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Food: The Vital Adjunct to Cardiovascular Care

As a cardiac care community, we have certainly become exceptionally adroit at managing heart disease – prescribing statins, treating hypertension, and implanting stents and defibrillators. But we do all this while failing to effectively address the underlying fundamental root cause of atherosclerosis – poor nutrition. Of the seven modifiable risk (more…) RELATED ARTICLES New Theory […]

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Perspective & Concern about Chinese Herbal Medicine in America

As healthcare costs rise and incomes decline, many Americans who are not satisfied with western medicine have turned to alternative and complementary medicine. The authors of this paper cite how Americans are increasingly turning to herbal products and traditional Chinese medicine, especially acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine (CHM). Though the (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Using a […]

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Iron Improves Women’s Exercise Performance

It is the first time researchers have been able to confirm that iron supplementation has beneficial effects on exercise performance. Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health said the findings could have implications for improved performance in athletes and health and general health and well-being (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Collagen, a […]

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HealthyKitchens HealthyLives: Disruptive Wellness

“What if medical schools and schools of public health partnered with culinary and behavioral change experts to create new curricula for both health care providers and chefs? Might this novel strategy ultimately benefit both patients and the general public?” — David Eisenberg, MD at HealthyKitchens HealthyLives conference, March 14, 2014 (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Culinary Nutrition […]

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Antioxidants: Redefining Their Roles

John Neustadt ND discusses how free radicals can damage all classes of macromolecules and how excess free radicals may lead to the pathogenesis of more than 100 disorders. The cellular environment is sensitive to the presence of free radicals, molecules with unpaired electrons. The most common types of free radicals are (more…) RELATED ARTICLES A Rationale […]

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Integrative Nutritional Approach to RA

This archived case study Dan Lukaczer, ND is a useful model for practitioners seeking to develop a nutritional approach to treating arthritic symptoms. As Lukaczer points out in this case study, the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis [or any form of arthritis] and the myriad potential environmental triggers is beyond the (more…) RELATED ARTICLES #8 TOP […]

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Autophagy: Arterial Health and Longevity

Introduction What is the age old secret to longevity? It could be as simple and complex as keeping the 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the body healthy. This report reviews an essential element to longevity — maintaining the wellness of our vascular system as microhealth and macrohealth. Arterial wellness demands mitigation of systemic inflammation. […]

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Update to AAP Screenings’ Schedule

  Introduction The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its schedule of the screenings and health assessments that are recommended at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence. The updated periodicity schedule reflects current AAP recommendations for preventive pediatric health care, which are explained in detail in the third (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Nutritional Factors […]

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