Posts made in October, 2008

Vitamin D and Children

I was reading an article in our local paper today on the benefits of Vitamin D and children. Many of you may already have read about the benefits of Vitamin D in the prevention and recovery of women with Breast Cancer, or the studies done on Parkinson’s and Diabetes. Now, leading pediatricians say children from newborns to teens should double the usually recommended amount of Vitamin D. There is evidence that it may actually prevent serious...

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Lipitor Risks Vs. Benefits

Today’s topic is heart disease and statins such as Lipitor. Business Week has run some very fine and pointed articles about the practice of prescribing these in every increasing numbers. I am including some dates and article titles you will find interesting. From the glowing results touted in the Lipitor ads you would think that this drug is beyond criticism. Let’s take a closer look. The January 17, 2008 article states that the incidence of...

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Adrenal Answers

Due to many factors adrenal disorders are epidemic today. Diets high in food additives, trans-fats, refined carbohydrates and synthetic sweeteners play a huge role in the depletion of adrenal gland stores. Couple that with the constant stress of daily living and you have a recipe for adrenal disaster! The adrenals and pituitary glands are small but key to all hormone regulation in the body. When they become depleted drastic hormonal shifts must...

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Feed your Head

Metagenics has come out with a wonderful product to support healthy brain function. Aging is a natural part of our life cycle but no one wants to age prematurely or loose any cognitive function of our brains. CogniSure seems to have an easy solution to some of these concerns. The Metagenics product is an all natural, proline-rich polypeptide complex derived from bovine colostrum (the first milk after birth). This rich polypeptide complex has...

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Serene, Travacor, SerenePlus

I get many phone calls from people who are doing their best to feel better but are frustrated with the marginal results they are getting with their current health regimen. Unfortunately they have neither lab tests which can help target their issues nor a doctor who is willing to work with them. If they do find a doctor they begin with a plethora of vitamins and minerals grouping them together hoping to hit the problem. This ultimately leads to...

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