by: Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA With Breast Cancer Awareness Month still in effect, it’s important to discuss not just how to prevent and diagnose breast cancer, but what to do after the diagnosis. How can you optimize your health and strengthen your resolve to not only defeat the disease, … Read more
Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits — I’ve bought so many, the blueberry growers of the world owe me a vote of thanks. But my personal taste aside, blueberries are well known as a rich source of antioxidants and powerful anti-inflammatory compounds. Much of the research has focused on … Read more
Yup. It’s that time of year again… Your pharmacy or doctor has probably already tried to push the flu shot on you. Especially if you’re 65 or older. It turns out flu shots were only 9 percent effective last year against the H3N2 virus in adults over 65 years of … Read more
We must understand that the fully-grown human body consists of ± 75 trillion cells. each of us was only one cell strong, when our father and mother’s cells merged and a special DNA code was written to produce a unique and special individual. we need nutrients / building blocks for … Read more
By Dr. Mercola A compound in broccoli, glucosinolate, produces a metabolite called sulforaphane that is responsible for many of broccoli’s health-promoting properties. Sulforaphane has been shown to have anti-diabetic and antimicrobial properties, and also kills cancer stem cells, which strikes to the heart of tumor malignancy. It can also significantly … Read more
We would like to do everything possible to keep our blood pressure levels under control. Unfortunately, one of the most important, yet simple step is eating the right foods. This is one of the most effective techniques to controlling your blood pressure.
Vitamin D Could Prevent 90 Percent of Breast Cancers heories linking vitamin D deficiency to cancer have been tested and confirmed in more than 200 epidemiological studies, and understanding of its physiological basis stems from more than 2,500 laboratory studies.
FIRST STEP: THREE-DAY SUGAR FIX For sugar lovers, three days without sweet stuff can seem like forever. But it’s an essential part of the sugar detox diet because when you go three days without any sugar, your palate readjusts. When you eat an apple after the three-day period, you’ll think … Read more
Cereal is, by and large, one of the worst foods for your waistline, and your health. There are of course a few rare exceptions (like some of the cereals in the Ezekiel 4:9R line from the good folks at Food for LifeR) but when it comes to the “regular” boxes … Read more
By Dr. Mercola A recent article by CNN1 lists 25 ways to get healthier. Some of the suggestions certainly have merit, but it was more noteworthy for the many ridiculous tips they included, and some of the crucially important ones they neglected. Actually, no surprises there, as the media is a … Read more