Most Recent Articles
07/27/03 - Equipment for the Healthy Kitchen
Take a glimpse inside the kitchen of a health-conscious home chef and learn what equipment you need to make healthy cooking easier.
07/15/03 - What to Drink
Patients often tell me that it is difficult to drink enough fluids throughout the day. They don't want to interrupt their work by getting up to fill their glass or go to the bathroom, or they just simply forget to drink. Learn what to drink and what to avoid.
07/05/03 - Eleven Highest-Radiation Cell Phones
Want to know the eleven highest- and lowest-radiation cellphones? Find out how your cellphone compares to others and learn what you can do to reduce your radiation exposure.
06/27/03 - Intuitive Eating
The SAD diet (standard American diet) really is sad. Most of us consume so much damaged fat, toxic chemicals, sugar, and processed, unhealthy foods that we lose touch with what our bodies really need. Eating should be an intuitive process.
06/27/03 - Getting Started on a Real Foods Diet
A key step to healthy living is trading your SAD (standard American diet) diet for a diet based on real, unprocessed foods. Here are step-by-step guidelines to help you get started.
06/18/03 - My Daily Health Regimen
Many people ask me what supplements and foods I take to stay healthy. Over the years, I've fine-tuned my diet and supplements and am now on a plan that makes me feel great. Your optimal health plan will be different from mine, so please do not take supplements before consulting a health care practitioner.
06/03/03 - Non-Toxic Household Cleaning
Chemical cleaners do much to undermine our health and environment. Many of you have written to me asking about alternatives to home chemical cleaners. Here are some of my favorite non-toxic alternatives. Please try them and encourage your family and friends to do the same.
05/21/03 - Eye Strengthening Exercises - How to Prevent Eyestrain
If you spend your day looking at the computer screen, these eye exercises can help to counteract the eyestrain and help prevent headaches. Click here for easy step-by-step instructions.
05/05/03 - Eye Strengthening Exercises - Yoga For the Eyes
If you are one of the many people who spend their days staring at the computer screen, these yoga eye exercises are for you. Prolonged visual focus and concentration can deplete eye energy, and these easy-to-follow exercises can help to balance the strain.
04/20/03 - Computer Vision Syndrome
Do you have eyestrain, dry, irritated eyes and blurry vision after hours at the computer? You may have Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Read this article to learn about the causes of CVS and what you can do about it.
04/07/03 - Natural Remedies for SARS
With the fear of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) growing, many people are turning to natural remedies for prevention and treatment. But are these precautions necessary?
03/26/03 - Skin Cleansing and Detox
Approximately 10% of body elimination occurs through the skin. Find out all about skin cleansing and detox techniques that can help the body eliminate toxic chemicals.
03/12/03 - Gas and Flatulence
Any way you pass it, excessive gas is no fun. It can cause social embarrassment and even discomfort and pain when accompanied by intestinal bloating. Find out the causes of excessive gas and bloating and learn about treatment strategies.
02/26/03 - How to Do a Digestive System Cleanse
This digestive system cleanse is suited for first-timers, as a pre-cleanse before a fast, for people with mild digestive symptoms, or as a general preventative measure.
02/20/03 - Physiology of the Digestive System
Read this primer on the digestive system before starting a cleanse.
02/12/03 - Basics of a Detoxification Diet
Detoxification is a natural process occurring on a continual basis in the body. With the modern diet being what it is, the enormous number of chemicals we ingest daily, and the increase in chronic degenerative diseases, many people believe that regular detoxification is necessary. In this first part of our series on detoxification, we cover the basics and answer some common questions.
02/05/03 - How to Make a Castor Oil Pack
Castor oil packs are used a traditional home treatment used to increase lymphatic circulation, reduce inflammation and swelling, and improve digestion, and during detoxification. Read these simple instructions on how to make a castor oil pack.
01/30/03 - Are You Consuming Too Much Vitamin A?
Recent studies have found that too much vitamin A is associated with an increased risk of fracture. Find out the dietary sources to watch out for, and additional measures you can take to protect your bones!
01/15/03 - Cold Day Congee
On a cold winter day, there is nothing quite like a hot bowl of congee to warm your body. This rice-based porridge recipe contains herbs, spices, and vegetables to boost the immune system and tonify the body. Try this tasty recipe!
01/07/03 - Survey: Consumers misinformed about supplement regulation
The results of a nationwide telephone survey of 1,010 adults were published in a recent issue of Harris Interactive Health Care News. Here are some of the highlights of the survey.