Vol. 21, No. 3, May/June 2012

Cov-MJ12INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

FEATURES
Grains: Are They Really a Health Food?
Nora T. Gedgaudas, C.N.S., C.N.T., examines evidence that gluten proteins, found not only in grains but also in processed foods, may be the cause of both subtle and severe illness for large numbers of people.

Smart at Heart: Preventing and Healing Heart Disease.
Malissa Wood, M.D., notes that heart disease continues to rise, and she offers ways to help heal the physical heart by nurturing the emotional heart and managing stress.

Take the Fear Out of Eating Healthy Fats.
Lori Lipinski shows that good fats are not fattening and that saturated fats do not cause heart disease, but that low-fat diets lead to high-carb and low-protein diets that in turn play roles in diabetes and heart conditions.

The Health Benefits of Apple Cider and Other Vinegars.
CJ Puotinen extols the versatility of vinegar and highlights its numerous health related uses, such as in aiding digestion and healing skin disorders, as well as its roles as a natural household cleaning product.

Boundaries and Complete Health.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., discusses the importance of respecting one’s own as well as others’ boundaries—physical, mental, and emotional— for maintaining optimal health.

ADD: Is It Over-Diagnosed?
Jane Sheppard questions the diagnosis of ADD in many cases as she examines the positive possibilities that can come from both honoring learning styles and addressing proper nutrition for children.

Modifying Yoga Poses.
Naomi Sophia Call shows how yoga can be practiced at any age, even with physical limitations. She outlines ways to overcome mental blocks to a regular yoga practice and offers specific modifications to make a yoga poses easier to attain.

IN BRIEF
Prevent Gallbladder Difficulties
Calcium Channel Blockers
Soy: Food or Drug?
Vinegar and Medicinal Herbs, by Rosemary Gladstar
Milk: It Did Not Do My Child Good, a personal story

HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Children Copy Healthy Eating Habits • Saw Palmetto • Wheat Farming Methods Critiqued • Almonds and Cardiovascular Health • Unnecessary Surgeries • Ionic Footbath Detox Claims Debunked • Prostate Health: PSA Test Flunks • Vitamin C and Longevity • Letter to the Editor • Pesticides: Lessons from Insects • Dosa Recipe (Indian-Style Crepe) • Signals of Truth: Sensing Feelings • Natto for Blood Pressure & Clotting, Instead of Drugs • Book Review: The Untold Story of Milk

 

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