Category: Food

Food: Getting Back to Basics

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Robin Fertner It’s everyone’s favorite time of year: New Year’s! This is a time for a reset, a restart, a refresh from all the iniquities of the ...

Confused about food? You’re not alone.

Posted on November 20, 2018 by Robin Fertner by Luke Snow We’ve all seen the term “local food” used in marketing. Google it and you’re likely to see area restaurants fill your ...

Glyphosate: Does It Provide a Pathway to Modern Disease?

Posted on November 20, 2018 by Robin Fertner by Paul R. Taylor, B.A. B.S. This is a review of “Glyphosate, Pathways to Modern Diseases IV: Cancer and Related Pathologies,” by ...

The Dirty Dozen: Why Organic is Best

Posted on November 2, 2017 by Jordan Page By Olivia Nugroho, RN, BSN Are you someone who enjoys a smoothie in the morning? If you are, that is great! We all know that fruits and ...

12 Months to a Healthier You (Month 9)

Posted on September 5, 2017 by Erin Manning Month 9, Cut the Sugar! It’s no secret that most of us eat more sugar than we should. Whether it’s the occasional ice cream after ...

12 Months to a Healthier You! (Month 7)

Posted on July 5, 2017 by Erin Manning Month 7: Fuel Yourself With Healthy Fats Fat has gotten a bad reputation over the years. We were told in the 1980s to avoid fats in an ...

12 MONTHS TO A HEALTHIER YOU! (MONTH 6)

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Erin Manning Month 6: Eat the Colors of the Rainbow! Dr Anne Zauderer Whether we realize it or not, we are influenced by how food looks. We are ...

Recipe: Kale Salad with Apples and Cheddar

Posted on November 3, 2016 by Erin Manning Leafy greens are an excellent source of natural folate, which supports methylation in the body. Add two hard-boiled eggs to this salad ...

Will I always be pre-diabetic?

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Erin Manning “Once you’re pre diabetic are you for life? Does medication help keep you from becoming full on diabetic? What dietary ...

Optimal Kids

Posted on October 2, 2015 by Sean Osler We are in the midst of a crisis. We have a generation of kids that are disappearing before our eyes. Gone are the days where ...

Food as Medicine

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Dr. Anne Zauderer The title for this article comes from a quote from one of the most historically famous physicians, Hippocrates. He said, “Let food be ...

Natural Ways to Manage Symptoms of ADHD

Posted on December 23, 2014 by Sean Osler Attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder affects an estimated 11% of young Americans aged between 4 and 17, making it the most common ...

Ebola, Enterovirus, Dirty Dishes and Plague

Posted on September 23, 2014 by Sean Osler (OMNS Sept 13, 2014) If Abraham Lincoln were to describe the germ theory, I think he might have put it something like this: "You can ...

Bio-Center Laboratory

Posted on August 9, 2014 by Sean Osler As you have read, the gastrointestinal tract is complex, and is a vital part of the immune system. Many functions of the ...

How Your Gut Affects Your Immune System…And Makes You Sick

Posted on August 1, 2014 by Dr. Anne Zauderer Ever wonder what really happens to food after you eat it? It’s kind of a mystery how our body turns a delicious hamburger into, well, ...

Holistic Approaches to Hormone Therapy

Posted on July 7, 2014 by Samantha Bandasack Japanese women, whose diets are high in plant-derived estrogens, particularly soy, experience little menopausal discomfort and report ...

Sugar, Obesity, and Pain

Posted on June 22, 2014 by Dr. Ron Hunninghake Why do modern nutritionists want to deprive us of sugar? Are they just mean? Who would “steal candy from a baby"? Babies love sweets! ...

The Sweet Truth about Sugar and Pain

Posted on June 19, 2014 by Samantha Bandasack Beyond weight gain, sugar can be attributed to feelings of fatigue, stress, irritability, mood swings, difficulty sleeping, and joint ...

5 Top Herbs for Natural Pain Management

Posted on April 21, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons There are many alternatives when considering avenues to manage chronic pain. Herbal Therapy is one area that is rapidly growing in ...

Holistic Approaches to Combat Ulcers

Posted on March 24, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Relying solely on medication to heal your ulcer is probably not a good idea. Lifestyle changes can immediately reduce symptoms, and if ...

Bitter Herbs for Better Digestion

Posted on March 19, 2014 by Dr. Anne Zauderer Today’s modern medicine is incredible for all that has been discovered about the body. However, even without modern science, our ...

3 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity

Posted on December 2, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons It is cold and flu season again and one in three of us will suffer a bout with these dreaded bugs! As an alternative to a trip to the ...

Iodine, the Thyroid and Breast Health

Posted on October 11, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons After the thyroid, the breast is the second largest user of iodine. Scientific evidence connects inadequate dietary iodine with higher ...

Vitamins D3 and K2 – The Dynamic Duo

Posted on October 7, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Every fall, leading into winter, the sun sets further and further into the south. The days get shorter and the sun's rays diminish in ...

Patient Profile: Acidic pH and the Battle Against Cancer

Posted on September 24, 2013 by Carreen Gibbons Whether you would like to improve your diabetes or cancer situation, lose weight, or just want to have more energy, you need a more ...

May Supplement Store Special: Save 20% on Wheat Belly Books

Posted on May 10, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson During the month of May SAVE 20% on all Wheat Belly Books by Dr. William Davis. A renowned cardiologist, Dr. Davis explains how ...

Banning Milk from School Lunches?

Posted on August 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Nutrition should play an important role in the school lunchroom. After a brief interlude, it seemed like everyone was on the same page ...

Healthy Recipe: Grilled Angel Food Cake

Posted on May 24, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Sacrificing flavor and indulgence has always been linked to "being healthy." However, it is possible to both remain healthy and ...

Bananas: The Super Food Within Everyone’s Grasp

Posted on March 29, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley Bananas are a perennial herb and their fruit is considered a berry. A bunch of bananas is referred to as a hand. A single banana is a ...

Eating Organically… Tips From the Nurse

Posted on March 22, 2012 by Vicki Ross This month’s patient profile discusses the importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet. Another thing that you can do to help with ...

Know Your Nutrients: Organic Chocolate

Posted on March 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Did you know that chocolate is a healthy super food and that it is full of antioxidants? Not only does chocolate benefit your heart, it ...

Go Organic!

Posted on March 13, 2012 by Dr. Jennifer Kaumeyer The best start to creating a healthier and happier life is to commit to healthy eating. Making changes in our eating habits can be ...