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Prostate Cancer

It is estimated that there will be more than 250,000 diagnoses of, and approximately 35,000 deaths from prostate cancer in 2014. Detection of the disease earlier as a consequence of the introduction of the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test …

The Truth is Always Encountered but Rarely Perceived

There is a saying that “the truth is always encountered but rarely perceived”. And this applies to the wealth of daily information on lifestyle and health. Every day or so it seems, new research shows that some aspect of lifestyle- …

Selenium deficiencies

The SELENIUM content of a food depends upon the location of the soil it was grown in. Selenium deficient states include Connecticut, Illinois, Ohio, Oregon, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and Delaware. Selenium levels are also low in …

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder in children affecting approximately 4 to 5 million children in the United States. Behavioral measures and pharmacotherapy are the cornerstone of medical management of ADHD with stimulant drugs the …

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!

The largest blood supply in the body is in the GI tract using at least 1/3 of the blood flow from the heart. The transit time in the intestine from mouth to rectum should be …

Digestion and Immune Function

The intestinal micro flora or bacteria is balanced and needs to remain so for proper intestinal function, digestion and immune function. An imbalance of the bacteria in the gut is called DYSBIOSIS and can lead to a host of symptoms …

90% of Americans don’t get Enough Chromium

Chromium is an essential trace mineral commonly deficient in American diets. It has been reported that 90% of Americans have a diet that contains less than the recommended dietary allowance for chromium. Even though the concentration of chromium in healthy …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Did you know that the number one source of dietary calories in the United States comes from a corn based industrial sweetener called high fructose corn syrup? This ingredient is used as a sweetener and is omnipresent in cookies, sodas, …

Cancer patients: Increase your nutritional status

The standard approaches to cancer produce a cure only about 50% of the time. The goals of therapy should be to support the WHOLE person and remove factors that support cancer development such as stress, toxins (household cleaners,cosmetics, pesticides) and …

Insulin Resistance

Today I would bring to your attention several botanical and herbal compounds that are very useful in this regard. Ginseng (American ginseng) has been shown to reduce post-prandial glycemia in both type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics. In an eight week …

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