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Water: How much and why?

You’ve heard about the 8×8 rule, eight 8 ounce glasses of water, which equals 2 liters (1/2 gallon). That’s a good amount for most of us, as an insurance policy, but there are things to factor in regarding optimal hydration-hot weather, exercise, breast feeding, vomiting, diarrhea, and sweating, obviously all increase our fluid requirements. Thirst […]

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The Facts About Supplement Safety

Educate yourself about supplement vs. medication safety armed with facts and not propaganda:  Dr. Adria Rothfeld-Magenheim, DC, MS, CNS Recent headlines have once again attempted to discredit the use of supplements, with conclusions based upon very selectively chosen snippets of data, leading to significant misrepresentation. In an effort to illustrate how convoluted the path from […]

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Ultra Glucose Control by Metagenics

Featured Supplement: Ultra Glucose Control

 We have the secret to keeping your sugar cravings in check during the holidays! We’ve gotten rave reviews and exceptional clinical results in our patients. Ultraglucose Control has the distinction of being a Medical Powder, indicating that it has been scientifically formulated and its benefits and claims are based on published human studies. This smoothie […]

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Is It Your Adrenals?

Serotonin deficiency is the most common mood problems in the US. Serotonin deficiency is a factor in many seemingly unrelated psychological and physical symptoms, ranging from panic and irritability to insomnia and pain. A deficiency of serotonin causes the reverse of every positive, happy, satisfied feeling that sufficient levels promote. A catch-22 occurs because stress […]

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Breast Cancer Risk Discussion

Factors that influence breast cancer risk: Pesticides such as Atrazine (most common pesticide sprayed on lawns) are xenoestrogenic (mimic estrogen), as are pthalates (in plastics, most fragranced products, medical devices)-95% of us have detectable levels in our urine- BPA (plastics, canned foods including baby formula), and parabens (cosmetics, soaps), air fresheners and insect repellants. It […]

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Thyroid: The Most Misunderstood Organ in the Body

Thyroid: The Most Misunderstood Organ in the Body Are you suspicious about having thyroid dysfunction yet your labs are normal? Are you taking thyroid medication, yet are still symptomatic? The symptoms: Fatigue, feeling chilled, dry, thinning hair, dry skin, swelling, constipation, depression, muscle/joint pain, elevated cholesterol, low libido. The prevalence: 1 out of 7 US […]

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GMOs and nutrition

GMOs

The term GMO (genetically modified organism) is everywhere. Our government says they are safe, good for the economy, yet 60 countries around the world, including Australia, Japan, and all of the countries in the European Union, have severe restrictions or outright bans on the production and sale of GMOs. GMO’s are designed to allow chemical […]

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