This article originally appear on this blog September 3, 2013. My dear friend Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum has just released a new book that is destined to change the lives of many of my readers and friends and others around the world. The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia simplifies … Read moreSolutions for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia
We all love sweet tastes. In fact, we are hard-wired to be attracted to sweetness. Mother Nature wants to eat the sweetest, most luscious, ripest fruit. But you know we’ve translated that to a love to soft drinks, cakes, pies, cookies and all sorts of sugar-laden junk that takes a terrible toll on our health. … Read moreHow Sweet it is! Super Natural Sweeteners
Since summer has now truly arrived, it’s time to deal with the occasional sunburn and bug bites, so I thought I’d share with you a couple of pertinent entries for this time of year from my book, Food Is Medicine: 101 Prescriptions from the Garden. SUNBURN Note: We all need sun. It is the best … Read moreSunburn and Insect Bites – How To Fix Summer’s Woes
Here’s a shocking weight loss secret: Adding the right fats to your diet, via foods or supplements, can make it easier for you to lose weight. Motor up your metabolism with Omega 3s. A recent Australian study found that a daily serving of salmon, tuna, mackerel or sardines not only helped dieters lose an average … Read moreThe Right Fats for Weight Loss
The elder George Bush made a very public display of hating broccoli and pouted that once he became president, no one could make him eat broccoli ever again. It was his loss. Maybe presidents can be exempted from eating broccoli, but there are some excellent reasons why we all should chow down on this brilliant … Read more12 Reasons to Eat Your Broccoli
Hypothyroidism seems to be running rampant these days. It’s particularly common in women over 50 who have entered perimenopause or are even fully menopausal when changing hormones can also trigger thyroid problems. But hypothyroidism is almost always connected with low iodine intake, regardless of age or sex. Here’s a brief overview of the problem: Low … Read moreLow Thyroid: WHY? What to do?
I am frequently asked why we should take any particular supplements and how we know they work. First, I’ll give you the short answer to the second question: ”We don’t know if they work.” Yes, I believe everyone needs supplements and, while there is voluminous evidence, on an individual basis, you don’t know if they … Read moreAre Your Vitamins Working? How Can You Tell?
We are surrounded by medical mythology, and sometimes downright lies, that is profoundly affecting our lives. The need to restrict our salt intake is just one myth that is costing many of us our health. Do you have high blood pressure? Does some you love have high blood pressure? If so, no doubt, doctors have … Read moreCan Too Much Salt Kill You? The Surprising Answer.
It’s gardening time again—and I am so ready for it! I imagine you are, too. My lettuce, spinach and broccoli are in and thriving in the cool spring weather. Since it’s that time of year, I’m giving you a primer on how to have a healthy, non-GMO garden free of the seed patents that Monsanto … Read moreMonsanto-free and bee healthy gardens
We all know how important it is to eat right and exercise to live long, healthy lives. But too often, our good intentions fall by the wayside – usually somewhere between getting through the workday, caring for the kids, cooking dinner, running errands and the thousand other things we do each week. Don’t you wish … Read moreChlorella: The Miracle Food from the Sea