In my last post, I mentioned the fact that the integrative health movement dovetails naturally in many respects with the environmental protection movement. In this post, I'd like to highlight a relatively new--and extraordinarily effective--environmental protection organization. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1993 by Ken Cook and
What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the blood supply going to the brain is interrupted due to a blood clot, ruptured artery or restricted blood vessels. This interruption deprives the brain of much-needed oxygen and glucose and can lead to health conditions such as brain damage. Stroke victims often have impaired speech, memory loss and/or restricted mobility.
We often associate our health with the health care system. We believe that our doctor is there to keep us healthy and that regular visits will help us live a long and healthy life. Unfortunately, maintaining good health isn't that simple. Certainly your doctor is there to monitor your health and identify disease so that, if
People who eat plenty of fish may have a lower risk of colon and rectal cancers, a new report suggests. read original report here The finding comes from an analysis of 41 past studies on the link between fish in the diet and new diagnoses and deaths from colorectal cancer. "People who
Garlic doesn’t just liven up our food. A powerful, natural medicine, garlic is used to treat illness such as infection, inflammation, and hypertension, and is often called the world’s greatest wonder herb. Allicin, a chemical compound sourced from raw garlic, accounts for many of the herbs medicinal benefits. It was discovered 1944 by an Italian
In my last post, I talked about the importance of reading labels and making sure you’re actually eating ice cream and not ice Modified Milk Ingredients. Modified Milk Ingredients are mostly raw products that are derived from milk, such as: Butteroil, Casein, Whey and Powdered Milk. In this post, we’re going to take a closer
Why should you care about free radicals? Because too many of them are believed to be the leading cause of cancer. My uncle died at 42 of colon cancer and left behind two young children. It goes without saying that it was very traumatic for all of us. This early death was a wake-up call