Guest article written by Dr. Rose Thomas, Board Certified Doctor of Naturopathy Have you Ever Questioned Whether Radiation or X-Ray is Safe? Recently, the good, bad and ugly regarding mammograms has been discussed among breast cancer organizations. It is important we are fully informed as we make health care choices for ourselves and our loved […]
Have you ever stopped to consider the nutritional content of the foods you eat? This article will challenge you to think outside of what conventional notions have taught us about nutrition and eating – and especially regarding what we learn from when we are young and attending school. It argues that what medical doctors and […]
Although our modern world offers a wealth of various technologies and conveniences which promise to make our lives easier, we are paying a heavy price due to the toxins and chemicals we are now exposed to that previous generations were not. We are the first generation of humans (since the 1940’s) to have exposure to […]
For years we’ve heard why we should always eat breakfast in the morning. It’s not a new concept. However, for years I believed that I didn’t have to eat a full-course meal in order to start my day off right or to feel prepared for the coming day’s demands. I used to make tea and […]
In the last thirty years, ADD, autism, and related “ailments” have become an increasingly popular diagnosis in the doctor’s office when parents present their children for treatment. It often starts in the classroom, where a child is singled out by the teacher and is brought to the attention of the parents. Teachers will report that […]
The Cure For Obesity
The fight with obesity goes on and on, particularly in industrialized countries where the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles, toxins in the environment, and consumption of processed food are at all time highs. It is responsible for a myriad of serious health problems from heart disease, hypertension, kidney failure, diabetes, and high cholesterol, to name just […]
Put aside your purely sentimentalist views about corn, including your ideal Sunday dinner on the farm. Corn is in everything we eat…from meat to cereals to drinks to coffee, from breads to pasta, from the McDonald’s meal you grab in the drive-through to so-called “organic” eggs. In fact, in the average grocery store, of more […]
Why Buy Local?
Although Globalization may be the wave of the future, it is not the best choice for health. Here’s why… Let’s say it’s winter time and you are in the grocery store looking for fresh vegetables and fruits. In many regions, a good variety of produce is not readily available and so the method of bringing […]
What Is Going On In The World?
There is so much to do and see in our world…technology, media, events, concerts, shows, movies, video games, parties, book signings. How do we balance it all out? How do we decide what is important? What are our priorities? Is health a priority in our lives? Many of us think health is very important and […]