INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Nourishing Foods for a Growing Baby, by Jen Allbritton, C.N.
Cereal does not top the list of good food for babies. The custom of providing large amounts of cereals and excluding meats before seven months of age may shortchange the nutritional requirements of the infant.
Strong Bones or Osteoporosis, Part III, by Earl Staelin.
Research that indicates people who consume the highest amounts of calcium experience higher rates of osteoporosis and fractures than those who consume lower amounts.
Food Allergies & Special Diets, by Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig, Ph.D.
The exclusive use of just a few foods can lead to severe food addictions—every bit as harmful and as difficult to break as addictions to drugs or alcohol.
Dental Health, Aging and Rejuvenation, by Scott Miners, Editor.
Ralph Steinman, D.D.S. theorized that a major cause of dental decay in humans, perhaps the prime cause, is “systemic disease.” There seems to be a key hormonal connection with regard to nutrition and dental health.
Tired of Being Tired?, by Rebecca Muttart, N.D.
There are ways to balance your cortisol levels as a way to cope with stress. The human body has a response for everything—a reaction to every action, which triggers predictable changes.
Stress and Its Effect on the Immune System, by Ruth Rosen, M.D.
Worrying about our problems has an effect on our health. Many of us today are so busy responding to external pressures that we can easily forget what is truly important to us.
Emotional Freedom from Overeating, by Gary Craig Stanford, Engineer.
Craig has introduced a new do-it-yourself approach to acupuncture that helps overweight Americans release emotional eating. No talk therapy, drugs, or special diets are involved, and it often works when willpower fails.
Selenium Heals Cancers: Bowel, Prostate, and Skin.
A reader of Nexus Magazine told the unusual story of a West Australian farmer who used selenium to treat bowel cancer. His doctor said that as far as he could tell by examining him externally, the cancer was gone.
Ask the Doctor: Arthritis and Some Remedies, by Eva Urbaniak, N.D.
Baby-boomers are reaching the age where the inevitable wear and tear of life starts to take its toll. Glucosamine, pectin and other supplements can help restore function, elasticity, and pain-free movement to joints and other connective tissues.
Green Tea and a Healthier Life, by Nadine Taylor, M.S., R.D.
In her new book Green Tea, Taylor offers a compilation of numerous scientific studies indicating consumption of green tea can lead to a healthier life.
A Look at Black Salves, by CJ Puotinen.
Not all herbal therapies are gentler, less painful, less invasive, slower acting, less expensive than conventional treatments. Black salve proponents recommend it for just about everything and its critics recommend avoiding it under all circumstances.
Calcium, Magnesium, and Horsetail Supplementation, by Phillip J. Rosenblum, M.D.
Rosenblum became convinced that calcium supplements were not the benign supplements he had assumed, but rather were causing actual physical harm and discomfort.
Things That Make You Go Hmmm…
On MSG and Hydrolyzed Proteins • Protein Powders and Shakes • Do Biotech Corporations Provide Biased Research
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Spiritual Medicine • Health Savings Accounts Grow • Understanding Biological Transmutations • Magnesium, Diabetes and Cholesterol Levels • The Observer Affects the Observed