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Oil Pulling

Oil pulling traces it roots to oil gargling practiced in Ayurvedic medicine. Oil pulling as we know it today, was introduced in 1992 by Dr. F. Karach, MD. He claimed that oil pulling could cure a variety of illnesses ranging from heart disease and digestive troubles to hormonal disorders. Dr. Karach’s method of oil pulling … Continued

Politics and Nutrition

Politics and Nutrition People often ask me why what I do (Naturopathy and supplementation) isn’t more mainstream? They ask about the science behind it and doubt where the evidence is to support what I do. My answer is always the proof is in the pudding. People who come and see me get better however, the … Continued

The Salt of the Earth

There is a lot of confusion about salt today. There are two kinds of salt: refined and unrefined, also know as table salt and sea salt. There is a huge difference between refined table salt and unrefined sea salt. Refined salt has had its minerals removed and has been bleached to give it the white … Continued

The big FAT lie…

Fats are an integral part of a healthy body and healthy diet. Yet in America, fat has been maligned. The truth about ‘no fat’ foods, ‘low fat’ diets and cholesterol lowering drugs are all part of the “Big Fat Lie.” Here is the truth about fats: Good fats take the longest to break down, making … Continued

How to stop worrying

How to stop worrying Scientific research suggests that stress and worry can negatively affect one’s health. As much as it is a great idea to stop worrying, most people can’t or don’t know how to stop. Not long ago a patient suggested a blog to me by Mira Kelley called “How to stop worrying”. I have summarized the key … Continued

Road Map for a Healthy Holiday

The Holiday Season is upon us. For those who are interested in having a healthier holiday season here are some tips to follow: Plan ahead. When you are going to a family gathering or a holiday party and know that the food isn’t going to be healthy, be sure to have a snack or lite … Continued

Cell Phone Risks

The effect that cell phones have on health is a wild card for consumers right now. And because most people can’t live without their cell phone, it won’t change anytime soon. At this time, no one knows how much harm cell phone or EMF’s (electromagnetic frequencies) are doing to our health. Back in 1996, when … Continued

Plastics: Are you being overexposed?

Today, plastics are everywhere. From the food we eat to the water we drink, it is hard to get away from the toxic substance. Plastics are in food and beverage containers, disposable plates and toiletry bottles. Plastics are everywhere. Research suggests that plastics may leach chemicals if they’re scratched or heated. Research also strongly suggests … Continued

Why Not Wheat?

Americans consume processed food products every day that are made from wheat. The most common wheat products include: bread, muffins, pasta, pretzels, pizza crusts, pie crusts, donuts, cakes, cookies, cereals and crackers. Wheat, whether it is white flour or whole grain, is recognized the same in the body and turns to sugar. Sugar ultimately weakens … Continued