INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Regenerating the Brain.
David Perlmutter, M.D., writes of the research that proves brain neurons regenerate and the optimal ways to live to make sure they do.
Sugar Addiction (or How I Got So Fat).
Shane Ellison, M.Sc., discusses the foods that stimulate the release of large amounts of insulin and how they cause metabolic imbalance.
A Personal Perspective on Diet, Weight & Health.
Richard Morris, in a companion article to “Sugar Addiction,” tells his story of addiction to sugars and of the traditional diet that changed it.
Mal-illumination and Natural Light.
A look at how too much artificial light can stimulate the body in ways that cause sleep cycle and hormonal disruption as well as obesity.
Coconut Water: A Natural Electrolyte & Rehydration Beverage.
Bruce Fife, N.D., extols the virtues of coconut water, including the fact that it contains the same major electrolytes found in body fluids.
The Inflammatory Effects of Nightshades.
Garrett Smith, N.M.D., reviews the evidence showing many people are affected adversely by consuming nightshade plants.
How Eliminating Nightshades Helped Me.
Jeff Foltz relates how his psoriatic arthritis decreased and joint inflammation stopped shortly after eliminating nightshade vegetables.
The Reality of Multiple Universes?
Steven Manly, Ph.D., discusses quantum mechanics and parallel universes separated by dimensions other than space and time.
Mushroom Extracts for Cancer Prevention and Control.
Ken Babal, C.N., provides facts about mushroom extracts vs whole mushrooms and their effectiveness in preventing or treating cancer.
Energy Medicine for Sinus Pain and Infection.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., writes about how energy medicine treatments and intuition have helped many release painful sinus conditions.
Practicing Appreciation, by Joyce Vissell, R.N.
The Belief Factor in Biology, by Bruce Lipton, Ph.D.
How to Find Emotional Balance, by Judith Orloff, M.D.
Reboot Your Brain, by Matthew B. James, Ph.D.
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Ginseng for increased energy & cognitive function • Chocolate benefits heart & increases serotonin • Seven ways to improve sleep • Curcumin protects cells from acrylamide toxin • Bees die from pesticide • Violence, drugs & complementary medicine • Melatonin improves sleep in night-shift workers • Blueberries help reverse insulin resistance • Gymnema sylvestre in diabetes treatment • Foods & the metabolic syndrome • Hearing, statins & the heart • UV light role in eye health • Astaxanthin for eye health • Heart-healthy vitamin K • Tomatoes and digestive problems • Black pepper: whole or ground • Magnesium & cardiac arrhythmias • Nightshades in medicine • Food containers with perfluoroalkyls • The crystalline electromagnetic body • Placebos effective against depression • Changing thought patterns • Stress & well-being survey