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Postnatal supplementation and early life infant stress

Postnatal supplementation with micronutrients could play a role in countering the negative effects of early life stress (ES) for infants. The significance of this recent study shows that when lactating mothers receive adequate essential miconutrients their children are less likely to suffer from cognitive problems later in life as a (more…) RELATED ARTICLES High-Protein Animal […]

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Personalized Nutrition and Metabolic Response

As you sit down to a dinner with family and friends you can learn a lot about the unique aspects of your tablemates’ metabolic response. Uncle Joe’s blood sugar may rise more from mashed potatoes than from Aunt Sue’s apple pie. But for your own blood sugar, the results could (more…) RELATED ARTICLES






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As seen in WSJ: Nutrigenomics, next new field of medicine

A new frontier is emerging in genomic medicine and culinary arts that is destined to dramatically change the lexicon of food, human genomes and health. It’s called culinary genomics or nutrigenomics. As reported in the Wall Street Journal, this is the new frontier in (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Case Study: Nutrigenomics and Heart Disease Ending the […]






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Organic Farming vs Conventional Farming Methods, By Andrew Campbell MD

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a review on organic farming by Dr Crystal Smith-Spangler and others titled: “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?” The article states: “The purpose of this study (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Martha Stark, MD: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger Pesticides from Food Negatively Impacts Male Fertility […]






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Chronic Inflammation and the Western Diet

Chronic inflammation is the 21st century’s leading health epidemic. It is the single common factor that contributes to the development and progression of chronic illnesses, many of which can be caused and modified by diet. As seen in this commentary by John Neustadt, ND, pathologies once viewed as unrelated are (more…) RELATED ARTICLES TOP READ: […]











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TOP READ: Sustainable Diet Mirrors Anti-Inflammatory Diet

By Kimberly Lord Stewart At the 2015, Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives (HKHL) conference at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena, health care providers learned the benefits of healthy diets and the pleasure of culinary arts to inspire their patients to lead a healthier life. (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Chronic Inflammation and the Western […]






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Life Fortified: Case for Dietary Supplements with Tieraona Low Dog, MD

Can you really get everything you need in your diet? Perhaps even more important, are your patients getting everything they need in theirs? In this webinar and interview, Dr Tieraona Low Dog gives practitioners a preview of her upcoming book, Fortify Your Life with National Geographic (Feb. 2016). (more…) RELATED ARTICLES






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High-Protein Animal Diets as Risky as Smoking for Longevity

High protein diets are more popular than ever for satiety and weight loss. But do they help us live longer? This new study may surprise you. Read commentary from Today’s Practitioner editor on why Got Protein? may need some life-stage instructions and why Micheal Pollan’s advice to eat mostly plants (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Naked Mole […]











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Are Today’s Adolescents Tomorrow’s Hip-Fracture Patients?

The seeds of the pernicious disease osteoporosis are sown during adolescence, when the skeleton is most active in absorbing dietary calcium and building up nearly all the bone mass that will carry the teenager throughout life. Along with calcium, both vitamin D and vitamin K (particularly vitamin K2) are essential (more…) RELATED ARTICLES











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