Circadian Rhythms, Hormones & Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters and hormones are intimately connected. The effects of their relationship on the body/mind are termed neuroendocrine. One cycle in the body that represents this relationship is called the Circadian Rhythm Cycle. It represents the body/mind’s responses to a 24 hour light/dark cycle.   Why is the Circadian Rhythm Cycle Important to Your Health? This […]

Dr. Oz Suddenly Turns a Blind Eye

I recently read the December 3rd cover story, “What to Eat Now” by Dr. Mehmet Oz in Time magazine.  I love that Dr. Oz is bringing up the important consideration of cost when considering healthy foods.  It is a challenge we need to address.  I need to take issue, however, with his apparent stand in […]

Video Picks: Toxic Chemicals and GMO – Good Reasons to Eat Organic

Consuming foods laden with toxic chemicals and those grown from GMO seeds seriously threaten our health much more than we previously believed. Here are three videos that will help you understand why it is critically important for you, your family members and your pets to avoid these two types of “non” foods.   Genetic Roulette […]

GMO Risks Discussed – A Heart Felt Thanks to Dr. Oz

I just watched an eye-opening interview recently conducted by Dr. Oz with film maker Jeffrey Smith and Dr. Robin Burnhoft on the potential dangers of genetically modified foods (GMO). In the interest of fairness, Dr. Oz also gave equal time to Martina Newell-McGloughlin, a prominent authority who is pro GMO. According to Smith and Burnhoft, […]

Is Mercola Right to Embrace Coffee?

It is true, as Dr. Mercola cites, that there is significant research demonstrating the benefits of coffee to our health. Personally though, I still have reservations about recommending it to you for health reasons, particularly if you are a woman. Why? I have seen too many of my female patients resolve chronic conditions, most commonly […]

Dr. Oz and 7-Keto DHEA

I recently viewed Dr. Oz on his television program promoting 7-Keto DHEA as an abdominal weight loss supplement. I was very concerned that he was recommending this to several women on his program who were suffering from general and abdominal weight gain. They were obviously concerned about their conditions and were relying on him for […]

From Breast Cancer to ADHD to Thyroid Disease – Discovering and Correcting the Hidden Link

The Hidden Link Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, ADHD, Skin Disease and Thyroid Disease often share a very interesting and frequently overlooked condition. All of these serious health challenges have been associated with poor iodine status. 1 Does this surprise you? It did me.   Iodine Levels Affect Many Tissue Types Although low iodine […]