INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Cholesterol versus Phytosterol: Which Is the Healthier Sterol?
Board-certified chiropractor and functional medicine practitioner Stephen Hussey, DC, delves into the key differences between animal and plant-based sterols.
Optimal Protein Intake Guide
Nutrition experts Diana Rodgers, RD, and Robb Wolf review the updated recommended dietary allowance for protein to prevent muscle wasting and decreased immune function.
Link Between Fructose and Behavioral Disorders
Richard J Johnson, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, details the link between elevated blood uric acid levels/high sugar intake and mental health disorders.
Case Report: Resolving Chronic Headaches with Postural and Breathing Techniques
Erik Peper, PhD, internationally recognized expert on biofeedback, spotlights the relationship between proper posture, stress management, and musculoskeletal health.
Balancing Brain Waves for Sharper Focus
Integrative psychiatrist James Greenblatt, MD, examines the role of oligomeric proanthocyanidins (polyphenols) in managing attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Your Genes Don’t Dictate Your Fate
Kara Fitzgerald, ND, IFMCP, a certified practitioner at the Institute for Functional Medicine, explores ways to reduce biological age through positive epigenetic expression.
Eating on the Wild Side
Kitchen garden designer and author Ellen Ecker Ogden lists the top ten vegetables to select for maximum nutrition.
Four Reasons to Eat More Cucumbers
By GreenMedInfo Research Group. Familiarize yourself with the many health benefits of cucumbers—from balancing cholesterol to reducing diabetes-related complications.
Research Overview: Lycopene Benefits and Food Sources
Diane Fulton, PhD, Emeritus Professor at Clayton State University, outlines the healing properties of lycopene—
a plant nutrient with powerful antioxidant properties.
Add Freshness to Your Summer with Lemon Verbena
By GreenMedInfo Research Group. Did you know lemon verbena can aid in wound healing, exercise recovery, and weight management? Learn how to support your overall health with the perennial shrub lemon verbena.
Healing Properties of Watermelon
By GreenMedInfo Research Group. As the season heats up, stay well-hydrated and nourished with watermelon—the ultimate summertime fruit.
Seasonal Plant Traditions
Kat Maier RH, (AHG), founder and director of Sacred Plant Traditions, considers ways to restore our connection to the natural environment through seasonal medicine.
Strengthening Relationships Through Loving Kindness
Lair Torrent, LMFT, a clinically trained marriage & family therapist, summarizes mindfulness-based strategies to encourage lasting love and happiness.
Science-Backed Benefits of MSM
Health writer Ryan Greendyk shares the latest research into the cancer-fighting properties of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)—a naturally-occurring sulfur-based compound.
Harnessing the Power of Words
Holistic wellness expert and New York Times best-selling author Kimberly Snyder offers practical tips to challenge negative thought patterns.
Top Cooking Oils and Gluten-Free Flours to Stock Your Pantry
James Colquhoun and Laurentine Ten Bosch—creators of Food Matters and Hungry for Change documentary films—reveal the best gluten-free flour blends and cooking oils on the market.
Exercise: The Fountain of Youth
Renowned anti-aging researcher David Sinclair, PhD, emphasizes the importance of regular physical activity in both healthspan and longevity.
In Brief & Health Notes
Research Shows Enjoying Food Boosts Digestion • Therapeutic Effects of Puttering Around the House • A Healthy Gut Improves Cancer Outcomes • Sunscreen Protection from the Inside Out • Strawberry-Lemon Sorbet Recipe • Spicy Watermelon and Pepita Salad Recipe • Positive Affirmations to Calm an Anxious Mind • Dynamic Power of the Brain • Surprising Benefits of Massage Therapy