INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
The Art of Cooking Green Gourmet Foods, by Ann Miller Cohen.
For food to be truly healthful, the preparer must also intend it to be so, and the eater must give thanks. Cohen shares a breakfast recipe and suggests that food be as close as possible to its natural state, with much eaten raw and the rest minimally processed.
How Chlorine is Detrimental in Our Water, by Joseph G. Hattersley, M.A.
Federal regulations require chlorine treatment of water supplied to urban/suburban areas of the U.S. and much of Canada from surface sources. Chlorination is an inferior water treatment on at least two counts. There are better water treatments available.
Emotional Freedom from Stress, by CJ Puotinen.
Most patients who visit urologists recite their symptoms, undergo lab tests, and receive a prescription or two. Those visiting Eric Robins, M.D. often get something extra—a lesson in tapping key acupuncture points. The procedure is called EFT, Emotional Freedom Techniques to strengthen immune systems, improve overall health, and reduce stress and anxiety.
Heal or Medicalize Pain?, by Mark Liskey, B.S., C.N.M.T.
Medical systems that are most successful in treating chronic pain are those that allow the patient to frame his pain in a narrative. A healthy narrative diminishes catastrophizing by providing a sense of “you’re not alone.”
Coconut Oil: A New Treatment for AIDS, by Bruce Fife, N.D.
Though coconut oil may appear to be an unlikely solution, recent medical research shows that it holds great promise in the treatment of HIV/AIDS.
The Benefits of EFAs and Fish Oils, by Stephen Leverett, D.O.
Many unrelated disorders, including cancer, heart attacks, migraine headaches, depression, psoriasis ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis; high cholesterol, ADHD, diabetes and asthma may in fact all have something in common. Individuals with these ailments may be partially or substantially deficient in omega-3 fatty acids.
Expressing Yourself Across Generations, by Verna M. Blanchard.
In so many cases, the attitude of “being out of touch with the new things” makes dialogue with subsequent generations not just difficult, but almost impossible. There is a need for common ground.
Strong Bones or Osteoporosis, Part II, by Earl Staelin.
The second article in this series has information about the central roles of hormones and natural light. On average people who consume the highest amounts of calcium experience higher rates of osteoporosis and fractures than those who consume lower amounts.
Stories of Healing: Autism, William’s Syndrome, by Kim Lavigne.
Lavigne’s son was diagnosed in 1996 as having William’s Syndrome (WS). He had characteristics similar to those exhibited by children with autism. At 7 years old he was started on natural remedies, with dramatic results.
Easing Pain, Aiding Sleep with Aromatherapy, by Wendy Gist M.S.
How aromatherapy can be nature’s gift to unifying the mind, body and soul. Aromatherapy may be a management tool that sidesteps unpleasant side effects associated with traditional treatments.
Drugs are Derived from Natural Cures, by Shane Ellison, M.Sc.
Ritalin and many other stimulants are analogs of the active ingredients found in ma huan, aka ephedra. Most every drug sold today has a natural-based predecessor. Chemists study nutritional supplements and research about plants and animals found worldwide.
Healing through Sensory Pleasure Rose geranium essential oil is highly regarded as an antiseptic wound healer with antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
Things That Make You Go Hmmm…
Doctoring the Evidence • Someone Else’s Bag of Worries • Biotech Bribes • Cow Madness • Junk Food Additives Stop Nerve Cell Growth • Water: Bolivia vs. Bechtel • Teflon Chemicals and Cleanup
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Arthritis & Pectin • Chronic-Pain Support Groups • Hypnotherapeutic Benefits; Turmeric, Vegetables and Prostrate Cancer • Vegetables That Repair Cell Damage • Organics Explained • Green Gourmet Equipment Checklist • Spiritual Medicine • Power of Animal Consciousness • Healthier Carpets and Rugs • Soft Drink Safety Questioned