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Detox: Part 1 (May 2012)

“Detoxification” is a naturally occurring process that the body is designed to perform to rid the body of waste products that occur as part of normal metabolism. In addition, it works to rid the body of toxic elements that are inhaled or consumed from the...

Gluten (April 2012)

What is gluten? Gluten is a protein which is found in wheat, rye, and barley. Other grains, like oat and spelt, as well as processed foods can contain gluten as well without being labeled as such. The properties of gluten are what hold the bread and cake together....

Fevers (March 2012)

Many infants and children develop high fevers with minor viral illnesses. Fever is an important part of the body’s defense against infection. Most bacteria and viruses that cause infections in people thrive best at 98.6 °F (1). The American Academy of Pediatrics...

Urinary Tract Infections (February 2012)

According to the National Kidney Foundation more than 20 million Americans-one in nine adults- have chronic kidney disease, and most don’t even know it (1). A urinalysis examines a sample of urine that can detect medical problems such as diabetes, liver disease,...

Breakfast (January 2012)

Adelle Davis, an American author and nutritionist, said it well, “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”. According to the annual report of the International Food Information Council, while 90% of Americans know having...

Multiple Vitamin Research (December 2011)

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of the facts and evidence. – JOHN ADAMS Directly from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) website are the following most...

Headaches (November 2011)

Headaches are one of the most frequent health complaints with 76 percent of women and 57 percent of men saying they have a headache at least once a month (1). It comes as no surprise then that headaches cost the U.S. economy an estimated $17 billion a year in lost...

Depression (October 2011)

“Physical pain is a sign something ain’t right. Mental pain, in my opinion, is the exact same thing.” Robert Whitaker, Author of Anatomy of an Epidemic and Pulitzer Prize Nominee Mental and emotional problems can interfere with one’s life in...

Estrogen Influences on Breast Health (September 2011)

Estrogen is a hormone which is primarily responsible for female development of breasts, regulation of the menstrual cycle, and is essential for normal functioning of the female organs. Estrogen is produced by the ovaries during a woman’s childbearing years....

Shingles (August 2011)

A shingles prevention vaccine, Zostavax, was approved in May of 2006 by the FDA for adults 60 years of age and older. In March of 2011 the FDA approved the use of Zostavax for prevention of shingles for adults ages 50-59. What is the purpose of forcing this shingles...