Category Archives: Practitioner’s Corner

Cholesterol Is Good

Heart disease is personal for me and my family. I held my father’s hand as he passed away from his second heart attack. And yes, Dad was taking a statin drug in an effort to prevent that second attack. Statins, prescribed to lower cholesterol, have become the bestselling class of drugs in history—based on a […]

Patient’s Guide to the Use of Natural Medicine

The term “natural medicine” refers to any nutritional supplement or herbal formula used for a therapeutic purpose. Natural medicines differ from pharmaceutical drugs in that they are naturally occurring, are not synthetic chemicals, and when used properly are relatively free of adverse reactions. However, these formulas are still medicines. When used inappropriately, they can cause […]

Vitamin Supplements: How Much Vs. What Kind

Today’s world of vitamin supplements is full of confusion and contradiction! For an example of what I mean, read this article I shared on Facebook. The article, about calcium and heart issues, made me realize once again that the emphasis of almost all vitamin research is placed on how much of any particular vitamin you […]

The Benefits of Effective Liver Detoxification

One of the most powerful liver cleansers is the juice of the grass grown from wheat berries. The Causes of Toxicity The liver is an essential part of your body’s ability to neutralize and eliminate toxins. In this regard, it is like the oil filter in your car. Over time, several factors can make the […]

Is a Vitamin an Antioxidant?

©Mark Anderson January 26, 2008 1. A vitamin is a biochemical substance from food that is essential for human/animal life. The functional forms and complexity of vitamins can differ according to animal species. a. Vitamins from food do not contribute to carcinogenesis or impair immune function. 2. An antioxidant is a substance made by plants […]