General Health

General Health

Ensure medical supervision of your supplements

Recent research indicates that over-the-counter supplements may be associated with increased risk of death.  This may be due to higher-than-needed levels of nutrients, forms of the nutrients, additives in the supplements, etc.  This research does not address potential causes.  At the very least, please avoid “one-per-day” high potency multi-vitamins.  Ideally, […]

Brain and Nervous System Health, General Health, Healthy Home and Garden, Nutrition and Diet

Pastured eggs offer better nutrition!

Mother Earth News reports recent findings on the superior nutritional quality of pastured eggs: 1/3 less cholesterol Twice as much omega-3 fatty acids 4 – 6 times more Vitamin D 2/3 more Vitamin A 3 times more Vitamin E 7 times more Beta-carotene 1/4 less saturated fat Start raising chickens […]

General Health

Prevention is a key to Brain Health

During a recent seminar, Dr. Carrick announced two particularly alarming statistics: “80% of the population will experience some type of brain disorder by the time they are 65 years old”, and “70% of patients with restless leg syndrome will develop Parkinson’s“. Preventative measures are critical and include whole food diet, […]

General Health

Interesting note on alternative healthcare . . .

Interesting to note that doctors and nurses are more than twice as likely to use alternative healthcare than those not part of the healthcare industry.  My hope is that this is contributes to bridging relationships between alternative, complementary, and allopathic medical approaches!  Read on in this Health Day article.