Did you know obesity is now an actual disease in America?
The American Medical Association voted to classify it as a disease last year. Overnight millions of Americans became officially “diseased”.
Is this a crazy or clever move? I don’t really know.
Basically they are saying being fat ... Views: 22
Do you ever get “Fat ugly days”?
Days when you just feel fat and ugly and don’t want to leave the house?
My wife was having a fat and ugly day yesterday according to her.
She said it’s very common amongst women, especially at a certain time of the month.
(and some men too of ... Views: 24
I haven’t been sick in years! ~Knock on wood~ You wanna know why? The magic of garlic! It doesn’t just repel vampires, but the flu too! LOL I learned a master home remedy from one of my yoga teachers (Kelly Ann Charles) when I came to class sniffling. I was pretty sick and she shared her secret ... Views: 29
Study examined people who were determined to get sufficient calcium from their diets to find out if calcium-rich alkaline water could reduce the rate of bone loss. The study compared alkaline water to acidic water to see if alkaline water worked better.
In calcium sufficiency, the alkaline ... Views: 43
You may have 45,990 unique chemical exposures from personal care products. Are they safe? The American woman uses 12 personal care products per day with 126 unique ingredients and men use 6, multiply that by 365 days per year and you have a large exposure that your liver and kidneys have to ... Views: 60
Acetaminophen (like Tylenol) reduces fever and relieves pain. It doesn’t reduce swelling like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) do, but it is gentler on the stomach and is less likely to cause other side-effects that NSAIDs can cause. When taken correctly and carefully, they can be ... Views: 76
I went to my niece's first birthday party on Saturday. I was looking so forward to it. I can't believe it's already been a year for them. I remember getting the call that my sister-in-law was in labor, driving up to the hospital, and being in the waiting room... EAGER. Eager to make sure they ... Views: 70
Being healthy is not something that is simply given for free and many people often take their health for granted. Our health is what we eat, breathe, drink, moreover, the way we think and behave. Improving your health should start now and the decisions you make will have beneficial effects on ... Views: 132
Planning a healthy diet is not an easy task, but what about actually sticking to it? It can be a way harder job for the most of us. A professional can easily assist you with the planning phase, but when it comes to following your diet, it is just you. You should be the greatest supporter of your ... Views: 116
Engagement of the Elderly
As the population ages, we need to consider how we change our social structures in order to engage and incorporate people of all ages. In the past, we have never had such an active well generation- who are capable of producing and contributing to the productivity and ... Views: 109
The old adage, “You are what you eat” is becoming increasingly true. What we choose to eat and when we eat it has a huge impact on how we feel. Here’s a fun list of foods you should eat to improve your mood fast!
Peanut Butter with Apple may be just the ticket. If you are feeling crabby your ... Views: 158
Do you often slack off on the healthy habits you commit to? It’s easy to say that you are doing better than someone else or you are not doing so badly. What if you had a more definitive answer to what your risks are? Medicine has evolved a great deal. Risk was measured by your personal and ... Views: 147
Did you know that the average primary care doctor’s office visit is less than 11 minutes? How can anyone get to the root cause and treat a whole person in that amount of time?
It’s inevitable that issues might not be addressed unless they are full blown illnesses when insurance will reimburse ... Views: 120
Metal allergy or nickel allergy is a type of allergy that causes skin rash or dermatitis by touching some metallic substances, particularly nickel, among predisposed individuals. The condition worsens especially if the person is frequently exposed to various metallic materials like jewelries, ... Views: 180
I have spotted some new IMPORTANT stuff I wanted to share today.
I'm trying to remove the confusion which seems to surround the whole area of exercise and nutrition.
This has meant that I have spent a lot more time reading – researching books, scientific journals and the internet.
Every ... Views: 303
If you are experiencing hoarseness or a sore throat which will not go away, it could be vocal abuse. For many of my clients who complain of one or both of these problems, after a visit to an Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialist, they are told that there is no physical problem. Often the vocal cords ... Views: 294
There was an interesting article I read recently online titled: Saturated Fat Heart Disease ‘Myth’.
It is great to see the truth about saturated fat finally making the news.
If you have read some of my previous articles you might know that I am a big advocate of eating all types of natural ... Views: 292
The color of your urine can be considered one of the barometers in determining your overall physical condition. For example, a darker urine color can indicate that you are dehydrated. Urine color also tends to be darker (usually dark yellow) after a strenuous exercise.
However, did you know ... Views: 293
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 50 to 70 million adults suffer from chronic sleep disorders including sleep apnea. Sleep is essential to our ability to function on a regular basis. It is when our bodies repair, rest and rejuvenate. We all have a pre determined amount of ... Views: 89
I have used this simple questionnaire for our 5000 clients worldwide before their biofeedback assessments. The correlation between the questionnaire results, biofeedback results and CBC blood test results was over 90% suggesting that life-style and stress management correlates with our physical, ... Views: 107
In this article I will give you 27 different foods which you should aim to eat organically as these foods are worst affected by pesticides.
Today I will look at the foods with the highest pesticide residue and other toxic chemicals.
These 27 foods have been picked due to the large amounts ... Views: 337
Now at the age of 33, I've been involved with tennis for a very long time. Through the years I realized that there are many more benefits to the tennis journey then there were downfalls. Being an athlete can truly make you a great person. In fact, some of the life lessons you learn in sports ... Views: 237
Given the vast amount of therapeutic methods known all over the world and the vast amounts of money invested in medical research, I find it puzzling that disease prevalence stats demonstrate a continuous rise in the prevalence of chronic and life threatening disease. With all the existing ... Views: 268
Are you getting confused with right and left sides when wearing slippers or shoes? Do you frequently spill a cup during meals? Although you may experience these situations inadvertently, sometimes, it may be a cause of a much bigger problem or a sign of some serious disease if they happen ... Views: 306
To be honest I really don't know why Doctors pledge The Hippocratic Oath any more. This is from my recent experince with my Mom in the hospital. I do not believe that they believe it at all. They seem to only believe in the God of Money. Also the pledge Do No Harm does not mean anything to these ... Views: 211
Two of the most common products that many Americans use today should trigger medical concerns about them because they are both considered hazardous to your health. They are the microwave oven and the cell phone.
Dr. Percy Spencer, a self- taught engineer with the Raytheon Corporation ... Views: 292
If you have elevated cholesterol and or take statin medication, you need to read this.
Mostly we all think cholesterol is bad for us, this is because it’s what we have been told over the last 50 years or more.
Cholesterol is often described as “artery clogging” and is used as an indicator ... Views: 317
Can you die from a tattoo? You betcha.
I never looked very closely at the literature since getting tattoos on your body is against Jewish law. I remember from Jewish Religious school when I was quite young, having it reamed into y poor little noggin along with a bunch of other stuff, that ... Views: 236
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is an enzyme produced in the prostate. For decades, men over age 50 have been recommended to have their blood level of PSA tested annually. If it’s higher than 4 ng/mL, they’re usually urged to have a biopsy or other evaluation.
Recent research published at the ... Views: 282
When I tell people that I am allergic to dairy, the follow-up question is usually "Oh, so you are lactose intolerant?" There are so many of us who believe that these two medical conditions are the same, or that these terms can be used interchangeably.
This article will address the ... Views: 230
Loss of appetite is usually a part of the normal aging process. Our digestive system tends to worsen with age especially when it comes to our stomach. However, some stomach or digestive problems don't necessarily relate to normal aging. Rather, the stomach may actually be aging prematurely or ... Views: 366
I always planned out my life. I knew where I wanted to be and who I wanted to be. And if I didn't, I made it up according to what was expected of me by others. I always had a 1-year, 5-year and 10-year plan which included goals to achieve and careers to pursue. My life was basically on ... Views: 219
The daily lifestyle makes is hard on many of us to maintain a healthy diet. This leads to various problems in our health. Today, you will find that many people both young and old having health problems. Health problems like blood pressure, heart problems, and others can happen when you don’t ... Views: 369
What’s the most guaranteed way of losing weight successfully and efficiently? In actual fact, the most guaranteed way of losing weight is through your diet! Your diet is like a habit. Once you eat it every day, you will subconsciously eat the same types of food every day. So the most important ... Views: 294
Double chin refers to the fatty tissue under the chin. It is a layer of fat around the neck that sags down, and you will look like you a have a second chin. It is very common among obese people and the elderly.
Generally, people view double chins as a cosmetic problem. However, they can also ... Views: 328
If you are considering whether or not to visit a DFW Dentist, there are several things you need to keep in mind. Many people experience a certain level of anxiety when it comes to making that dreaded visit to your friendly, neighborhood dentist, but there are some things that may make your ... Views: 260
Basics of fluoride toxicity--
We are all aware of the importance of water and the role crucial role it plays in living organisms. Drinking large amounts of water is therefore healthy going by the fact that it makes up more than 70% of our bodies. This however, can also be harmful if the ... Views: 337
There are many diets today, but most of them are unhealthy and sometimes even dangerous. Eating healthy means few rules like a low consumption of fat, restricted calorie intake and inspired food combinations food. Adopting a healthy diet does not mean you have to give up your favorite foods. ... Views: 201
For years, in fact decade’s people and professions have been targeted with a clear intent to shut them down. This was seen years ago in the well documented and famous Wilk’s case where five chiropractors took on the AMA and won1. Up until 1974, the AMA had a Committee on quackery which targeted ... Views: 128
Once declared cancer free, you may still not feel that respite as you know that there is always a possibility of cancer coming back. But, you have to chuck out your fear and start planning your health reviving strategies with a lot of care and some help from your doctor. After all, it’s going to ... Views: 199
What is Healthy Eating? Part 1
Could it be grilled chicken, broccoli and rice? Tofurky on Thanksgiving? A raw diet? No carbs? No fat? Pure juice? What kind of food does the phrase “healthy eating” conjure up?
So What Is Good Food?
But you and I know that there’s more to it, than ... Views: 273
As a big advocate of fish and fish oils I was surprised to see a research study all over the media recently saying – that omega 3 fatty acids (like the oil found in fish) can cause prostate cancer in men.
I feel the need to respond and clear up any confusion.
Today we will look a little ... Views: 405
I was fighting against “irreversible” back pain…
When the thought of a workout went from motivating and exciting to making me think of “pain”, I knew I had a problem. It began taking me longer and longer to motivate myself to workout because I knew a hard workout meant horrible back pain. The ... Views: 303
HYPERthyroidism, HYPOthroidism, and Hashimoto’s; what is the difference, and what role do they play in your weight loss challenge?
Have you been eating clean, exercising regularly, but still GAINING weight?
Are you feeling lethargic and a little depressed?
It could be a number of things such ... Views: 286
Heart disease ranks annually as one of the most effective, and not to mention efficient killers of this age, and it’s certainly worth exploring why this is the case. One of the more obvious reasons for why this is happening is because of the attitude towards food that people have begun to adopt ... Views: 144
During times of hot humid climate, everyone is worried about food poisoning. Simple and common-sense preventive measures like hand washing and proper preparation of foods will help prevent food poisoning.
Another common measure to prevent food poisoning is by heating or cooking ... Views: 309
The Cholesterol Myth- Debunked
Last week I read one of the most informative books I have read in a very long time. The book is called The Great Cholesterol Myth, by Jonny Bowden and Dr. Stephen Sinatra. It is my sincere wish that every physician and person read this informative book. Here is a ... Views: 239
To create something out of nothing requires a few things: an idea, which I had; a decision to act on the idea, which I made; and a sound strategy which I struggled with at first but eventually was able to see it through. In its initial stages, the "End the Anxiety" program needed guidance - ... Views: 259
It’s amazing how far medicine has gone from its humble beginnings in the stone-age era to modern medicine in the 1600s. Today, almost everything can be diagnosed with a few tests and treated with medicines. The industry has grown to have a specific department for every specific medical need. For ... Views: 263
Membrane filtration is used in many different industries in order to separate solid particles of matter from a liquid base. This provides the benefit of purifying the liquid so that it can be used for a variety of purposes. Some of the different industries which may make use of membrane ... Views: 263