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The Building Blocks of Detox

Most people think that doing a detoxification program is for "health nuts", or perhaps exclusively for the child who accidentally ingests a household poison. What we forget to realize sometimes is that regular, small doses of mildly harmful substances (such as caffeine, sugar, pollution, pesticides, second-hand...

The Fault in the Flintstone

All dietary supplements are made equal. All supplement-producing companies are trustworthy. Your daily diet is so healthful that you don't need supplements anyway. I wish that this were true. The truth is that, like all manufactured commodities, quality of products vary. The truth is that some...

The Invisible Health Hazard

  How do you avoid a health hazard that you can't see, taste, smell or hear, and most people can't even feel? This stealthy culprit is called Electromagnetic Radiation, and it has been a controversial topic in regards to safety and risk since the Digital Revolution...

Our “Swell” Friend

In the conventional world of medicine, inflammation has gotten a bad rap! What many people don't know is that inflammation occurs due to the body experiencing a trauma - this could be a visible, physical trauma, or trauma at the cellular level.  The inflammatory response...

The Fitness Myth

Crossfit, P90X, Insanity - When did the model for being healthy and fit become all about pushing the limits of your body? There seems to be a modern, accepted truth that the crazier the workout is, the more beneficial it is, and the more praise...

Thank God for Sickness

THANK GOD FOR SICKNESS The human body is a complex and beautiful machine. Just a few examples ...

Dihydrogen Monoxide

Did you know that approximately 60% of your body is made of dihydrogen monoxide? “What is this mysterious chemical” you ask? You may know it by another name –  WATER! The majority of our bodies are made of water, but the important thing to remember...