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Coronary and Carotid Artery Plaque: What is the Cause?

Most people and even physicians will have the knee-jerk response that the plaque found in the coronary and carotid arteries is filled with cholesterol. If you have read my past articles we now understand that cholesterol is laid down as a Band-Aid...

Corn: Potential Health Problem

by Dr. Peter Osborne (Gluten Free Society) Many gluten free products use corn as an assumed safe grain substitute. Are you buying into this myth? Gluten Free Society's Stance Corn is a grain. Corn has gluten.  Many believe that corn gluten...

Parkinson’s and Pesticide Toxicity

Pesticides could be responsible for Parkinson's, a neurodegenerative disease. Toxins from such chemicals can increase the risk by up to six times. The seven pesticides tested include: dithiocarbamates (e.g., maneb, ziram), two imidazoles (benomyl,...

Vitamin D: How Much Is Enough?

The verdict is out. We are simply not getting enough Vitamin D. Vitamin D is crucial in every disease from inhibiting cancer and heart diseases to mental disease, recurrent infections, tooth loss, osteoporosis, narcolepsy and auto-immune disease....

The Importance of the Triglyceride/HDL Ratio

The published evidence is quite clear in documenting that the actual total cholesterol level itself is not the most important risk factor of cardiovascular disease. It is the ratio between the level of HDL-"good" cholesterol and total cholesterol...

Study Finds This Product Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk

A study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health linked a higher risk of breast cancer for women using permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener. The risk is more than six times higher for black women. The study in the...

Is Your Brain Shrinking? What You Need to Know

Many of you reading this short article already know that hemoglobin A1C is extremely useful revealing what the "average" blood sugar has been over the previous ninety days.   This is the same standard laboratory measurement used to measure...

Difficulty Losing Fat? This May Be the Cause

Obesity has hit epidemic proportions and the world is desperate to do anything to lose their unwanted fat. Although eating a healthy diet and exercise is paramount to losing fat, there is one little unknown fact that will prevent millions of people...