Alternative Medicine

The Mind-Blowing Way Your Body Can Create Coenzyme Q10 Naturally

July 14, 2018 Alternative Medicine

Background Health conditions like heart disease, brain disorders, diabetes, and cancer have been linked to low levels of CoenzymeQ10 (CoQ10). It’s production decreases as you age. So, older people are most deficient. One of its primary functions is to help generate energy in your cells. It also is a powerful antioxidant protecting cells from free [...]

Stem cell treatment: One patient’s story

June 19, 2017 Alternative Medicine

My good friend, Nancy, has received several stem cell treatments over the last year or two. Since so many of my readers have asked about stem cell treatment, she was kind enough to give me permission to publish her latest treatment adventure in the hope that it will help others. ————————————— It has been 4 [...]

Why Cleanse?

February 27, 2017 Alternative Medicine

Super Size Me is a very entertaining, documentary that shows what happens when the central character, Morgan Spurlock, goes on a 30-day McDonald’s-only diet. For 30 days, he eats breakfast, lunch and dinner at McDonald’s. Nothing passes his lips that is not purchased at McDonald’s. And whenever they ask him if he wants it super-sized, [...]

Stem Cells: Amazing results for MS and other degenerative diseases

February 6, 2017 Alternative Medicine

My friend, Nancy, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2001. MS is a gradually disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body. As a result, Nancy has been in a wheelchair for ten years since 2007. But here’s what she [...]

3 Simple, No-Cost Ways to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

November 13, 2016 Alternative Medicine

1. Lifestyle is a very important way to reduce breast cancer risk. The International Agency for Research on Cancer estimates that 25% of breast cancer cases worldwide are due to overweight/obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. “Dietary factors are estimated to account for approximately 30% of cancers in industrialized countries, making diet second only to [...]

The Chinese Government: Meat, Cancer and Global Warming

July 25, 2016 Alternative Medicine

Perhaps you recall the 2005 shocking book, The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health by T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., former professor of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University which made the clear causal relationship between animal protein in the diet and [...]

Why You Only Want to Buy Organic Strawberries!

April 18, 2016 Alternative Medicine

For the first time ever, strawberries lead the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen™ list for the fruit or vegetable with the highest number of pesticide residues, displacing apples, which headed the list for the last five years running. The “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” updated every year since 2004, ranks pesticide contamination on 48 [...]

Three Reasons Adaptogens Are Better Than Medicine

April 4, 2016 Alternative Medicine

Adaptogens were discovered by a Russian scientist in 1947, fully defined by two Russian doctors in 1958 and finally accepted by the US FDA in 1988. An adaptogen does three things. 1) It produces no negative side  effects. 2) It effects more than one system of the body, such as the nervous system and hormone [...]

Eight Benefits of Turmeric That Will Surprise You

April 4, 2016 Alternative Medicine

  East Indian medicine has valued turmeric for thousands of years for its health benefits and we in the West are just beginning to catch on to it.Here’s a brief list of what it can do: 1. Fight inflammationChronic inflammation plays a key role in almost every chronic disease–heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and autoimmune [...]

What do Heart Disease, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Cancer have in Common?

March 14, 2016 Alternative Medicine

I’ve written before on how your body is rusting–your cells are being oxidized just like iron in the rain by free radicals from toxic exposure, smoking, trans fats, even exercise and the daily metabolism of your food for energy. These free radicals are oxygen molecules that are unstable and they damage the parts of the [...]