How can chocolate be a benefit?

Most of us have heard that "dark chocolate" is good for us.  Unfortunately, the concept of "dark or bitter chocolate" was marketed well, but the marketing covered up a huge misunderstanding. Chocolate contains over 1200 molecules, over 300 nutrients that are beneficial to us.  AND they are in significant amounts not just trace amounts.  Further, the [...]

How many ways has Western medicine has lead us into sickness?

That is a pretty big question? With powerful implications. But let's take a brief look. We were told that the sun was dangerous and we needed to put on sun block. Unfortunately, the sun blocks blocked us from the very UVB rays we needed for our bodies to function: we needed the sun to make [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:06+00:00January 17th, 2016|Cholesterol, Depression, Diabetes, Gut Health, Herbal Medicine, Liver, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How many ways has Western medicine has lead us into sickness?

Phosphorus and Weight Management – that’s a new one

I found an article in Nutrition & Diabetes that was interesting. It wasn't what i was looking for, but interesting none the less. A university in Lebanon carried out a double blind study including 63 adults aged 18 to 65.  Half were put on a "placebo" diet and the other half on a "phosphorus" diet, [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:07+00:00January 8th, 2016|Gut Health, Liver, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Research, Uncategorized, Weight|Comments Off on Phosphorus and Weight Management – that’s a new one

Is it your thyroid or your adrenals?

Both the thyroid and the adrenals belong to the same physiology pathway called the Hypothalamic-pituitary-thryoid-adrenal axis.  Any part of the axis has an effect on every other part of the axis...so how do you know what is really going on. The symptoms tend to tremendously overlap regardless of which part of the axis is causing [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:08+00:00November 12th, 2015|Adrenals, Depression, Emotional, Hypothyroid, Liver, Weight|Comments Off on Is it your thyroid or your adrenals?

Cholesterol? Good, Bad, Does it Really Matter? What Your MD Doesn’t Know.

So many questions, misconceptions, misleading information, who has the truth? One of my books, Your Heart:  Are You Taking Care of It, goes into this issue and many more in more depth for the lay person (click here go look at this book and others)...but let's look at the smaller picture... Let's look at this [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:24+00:00June 13th, 2015|Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidants, Cholesterol, Heart Health, Liver, Nutrition|Comments Off on Cholesterol? Good, Bad, Does it Really Matter? What Your MD Doesn’t Know.

What kind of stress are we talking about?

We all know stress is hard on your body, but why? Also, are you aware of the different kinds of stress that effect your body? Do you know how to resolve the stress effect? Let’s take a look? Stress and your body In today’s society we have a lot of psychological stressors. We in effect [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:25+00:00May 6th, 2015|Adrenals, Gut Health, Liver, Medical, Microbiota, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Pharmaceutical, Stress, Toxicity|Comments Off on What kind of stress are we talking about?

Cancer myths you should know about…

I love the following quote about "5 Cancer myths debunked"  from:  http://www.cancerdefeated.com/515/index.php?EXITPOP=Y&SC=OA515140609 30 years ago, I was told I needed an operation immediately due to a large ovarian tumor.  Instead I went on a specialized diet for ovarian cancer - note: different types of cancer and cancer in different areas require different protocols in alternative [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:37+00:00June 9th, 2014|Anti-inflammatory, Cancer, Glutathione, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Liver, Medical, Microbiota, Nutrition|Comments Off on Cancer myths you should know about…

New way to increase glutathione

If anyone knows me - they know that I am a big supporter of glutathione.  Once known as only an anti-oxidant, in today's world it recognized as doing a huge number of functions in the body. In fact, there are over 95,000 pub med articles on a huge number of processes glutathione is involved in.  (Note: Vit [...]

What causes Hep C?

Hep C is a virus and there are a number of ways you can get this virus.   However, the bottom line is somehow you have to get someone else's infected blood into you.   So how can this happen? If  someone with hepatitis C blood from someone who has hepatitis C contacts a cut on [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:38+00:00May 8th, 2014|Immune Issues, Liver, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What causes Hep C?

Low levels of Glutathione and Hep C

What is glutathione - a compound that is hugely important to the body.  It is a 3 amino acid compound (glutamine, glycine and cysteine) that has a  sulfhydryl extension that has a powerful impact.  Historically, glutathione was taught as an example of redox (reduction-oxidation) in the cell.  However today, there are over 95,000 articles in pubmed [...]

By |2014-05-08T04:42:28+00:00May 8th, 2014|Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidants, Detox, Glutathione, Herbal Medicine, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Liver, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Low levels of Glutathione and Hep C