What common banned toxin is in your food?

Many people with homes and gardens are familiar with the weed deterrent RoundUp (the most popular herbicide in the world).  They know that you should wear a mask if you use it; to be careful if there are any animals around; etc Many municipalities, including mine, have banned the use of it because it is [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:02+00:00August 3rd, 2013|Adrenals, Allergies, Alzeheimer's, Cholesterol, Depression, Diabetes, Glutathione, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Liver, Medical, Mental Health, Nutritional Health, Parkinson's, pH, Toxicity|Comments Off on What common banned toxin is in your food?

7 Deadly Lies

Physicians are definitely getting the brunt end of the deal today...While I would like to think that most physicians (MDs) went into medicine with the desire to help people (and we know that this isn't always the case...some went because of family history; family pressure; need for prestige; the almighty $$) they are not allowed [...]

How toxic are you?

There are numerous types of indicators for toxicity.  Numerous issues that contribute to toxicity.  Here are some of the following... DIET: 1) How many servings of fruits/vegetables do you consume (1 serving = 1 cup) 3 - 1 / month 2 - 1/week 1 - 1/day -1 - 3/day -2 - 5+/day 2) How often [...]

Different Detoxes – are they any good?

There are such a wide variety of detoxes out there - how do we know which ones are any good?  Or what they are actually accomplishing?  Or where the detoxification is occurring in the body?  Detox can be seen as both very simple or very complex...lets take a quick look. We know we have a [...]

Herbal Month? What’s Herbal Medicine really?

Plants and Herbs are a powerful and concentrated source of phyto nutrients.  Like the bacteria in our gut, they transform chemical compounds into nutrients that not only do they need but that we also need.   They are not only full of vitamins and minerals but also: sugars proteins fats pheromones alkaloids phenols glycocides terpenes [...]

What does stress do to your physical health?

What is stress - it can be defined as anything that pushes the body outside of a healthy homeostatic range. The body works hard to keep all the various functions within a given range...whether we talk about the pH levels; enzyme levels; adrenal reactions; gut bacteria; etc the body struggles to keep everything within a [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:25+00:00April 19th, 2013|Adrenals, Alzeheimer's, Antioxidants, Depression, Detox, Diabetes, Emotional, Glutathione, Herbal Medicine, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, Pharmaceutical, Research|Comments Off on What does stress do to your physical health?

Prescription Drugs that are known to be a danger to seniors

The Beers List was a list initially compiled by Dr Mark Beers in 1991 and updated in 2003.  It was based on the available drugs in the US (most of which are also available in Canada - but the list below only reflects the drugs available in Canada, in 2003).  Ther Merck Manual (which is [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:26+00:00March 14th, 2013|ALS, Alzeheimer's, Anti-inflammatory, Blood health, Cancer, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Emotional, Energy, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Research, Toxicity|Comments Off on Prescription Drugs that are known to be a danger to seniors

ALS – what is it &what can you do with it…

ALS - aka Lou Gehrig's Disease aka Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.  It is known as a very debilitating disease with a variety of deteriorations: progressive weakness muscle atrohpy (muscle deterioration) fasciculations (small muscle twitches or involuntary muscle contractions) muscle spasticity (resistance to stretch) dysarthria (difficulty speaking) dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) dyspnea (difficulty breathing) Gradually or progressively more [...]

By |2013-01-16T22:43:25+00:00January 16th, 2013|Allergies, ALS, Alzeheimer's, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Glutathione, GMOs, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Nutritional Health, Supplements, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ALS – what is it &what can you do with it…

Inflammation – another underlying cause

You are kidding, another underlying issue?  How many are there...well there is an easy answer to the question...But let's look at inflammation first. Way back to the ancient Ayurvedic medicine, man has been aware of the concerns of inflammation.  Yet, Western medicine seems to be really lacking in their understanding.  But then many claim that [...]

A new class of nutrients?

Yes, that is what they are called...but specifically the name of the group of nutrients is:  Transferases....Look at what the scientists from Harvard University are saying... Scientists from Harvard University discover Heart Disease is initiated by a dysfunctional Immune System! Scientific American: "Heart Disease Begins With a Dysfunctional Immune System" The science of transfer factors is [...]

By |2013-01-03T05:38:23+00:00January 3rd, 2013|Alzeheimer's, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Gut Health, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Inflammatory disorders, Medical, Nutritional Health, Supplements|Comments Off on A new class of nutrients?