IN THIS ISSUE:
Adventures in Macro-Nutrient Land.
Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig, Ph.D., question USDA guidelines and the training of dieticians to recommend processed foods, and then extol the benefits of “real foods”—good fats and healthy, traditional proportions of proteins and complex carbohydrates—citing the health of indigenous peoples who maintain their traditional diets.
ADHD Increase Linked to Modern Diet.
Jane Hersey discusses the links between certain processed foods, food additives and ADHD.
Magnesium: A Key to Health and Life.
James South, M.A., provides abundant evidence that magnesium is central not only to cardiovascular health but to over 300 other functions, and offers advice about the best supplement types.
Rejuvenation Through the Skin with Magnesium Chloride.
Judy Phillips, M.H., writes about applying magnesium topically for detoxification, rejuvenation and wound healing, to achieve beneficial effects for the skin and throughout the body.
Let Your Food Be Your Green Medicine.
Tom Ballard, R.N., N.D., discusses the nutrients in readily available natural foods that can help prevent and heal disease.
Strengthening Varicose Veins.
Ellen Tart-Jensen, Ph.D., discusses the causal factors of varicose veins, and describes natural remedies and exercises that can help heal them.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., shows through another case history that healing intent and energy can be effective over distances.
Trauma or Mental Illness?
Jan Boyer, M.A., posits that post-traumatic stress disorder is often misdiagnosed as mental illness, and can be treated with several effective and simple therapies.
Creativity: Back to the Drawing Board, by Cat Bennett
A Healing in the Siberian Wilderness, by Jon Turk, Ph.D.
Nutrition from the “Sap” of the Coconut Tree, by Nancy Dale, C.N.
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Sprouts: Nutrient Dense Foods • New Sweetener Name, Same Toxin • Saturated Fat Vindicated Again • Vitamin D Deficiency & Statins, • Meat & Wapatos: Low Carbohydrate Diet? • The Optimal Diet: High (Good) Fat? • Can Low-Protein Diets be Healthy? • Cooking with Safer, More Stable Fats • Low Carbs, Healthy Fats Help Reverse Blocked Arteries • An Apple a Day Boosts Beneficial Bacteria • Phytates in Soy and Grains Block Nutrient Absorption • GM Foods and Reproductive Complications • Unhealthy Effects of High Fructose Consumption • Arterial Plaques: It’s Not the Saturated Fat • Reversing Asthma Naturally • Barley Salad as Medicine • Unnecessary Appendectomies • Blueberries and Digestive Health • Music, Art, Theater and Good Health • Yoga for Low Back Pain • Midlife Physical Activity a Key to Later Health • Oats Inhibit Arterial Inflammation • Chamomile Calms Anxiety • Stress Can Trigger Cancers • From Enmeshment to Freedom • Non-Stick Pans & Thyroid Disease • Sleeping Better Separately?