Understanding Eastern and Western Medicine

Dr. Galland says that eastern medicine weighs heavily on balance in ones diet and life, balancing out the effects of western medicine, giving one a potentially more well-rounded, efficient solution to medical problems.

Arthritis Pain Relief: Can Nutrition and Supplements Help

Arthritis — inflammation of the joints — is the most common cause of disability in the U.S., affecting 43 million people and limiting physical activity in almost 19 million every year.  Arthritis medications are among the most highly prescribed drugs in the world. Although they may be effective at controlling symptoms, they have considerable side Read More »

What Diet Is Right For You?

When it comes to dieting, it’s very important to find the right diet specific to your body. I shared some advice to those who seek out diets like the Paleo diet and explain the secret to dieting is to knowing what one’s body needs.

The Hidden Epidemic Of Lyme Disease

It is time we took a serious look at Lyme disease. If not treated early and appropriately, infection with Lyme can produce chronic disease that can cause severe pain, debilitating fatigue, reduced quality of life andneurological problems such as impaired memory and concentration. The CDC now recognizes that more than 300,000 new infections occur every Read More »

How Dieting and Supplements Affect the Brain

I stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss important topics trending today in health, including dieting, supplements, and how they affect the brain. Here I explain that the brain needs the most energy out of any part of the body. I suggest what’s good for your heart is, for the most part, good for your brain. Also, remember to most importantly Read More »

Why is Nutrition Important?

Why is Nutrition Important? The answer goes beyond “You are what you eat.” Nutrition is important because it fuels your body and gives you chemical building blocks like amino acids for making protein and calcium and magnesium for building bones and teeth. It provides fatty acids for building the membranes of cells and their components. The vitamins Read More »

Live and Let Diet: What Hurts and What Helps

What we eat on a regular basis can contribute to various conditions.  A major way diet impacts health is the case of obesity, diabetes and related diseases. Here we look at other dietary patterns that can cause problems. Learn which dietary patterns contribute to conditions, and what can help: Diets high in sugar and white starch increase the risk of Read More »

List of Healthy Food Choices

Taking care of yourself is not only about pills—the vitamins, supplements and medications that you take. It’s also about eating right, making healthier choices for your body. To get started, we made a list of healthy food choices—stuff that has been getting a lot of attention for its health benefits. Like the antioxidants in pomegranates, Read More »

An Oil Change for Arthritis

Here is a quick look at some nutritional approaches to rheumatoid arthritis, a severe type of inflammatory arthritis. There are several dietary patterns that can help with arthritis: The first is following an anti-inflammatory dietary pattern: eating food that is high in fiber (vegetables and whole grains) and high in omega 3 fats (fish, beans, walnuts) Read More »

Fish Oil and Cardio Health

Fish oil can help increase the chances of survival for people with heart disease, according to research published in the British Medical Journal. There have been numerous studies on the potential benefits of fish oil supplements for people who have coronary heart disease. Reviews of the published results indicate that taking fish oil supplements could help decrease the risk Read More »