The GMO /GE Controversy

GOD IS A KEEPER! I’m totally amazed at how God must have known that Monsanto was going to make such a huge mistake. By now, you must have heard glyphosate, the chemical used in Monsanto’s most widely used weed-killing product, Round-up, actually removed...

Breaking the ADHD stereotype

Recently, we have been spotlighting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults. We learned how undiagnosed ADHD can negatively affect an adult’s ability to find success in some aspects of their life. We also now understand how identifying and coping with adult...

Let’s shed pounds – fast

For those of us who set New Year’s resolutions to shed extra pounds, be healthier, feel great, and have more energy I bring good news! Now there is a painless way to shed those pounds. I say ‘painless’ because the procedure taps into the basics of how our bodies were...

Outsmarting the Flu

It’s time to address the topic that has so many parents are concerned about this season…  THE FLU  Should you and your child get the flu vaccine? What are the risks? Do the benefits outweigh the cons? I receive so many calls from parents about whether...

Drink up and live large

COULD YOU BE CHRONICALLY DEHYDRATED AND DRYING UP YOUR LIFE? Think about a grape versus a raisin. The one is plump and full and juicy containing all its natural water. The other is small, dry, shriveled, its water gone. Although a dehydrated grape (raisin) is good and...

What's not in your produce?

We all know we need to get our 8 servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Many of us dutifully eat our greens and apples. Those of us who don’t, well I suppose we could have a glass of that famous drinkable substitute. As I doctor, you can probably guess...

Outshine the winter blues

Well, it’s that time again. Fall is here and winter is on its way. Our days will get shorter and we’ll see less of the sunshine. Some of us are affected by this reduction in daylight and slip into a down mood which is referred to as SAD; Seasonal Affective Disorder. ...

Dreaming of good sleep

I recently got a bit of flack because I wouldn’t prescribe a certain brand of sleeping aid to a patient. Besides this patient being on several other medications that I needed to be certain the sleeping aid wouldn’t conflict with, a warning had been issued...

Stress Management 101 Lesson #1

Many of our children are either returning to school or going for the first time.   Going to school can release a lot of fear, trepidation and anxiety. It is a time of huge transitions and many “firsts”. Take for example the student going off to college, or the...

Purslane: Omega-3 SuperWeed

Weeds – those nasty little plants that invade your garden and lawn are not always the pests we think they are. Sometimes they are the hidden gems of the vegetable world. Purslane is one of these vilified bits of greenery. Instead of being a nuisance, this little...

Go with your gut

The search to combat the psychological disorders using natural methods rages with great momentum! Practitioners have been searching for natural remedies for health issues for millennia. Holistic experimentation to treat psychological disorders has included extracts...

Is it really lactose intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is a common concern. It’s become a catch-all term for several types of ‘allergies’ that can be aggravated by dairy products. What may be called lactose intolerance could in fact be a casein lactose intolerance. What’s the...

Find the bright side of discouragement

It’s midyear, months after our resolutions for the New Year. I’ve talked to some folks who are still trying to bring about lasting life style changes. They’ve tried hard to stay on their program. For many, they yielded to the lure of the habits they were trying...

Are you stressed about your stress?

Does stress affect our health? Everyone experiences stress. What causes stress for one person may not bother another. Similarly, two individuals’ reactions to the same stressors can be very different. One may react by withdrawing, while the other may become agitated....
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