Sneaky Addictions – Watch Out!

One of my patients decided to give up alcohol a number of months back. She noticed that she was starting to crave more and more of the fruity stuff and realized that her health seemed to be deteriorating with rewarding that craving. Now off the alcohol she’s feeling a lot better, stronger emotionally and has […]

Oh My Gosh Awful to Extraordinary

A couple of weeks ago  I saw a young woman who has turned out to be pretty inspiring. She was typical of those members of the younger generation who have fallen into the trap of advertising and are consuming the non foods so prevalent in our country. She came into the clinic because she had […]

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 […]

Lessons from Fukushima and Ways to Protect Your Health from Nuclear Radiation

1 Excessive radiation released during the recent emergency in Fukushima, Japan helps us realize that dangers caused by unforeseen events at nuclear power generating plants pose a realistic threat to our well being. Living with nuclear generators means that we must all be better prepared for the possibility of a nuclear disaster, including Minnesotans. Currently, […]