slippery texture, and their salty-sweet smell mimics female pheromones. And the way you shuck and eat them can increase libido, too.
Too bad the government wants to scare you away from them. The Food and Drug Administration has all kinds of warnings about eating raw oysters.
As a matter of fact, if you own an establishment and you serve raw oysters, you have to put a warning sign up that says it’s not safe to eat raw food and you probably shouldn’t do it.
Have you seen those signs?

This Metal Repairs Your DNA

Every hour of the day, your cells are under attack. Normally, this is okay because your cells have a built-in DNA repair system that fixes any damage. But when your cells are undernourished, they can lose the ability to repair themselves. And that’s bad news.
Part of the reason for the explosion of cancer in modern times is because we’re not repairing our DNA. Our bodies aren’t getting enough of the nutrients we need to make this process work.
But you can help protect yourself with a simple mineral. I’m talking about zinc…

Men: How Potent Are You, Really?

You may not be as virile as you think…
There may still be something that you aren’t even aware of wrong with your reproductive system. A recent study revealed that if you don’t get enough of a certain nutrient, you risk sterility—or worse.
Truth is, if you’re like most men, you’re probably not getting enough folate.
This is a member of the B complex of vitamins. Leafy greens like spinach and kale are especially rich in folate, along with dried beans, peas, and turnips. We’ve known for decades that it plays a critical role in female reproductive health, improving fertility and insuring the health of the developing fetus.
Turns out it’s just as important for male fertility.