IN THIS ISSUE:
Switch on Healthy Genes: Diet, DNA & Disease.
Gray Graham, N.T.P., et al, present research demonstrating how the food choices we make each day not only switch genes on or off but that food-DNA changes can be short- or long-term, and they will affect generations to come.
The Real Cause of Heart Disease?
Uffe Ravnskov, M.D., states that studies of elderly people have shown that high cholesterol is not a risk factor for coronary heart disease and that LDL is useful and important. What really causes heart disease?
Moving Heals, Sitting Kills: An Action Plan for Health & Vigor.
Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., a space medicine researcher, outlines the positive effects of gravity on the body and shows that exercise, while important, is not a substitute for other essential types of daily movement.
Osteoarthritis and Hyaluronic Acid.
Chris Meletis, N.D., asserts that hyaluronic acid (HA) helps maintain cellular structure and function, acts as a lubricant and is essential throughout the body, but that HA levels can decline with age. He recommends a special oral lozenge for cellular uptake of HA.
Yoga in Bed.
Naomi Sophia Call, outlines several yoga in bed practices that provide a simple way to begin the day with breathing, gentle stretching and exercises that don’t require special clothing, a teacher or a drive to a yoga studio.
Strengthening the Immune System.
Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., discusses some of her favorite and oftentimes delicious and spicy natural remedies—from the farm, not the pharmacy—for keeping colds, flu and other pesky illnesses at bay.
How to Heal with Energy Medicine.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., cites several case studies showing more evidence that healing intent and focus, even over distances, can play a central role in reversing illnesses or disease.
Up Front: Source of Health, by Scott Miners, ed.
Dietary Fat and Diabetes
Passionflower for Sleep
Driving: Starting Your Day Differently, by Cheryl Richardson
Appreciating the Body, by Donald Altman
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
On preventing disease • Parent essential oils & derivative EFAs • High fructose corn syrup & identity of food ingredients • White fruits and vegetables • Arterial elasticity and blood pressure • Dried plums improve bone health • Gluten-free diet & sports • Laughter decreases pain • Glucose, sugar, diabetes increase dementia risk • Foods with hyaluronic acid • Garlic elixir recipe • Exercise: diminishes brain inflammation? • Medical doctor says coconut oil falsely accused • Nitric oxide for vascular health • Gardisil vaccine: caution from citizens for health • Drugs associated with violence • Cereal scorecard & GMOs