It’s so important to remember the body is interconnected. Western medicine has “compartmentalized” the body. You have multiple doctors for different body parts, and they don’t talk to each other. When we have a symptom, we tend to not connect the dots to other things we are feeling in our body. It’s wonderful when we can learn about the multiple things a specific nutrient … [Read more...] about All These Symptoms May Be Related
You have probably heard of Linus Pauling. In 1962, at age 61, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in chemistry. He is best known for being an advocate and proponent of Vitamin C. He was ridiculed for his work by the scientists and doctors of his time, but his work has stood the test of time. He wrote a book called “How to Live Longer and Feel Better”, he was 85 yrs old at the … [Read more...] about The Magic of This Lowly Vitamin
Your immune system is your first line of defense against all diseases, especially infectious diseases such as viruses. The one mineral that plays a key role in your immune system's ability to fight off disease is Zinc. Zinc is vital for immune function and a key player in warding off viral infections and plays a vastly underrated role in fighting off the COVID-19 virus. … [Read more...] about Why You Need This Mineral Now…
Iodine, a critical mineral for the prevention of cancer, has been used for centuries. It was used as medicine then added to bread. Then, in 1948, iodine was suddenly thought of as dangerous and was removed from medical arsenals – as well as from our food in the 1970s. Politicians felt we could get enough iodine from iodized salt. Two things happened, we were told to reduce … [Read more...] about Iodine Deficiency and the Cancer Connection
Many of you are looking for immune-boosting substances right now and rightfully so. Elderberry extract has become very popular during the cold and flu season and many people swear by its effect, but is it a "placebo" effect or the real deal? … [Read more...] about Myth? Will Elderberry Help With COVID-19?
So I started the month of February off with this question, "do cholesterol numbers matter?" and I've done two articles on heart health and the true cause of heart disease. This is my final article of the month and we will take a look at statins, do we need them and what testing we really want to determine our risk of heart disease. The Deep Dive... This is a "deep dive" so … [Read more...] about We Are a Statin Nation
It's that time of year again. Get Your Flu Shot signs everywhere! Nobody likes to get the flu and for some it is down right dangerous, but do we all need a flu shot???? I choose not to get the flu shot because according to the the Centers for Disease Control, most flu vaccines contain mercury in the form of thimerosal, some containing as much as 25mcg per dose – which is … [Read more...] about Why I Don’t Get the Flu Shot and What I Do Instead