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Posted Wed, Mar 22, 2023
In mid-February, we shared our concerns about making “food” using cultured animal cells. And April 2022 we wrote about plant-based “meats”.
Posted Thu, Mar 16, 2023
You may have seen several news stories recently about Erythritol, the zero-calorie sweetener, being found in a study to be “linked to increased cardiovascular risk”.
Posted Wed, Mar 08, 2023
A group of engineers from the University of Colorado Boulder used laser lights to expose the otherwise invisible spray that is sent into the air by flushing a toilet
Posted Wed, Feb 22, 2023
Coffee lovers and connoisseurs abound thanks to Starbucks and other similar West coast chains making coffee a work of art.
Posted Wed, Feb 15, 2023
A concerning emerging area of food science, supported and encouraged by the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) is making food, for human consumption, from cultured animal cells.
Posted Thu, Jan 19, 2023
You may be old enough to remember when it was common to have smoking sections on planes and in restaurants,
Posted Wed, Jan 11, 2023
Breathing has enormous, life-giving power and perhaps we take it for granted or don’t think about it much.
Posted Wed, Jan 04, 2023
Mistletoe (aka Viscum Album) is the most studied plant used for alternative and complementary cancer therapies. It’s been used in Germany for over 100 years.
Posted Thu, Dec 15, 2022
According to the Associated Press, researchers are looking for volunteers, age 5 and above, in the United States and Europe to test a potential Lyme vaccine
Posted Wed, Dec 07, 2022
Often people are puzzled why their LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol remain high, which is normally accompanied by inflammation.
Posted Thu, Nov 17, 2022
It’s Fall again. This year, there’s no reason to feel guilty. This Pecan pie will fool all of your sugar loving friends
Posted Thu, Nov 10, 2022
As we move into the cold and flu season, take precautions now to protect yourself and your family from infections.
Posted Wed, Nov 02, 2022
Last week, I drove by an Arby’s fast food chain where the sign read “Try Arby’s New Wagyu
Posted Wed, Oct 26, 2022
Keto Cranberry Sauce and Pumpkin Bread are two great options to make Thanksgiving healthier!
Posted Wed, Oct 19, 2022
Rapamycin, also known as Sirolimus, is a prescription drug derived from a bacterial species found on Easter Island decades ago.
Posted Wed, Oct 12, 2022
Vitamin D is essential for good health. This fat soluble vitamin has anti-depressant effects, increases calcium absorption in the GI tract, enhances immune function, has anti-cancer effects, and is anti-inflammatory.
Posted Wed, Oct 05, 2022
We can search for anything on the world wide web these days.
Posted Wed, Sep 28, 2022
Witch Hazel is a native North American shrub that has powerful medicinal properties and a wide variety of uses.
Posted Thu, Sep 22, 2022
One might expect that in the most remote places in the world, the rainwater would be pure and safe to drink.
Posted Wed, Sep 14, 2022
In Functional Medicine we take an individual and multi-faceted approach to resolving iron deficiency.
Posted Wed, Sep 07, 2022
Iron deficiency is quite common and can be caused by many factors.
Posted Wed, Aug 31, 2022
About 70% of the iron in our body is located in red blood cells where it forms hemoglobin. We must have sufficient stores of iron in order to make new red blood cells, and also replicate DNA for cellular repair.
Posted Wed, Aug 24, 2022
I had been vaping 2 pods a day for seven years and ONDAMED helped me quit in two days.
Posted Wed, Jul 27, 2022
Easy Avocado Hummus – This is a very simple, quick and delightful change up, especially for the bean or seed sensitive!
Posted Thu, Jul 21, 2022
Salt is a flavor most of us really enjoy. Salt is life-giving. Every cell in your body relies on it for regulation of body fluids, bone density, blood sugar stabilization, good circulation and muscle and nerve function.
Posted Wed, Jul 13, 2022
Inflammation lies at the root of most disease pathways, pain, and other symptoms. Reducing inflammation is mission critical to feeling better and avoiding many lifestyle diseases of our day.
Posted Thu, Jul 07, 2022
There was a time in history when this conversation was unnecessary, and wheat (our primary source of gluten) would have been included in a healthy
Posted Thu, Jun 23, 2022
When you use a good quality olive oil for cooking, it’s not doing for you nutritionally what you expected it to do.
Posted Wed, Jun 15, 2022
There’s trouble with seafood. Our oceans are not as pristine as they used to be.
Posted Wed, Jun 01, 2022
Whether it’s Monkeypox, COVID, or flu and cold season, it is always a good reminder to our patients and friends that we should always be engaged in ensuring our immune function is operating optimally.
Posted Thu, May 19, 2022
All artificial sweeteners, including aspartame, sucralose, saccharin, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k, interfere with the normal and healthy activity of gut bacteria.
Posted Fri, May 13, 2022
The Food Industry is quick to pick up on rising trends and then capitalize on them, but not always in honest ways.
Posted Thu, May 12, 2022
There are many vitamins and nutrients needed for your body to function as it should.
Posted Wed, May 04, 2022
The 2022 Shopper’s Guide for Produce from the Environmental Working Group is out.
Posted Thu, Apr 28, 2022
The Plant Based non-meat “meat” industry is taking off as many proponents of a greener planet argue that eliminating the beef industry will save the planet.
Posted Wed, Apr 20, 2022
Mainstream medicine and media continue to express uncertainty regarding the use of aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease.
Posted Wed, Apr 13, 2022
This protein banana bread is a deliciously moist breakfast or snack bread.
Posted Thu, Apr 07, 2022
Food allergies and food sensitivities are not the same thing. Traditional allergists generally rely on food allergy testing only, which is also what is taught in medical school as the standard protocol.
Posted Wed, Mar 30, 2022
Root Cause of Disease by Mila McManus MD of The Woodlands Institute for Health & Wellness