INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Magnesium Balances Calcium and Rescues the Heart.
This essay, based on the research of Carolyn Dean, M.D., shows that magnesium plays a major role in health and longevity and is easily obtainable, yet most people do not get enough of it.
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep.
Heather Tick, M.D., writes that impaired sleep is often related to too much light exposure at night, and that sleep promotes healthy rhythms, such as heart rate variability; she also offers practical sleep tips.
The Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Statin Controversy.
Researchers Steven Sinatra, M.D., and colleagues, state that there is a glaring lack of evidence to show that serum cholesterol causes coronary heart disease, and say the public has been misled to think saturated fat causes cardiovascular disease, while inflammation seems to be the culprit.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Another Healthy Fat.
Kris Gunnars of Authority Nutrition writes that olive oils are high in phenolic antioxidants, but that some are adulterated with other oils, and the consumer needs to beware.
Natural and Chemical Insect Repellents.
Bruce Fife, N.D., discusses the adverse effects of several well-known chemical-based insect repellents and then explains the benefits and effectiveness of natural substances, including essential oils.
Chronic Depression Disappears with Placebo.
Joe Dispenza, D.C., writes about a woman in a placebo-controlled study who thought she was in the drug group; she was not, but her positive expectation brought about measurable changes in her brain.
Your Genes Know What You Think: Healing with Energy Medicine.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., describes some of her background in intuitive medicine and relates how intuitive skills, awareness of thought and emotion, and energy medicine can help heal bodies by activating health-promoting genes and thus giving new blueprint instructions for cellular replication.
Integrative Medicine: Allergies, Seizures, and Tourette Syndrome
A Look at Books
Vitamin K2 Can Remove Calcium Deposits from Arteries
The Ten Quickest Ways to Boost Your Happiness
Happy at Work
Appreciation: A Key to a Happy Marriage
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Aspirin or Magnesium for the Heart? • Relaxation, Sleep, and Magnesium •Water Fluoridation Lowers IQ • Fluoride, Neurons, and Curcumins • Healthy Eggs • Dandelion Greens • Cornucopia & Organic Agriculture • Russia, GMOs & Organic Foods • Mindfulness, Multitasking & Work • Lasting Happiness • Fenugreek Medicinal Benefits