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Abdominal Fat Causes Osteoporosis

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
  Abdominal fat causes inflammation and osteoporosis. So the metabolic syndrome is associated with bone thinning as well as insulin resistance, hypertension, elevated triglycerides and fat storage. It is very important to avoid sugar, especially high fructose corn syrup, and to exercise to lose abdominal fat. Lifestyle is important medicine. Addendum: Since...

Addiction with Julia Ross, MA

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Illegal drugs are not the most common form of addiction. Addiction to food is a serious problem. Carbohydrates such as sugar and refined flour are two of the most common culprits. The brain has four appetite regulating sites that can be modified to help solve this problem.                    

Anti-Aging Using Enzymes with Ellen Cutler, MD, DC

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Dr. Cutler shares advice on how to live longer and age less. Raw foods have more enzyme activity. Detoxification and exercise are important to improve body chemistry. The role of sugar in accelerating aging is discussed.                  

Are Carbohydrates Important When Losing Weight?

submitted by: admin on 05/16/2015
When we're young we handle carbohydrates better than when we're older. However, excessive carbohydrate intake even in childhood is a bad idea. The risk for metabolic syndrome goes up proportionately as we consume more carbs, especially simple sugars.                

Aroma Regulates Satiety

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2015
Low fat foods feed right into the public's preoccupation with high calorie foods and weight management. However, as we're finding out, this doesn't work! A study out of the University of Vienna studied the effect of  four different fats and oils that were added to yoghurt over a three month period to see if it made a difference whether they consumed...

Artficial Sweeteners

submitted by: admin on 10/26/2015
lArtificial sweeteners have not been proven to help with weight loss. In fact, there is some evidence suggesting the opposite. Most artificial sweeteners have worrisome side effects and some are toxic. Stevia is a safe alternative.            

Breakthroughs in Preventing Diabetes with Frank Shallenberger, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
There is a pandemic of type 2 diabetes that may affect as many as 25% of the population. The defects in diabetes are reviewed. This is a preventable disease with diet, exercise, stress reduction and more. All diseases are associated with a defect in energy production. It is almost always associated with obesity. It is important to begin working early on the pre-diabetes...

Cancer Patients Rely on CAM

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Cancer patients turn to CAM more than half the time, and especially women. The chiasm between mainstream and CAM is limiting. When there is little hope, we instinctively turn to alternative approaches.        

Candida Overview

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Candida is a controversial condition that is generally not recognized in mainstream medicine but often highlighted in alterntive medicine. An overgrowth of candida albicans is the culprit and associated symptoms can involve any organ system in the body and cause an enormous range of symptoms. By eradicating candida with antifungal agents and a diet...

Canine Medicine Heals

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Dogs play a very important role in medical research, as service dogs, and as therapy dogs. They have been shown to sniff out cancer cells from the bladder, lung, prostate, breast, and skin with accuracy as high as 97%. They can detect when glucose levels are too high or low, to recognize when blood pressure is too high, when a heart attack is happening,...

Childhood Obesity and Lifestyle Measures

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2019
There is an epidemic of childhood obesity and much is related to high fructose corn sugar and other sugars and sedentary lifestyles. We need to eliminate TV ads and educate parents and kids about healthy lifestyles.

Coenzyme Q10 Improves Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Recent data has documented once again that coenzyme Q10 improves hypertension and can prevent congestive heart failure. It can improve cardiac output by as much as 39% and significantly increases exercise capacity of patients with all levels of congestive heart failure. It has many other functions such as increasing HDL cholesterol, immunity, and arterial elasticity...

Diabetes, The Epidemic is Growing

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Much of this epidemic is composed of people with normal blood sugars but high levels of insulin. The mechanisms of insulin action and its relationship to the metabolic syndrome are discussed.          

Diet Soda Addiction

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2019
Can People become addicted to Diet Soda?  While controversial, research has shown that some people can become addicted to diet soda.  Using fMRI's, scientists can see that the aspartame affects the pleasure centers of the brain, much like sugar does. Some people will actually "chain drink" diet soda and can go through withdrawals when...

Dietary Factors in Illness with Geoffrey Marx

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
High fructose corn syrup is perhaps the worst nutrient available that causes disease and is a big factor in causing the epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes.        

Do Low Fat Foods Make Us Fat?

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
Low fat foods tend to be replaced with sugar and extra sugar is converted to fat. Excess sugar also leads to high insulin levels, hypertension, high triglycerides, and abdominal obesity. High fat, low carb diets lead to using fat for energy production, which is a healthy thing.          

Does Smoking Cause Weight Gain

submitted by: admin on 11/24/2014
Many people fear quitting smoking because they fear gaining weight. We've all seen this happen. But, does smoking cause weight gain?  To the surprise of many, smoking does cause weight gain. Quitting smoking also causes weight gain!  A study from BYU published in the November 2014 issue of the American Journal of Physiology documents...

Does Sugar Feed a Cold?

submitted by: admin on 01/11/2014
Studies out of the University of North Carolina published in the December 2013 issue of Virology, showed that reducing glucose levels in cell cultures inhibited the influenza virus from infecting host cells and spreading to other cells. Now, if only we could lower blood glucose levels in living humans! While we cannot achieve this clinically, we learned...

Epidemic of Nutritionally Based Diseases with Geoffrey Marx

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  Diabetes and obesity are the greatest health care issues we face today. High fructose corn syrup is found in most foods, even fruit juices now; this is one of the biggest factors we see. Soft drinks have about 12 teaspoons of HFCS. 25% of the US has the precursor of diabetes; the metabolic sydrome.          

FDA Warns Statins Increase Blood Sugar and Cause Memory Problems

submitted by: admin on 01/17/2015
The FDA has officially linked all statins with cognitive problems like forgetfullness and confusion as well as with a 25% increased risk for an elevated blood sugar level and possible association with type 2 diabetes. Statins are the best selling drugs on the market and are used by 21 million people in the US each year. Of course, there are all the other side...