The idea of therapeutic fasting is not new. Every religious text and many philosophers from ancient Greece fasted for certain periods of time. ” I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency” – Plato In fact, I was introduced to the therapeutic benefits of fasting about twenty years ago when I read the books: Rational… [Read More]

I love chicken, I admit. Furthermore, and a bit more embarrassing since I teach and preach health, I love fried chicken – fried drumsticks to be exact. Argh! (that was painful). But I cant remember the last time I had any. Maybe it’s just selective memory. The reason why I don’t have much of the… [Read More]

Many studies, not all, have associated egg consumption to aggressive prostate cancer. That’s a doozy since eggs are a staple diet for most and a preferred source of protein for many. Let’s take a look at the scientific data regarding egg consumption and prostate cancer. In The Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS), a study observing… [Read More]

While many reading this may have already gotten the flu, others have not are yet in the clear until May. The flu this year is no joke. It’s killed more kids this year than any other time in recent history. The recent flu is an H3N2 strain that’s particularly aggressive and was not successfully prevented… [Read More]

  About the Super Bowl, you are either excited to watch the game and root for your favorite team, looking forward to watching the halftime show with Justin Timberlake or you couldn’t care less about the whole thing. Oh yes, the commercials are a big draw too. Some of you may not even know what… [Read More]

What’s a dietary supplement? The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) defined a dietary supplement as either a vitamin, mineral, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes that people consume by mouth to supplement a diet in the effort to improve health. They come in the form of capsules, tablet, and powder. 1. Dietary supplements… [Read More]

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