INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Eating, Longevity, and Immunity, by Jennifer S. Huntoon, N.D.
Enzymes: The Missing Link to better digestive and overall health. Huntoon is a long-time naturopathic physician who has specialized in treating health conditions with natural means; she writes about the effectiveness of digestive enzymes in aiding the body to get nutrients from cooked foods primarily. Enzymes are important for digesting proteins that often pass through the system undigested.
Spiritual Aspects of Modern Health Care, by Dina Greenberg, Ph.D.
This is a splendid story about the need and common sense of honoring the spiritual aspects of each person in the health care system.
Are Synthetic Sweeteners Safe?
The Feingold Association A critical review of Nutrasweet and Equal (Aspartame), Neotame, Splenda, Sugar, Sugar Alcohols, Sunett, Sweet’n Low (Saccharin) and High Fructose Corn Syrup and other food additives. The Feingold Association has long been leading a movement to inform parents about foods that are unsafe for their children.
Simple Sugar Not So Simple, by Nancy Appleton, Ph.D.
List of 76 metabolic consequences of consuming excess sugar from a variety of medical journals and other scientific publications.
ADHD: A Non-Drug Approach, by Stephen Leverett, D.O.
The author shows simply how to help a child who was labeled as having “ADHD” by avoiding common dietary ingredients. ADHD can be reversed by use of proper nutrition.
Chelation Therapy: An Alternative to Bypass Surgery, Dean Baxter’s Speech to the American Academy of Medical Preventics.
This is an outstanding first-person story of how Dean Baxter’s physicians aattempted to scare him into having bypass surgery—and how Baxter, who found at the last minute that chelation could prevent such surgery, “escaped” from the hospital and found a doctor who used chelation to reverse Baxter’s cardiovascular difficulties.
Review: Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals: Genetically Engineered Foods.
Video urges parents and schools to remove genetically engineered foods from children’s meals.
Herbal Medicines of the Andean Highlands, by Geoff D’Arcy, L.Ac., D.O.M.
Personal Story: Momentous Meeting with Mother Teresa, by Verna Blanchard
Poi: Wisdom of the Ancients, by Pamela Noeau Day
Poi, a sacred, life-giving food sustains living beneficial organisms that transform the nutrients contained in taro into a higher form of energy to nourish the human body, heart and soul.
Poi: A Traditional Hawaiian Food Staple, by Piikalama Boiser
A first-person view of family Life and a Locally Nurtured Subsistence Food
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Editorial: Suddenly Well • Things that Make You Go Hmmm… Suddenly Sick • Investigative Reporting • Happiness Strengthens Your Heart • Real Vitamin E • Food Pyramid Upside Down? • Breathe for Health • Enzymes Reduce Blood Clotting • USDA Officials’ Attempt to Bury Mad Cow Fails • Meats with Sodium Nitrite Linked to Disease • Farmed Fish Contamination • Chlorinated Water & Antibacterial Soap • Europe Debates Massive Chemical Ban • Benefits of Fasting • Effect of Fish Oil on Human Learning • Safety and Effectiveness of Chelation Therapy