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Archive for May, 2014:

Is Gluten Sensitivity Legit?

by Mary Shackelton, ND In light of May being Celiac Awareness Month, I thought it was a perfect time to address celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. It remains a consistent request from patients, “Can I test to see if I am gluten sensitive?”  Typically, we perform a genetic blood test that indicates the presence or absence of the genes that … Read more.

Does Yoga Benefit Asthma Sufferers?

If your doctor suggested yoga as a way to relieve your asthma symptoms, you may be disappointed. A recent study revealed that there isn’t much support for yoga’s benefits to asthmatics, except in its value as an alternative to relaxation and breathing exercises. Researchers of the published report investigated 14 previous studies to ascertain helpful connections between yoga and asthma, … Read more.

Fighting Alzheimer’s: Memory Enhancing Tips and Supplements

For too many of us, Alzheimer’s is waiting in the wings; waiting to usher in the dementia that will rob us of a lifetime of memories and relationships. Waiting to overtake a nation that is currently without a formidable drug to oppose it. How can we fight back against the tide that threatens to take three times the number of … Read more.

5 Reasons Most Diets Fail (and How To Succeed)

Want to lose weight? Here’s what you’ve got to do: 1.     Fix your hormones and you brain. 2.     Fire up your metabolism. So, how do you do that? Here’s how: o   Forget willpower. Science is your friend. Starvation doesn’t work for long. Eventually you eat or your body goes into protect mode, holding onto that fat and slowing the metabolism … Read more.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

EVOO is good. This Mediterranean gem tastes good, feels good, and is good for your bodily systems. However you use it, you’ll likely be better for it. What are the key benefits of EVOO? ·      Polyphenol Content. EVOO contains an amazing variety of polyphenols that act as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. ·      Anti-inflammatory properties. Not dependent on specific intake amounts, … Read more.

Why Diseases Don’t Exist and What Really Makes You Sick

We have to solve our disease dilemma, fast. The only way to do it is to relinquish our delusions about what disease really is and how we can be cured. The high costs of managing the diseases of the American lifestyle is devastating our people and our economy. Worse, the problem is going global as more and more countries follow … Read more.

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

Chances are, if your child has irritable bowel syndrome, then he or she has celiac disease. Italian studies published in the April 21st edition of JAMA Pediatrics show the two maladies to be linked, more often than not. The United States National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) reports that celiac disease afflicts over 2 million people … Read more.

Chinese Herbal Remedy ‘as Effective as Methotrexate Against Arthritis’

The pain of rheumatoid arthritis is considerable. The discomfort of inflamed joints is chronic, disabling, and progressive. To manage and control the pain of this incurable condition, the medication methotrexate is sometimes used. In recent findings, a Chinese herb has been discovered to supply similar pain relief. The herbal remedy used is called Triptergium wilfordii Hook F (TwHF). The herb is … Read more.