INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Boost Your Metabolism with Healthy Foods & Activities.
Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., writes about healthy fats and notes that an increase in muscle strength enhances metabolism.
Sarah Cimperman, N.D., points out that screening mammograms are not associated with reduction in the risk of death from breast cancer.
Gerson Therapy: Nutrition-Based Approach to Healing Cancer.
Eva Urbaniak, N.D., discusses the Gerson nutritional approach, a systemic natural form of cancer treatment with long-term survivors.
Radical Homemakers: Fostering Self-Reliance and Interconnection.
Shannon Hayes outlines traditional ways of homemaking that are economical, naturally healthy and community based.
Is Your Multivitamin Toxic?
Sayer Ji reports that certain of what are called “nutrients” in some vitamin formulas are actually banned by the EPA from drinking water.
The Fat That Can Make You Thin.
Bruce Fife, N.D., reports on the benefits of coconut oil, which contains fewer calories than other fats and can aid weight loss.
The Skin: Our Largest Organ of Elimination.
Ellen Tart-Jensen, Ph.D., discusses specific foods, supplements and practices, such as skin brushing, that promote healthy skin.
Cultured Soy and Cancer.
Vijaya Nair, M.D., reports that traditional cultured soy products can be of value in both cancer prevention and treatment.
Second Sight: A Physician’s Intuitive Journey.
Judith Orloff, M.D., discusses medical intuition and encourages others to integrate their intuitive insights into their daily lives.
Up Front: Food Sweetener’s Role in Diabetes
Is Your Dentist Mercury Safe? by Paul G. Rubin, D.D.S.
Remedies for Muscle Cramps, by Scott Miners
Write Your Memoir, Change Your Life, by Allan G. Hunter, Ph.D.
Intuitive Medical Insight, by Shannon McRae, Ph.D.
Restful Insomnia, by Sondra Kornblatt, M.D.
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Antioxidants & Muscle Strength • Vitamin D, Heart Disease & Stroke • Coenzyme Q10 and Metabolism • Sugar and Mental Health • High Fructose Corn Syrup = High Blood Pressure • Bifidobacteria Boost Nutrient Absorption • Flu Vaccine Conflict of Interest? • Hawaiians Pass Resolution Against Forced Vaccination • Oxidized LDL Cholesterol and Heart Disease • GE Crops: More Chemicals, Same Yield • Roundup Weed Killer False Ads • Contaminated Supplements • Canola Oil: Mostly Toxic • Walnut & Almond: Nutritional Nuts • Love & Your Heart • Researchers Reveal Sugar Shortens Life Span • Iodine Inhibitor: Bromide • Vitamin D and Cancer Prevention • Vegetables That Help Your Eyes Last a Lifetime • Filter Your Tap Water Unless You Know It’s Pure • Surgeon Refuses Chemotherapy • Deficient in Magnesium • Chemicals in Plastics May Feminize Boys • Many Englishes: Language Growth • Swine Flu Bribe Pandemic • The Power of Compliments • AD/HD: Ritalin or Nutrient Deficiency? • Breast Disease & Iodine • Asthma (& Other Disease) Risks Increase with Stress • Trouble Sleeping? Turn Down the Heat