Author Archives: Joseph Antell, NC

Joseph’s Journey Through Cancer

In April 2007, I was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma, a non-Hodgkin’s, large B-cell cancer. As a committed practitioner of wholistic health for 35 years prior to my diagnosis, you can imagine how opposed I was to the standard medical approach of cancer treatment: cutting (surgery), burning (radiation), and poisoning (chemotherapy). Fortunately, my cancer was slow-growing. […]

Understanding Cholesterol Isn’t Rocket Science

Cholesterol, a waxy fat-like substance, is essential for making every cell membrane and structure throughout the human body, and is also crucial for protecting the nerve sheath. It plays a vital role in the production of hormones; it is the first step in making vitamin D in our skin; and it is essential for the […]

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

According to the CDC, 34.2 million people in the United States have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This amounts to 10.5 percent of the population. Moreover, the Diabetes Research Institute estimates than an additional 7 percent have undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes. As far back as the 1950s, Dr. Royal Lee predicted that diabetes would […]

Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) will affect 12 percent of the U.S. population in their lifetime, according to the American Thyroid Association. When the thyroid doesn’t create and release enough hormones into the bloodstream, the metabolism slows down. This causes a variety of symptoms, including tiredness, weight gain, intolerance to cold, anxiety, depression, and high cholesterol. If […]

Hypertension/High Blood Pressure:
A Balanced Approach

High blood pressure (HBP) has three primary causes, yes we must keep in mind that any one or two of these factors, or even all three at once, can be the area of concern. Let’s review each of these primary causes, and I’ll discuss how changing certain harmful habits and taking some recommended supplements can […]

Practitioners’ Adjuvant Nutritional Protocols:
Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

Osteoporosis is a condition where bones, especially the spine, hips and wrists, become weak and brittle. Osteopenia marks the first stage of bone density loss, when they begin losing “mass” (or thickness) and break down. This condition results when resorption of bone becomes greater than the production (new creation) of bone. Osteoporosis is more common […]