Reduce Toxins in Your Home

We should reduce or eliminate toxic chemicals in our homes, since these chemicals may cause birth defects and increase our risk of chronic diseases such as autoimmune diseases, allergies, asthma, diabetes and cancer.  In addition, many of…

Prescription Drugs Kill

For the first time in history in the United States, drugs exceeded car accidents as a cause of death in 2009.  ( see http://www.latimes.com/health/la-me-drugs-epidemic-20110918,0,3886090.story)  This increase in drug deaths is fueled mainly…

Portfolio Diet Reduces Cholesterol

A new paper in JAMA demonstrates that placing individuals who have high cholesterol on a  diet that includes .94 grams of plant sterols/1000 calories, 22.5 grams of soy protein/1000 calories, 9.8 grams of viscous fibers/1000 calories from oats,…

Fiber Reduces Breast Cancer

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating more fiber reduced the risk of breast cancer.  This is because women who eat more fiber have lower circulating levels of estrogen, which reduces the risk…

10 Months of Chiropractic Better than One for Chronic Back pain

A new paper in the prestigous journal Spine found that patients with chronic low back pain (pain for six months or longer) experienced greater improvement after one month of chiropractic manipulation (3 times per week for 4 weeks) followed by…

Multivitamins Reduce Heart Attack Risk

A recent paper in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (Multivitamin use and the risk of myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort of Swedish women) demonstrated that women who took a daily multivitamin/mineral had a 27% lower risk…