Fitness, Not Fatness, Predicts How Long You Live

Fitness, not fatness, predicts how long you live

  • May 19, 2015

We’ve long been told if we want to be healthier and live longer we need to drop the pounds, but turns out being fit is the best predictor for longevity, even if you’re overweight. A team of researchers examined a collection of…

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FDA Sued Over Gluten In Medications; Protect Yourself

FDA sued over gluten in medications; protect yourself

  • May 13, 2015

A man with celiac disease is suing the FDA, demanding they take action on the undisclosed use of wheat in an estimated 150 different prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Although about 1 percent of the population suffers from celiac disease, vastly more…

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How Humane Is Your Bacon?

How Humane Is Your Bacon?

  • May 12, 2015

I just listened to a Fresh Air interview with Barry Estabrook and am looking forward to reading this book. Pork is, in his opinion, "the best meat we can eat, or the very worst." As omnivores, he says, we have…

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Why Diets Don’t Work And What You Can Do About It

Why diets don’t work and what you can do about it

  • May 6, 2015

After studying dieting for 20 years, a researcher concluded diets simply don’t work, a fact countless Americans have spent 20-plus years of their own lives validating. Why? Dieting is constructed around faulty principles that defy human biology and psychology. The “calories in…

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Why Are Girls Going Through Puberty So Early?

Why are girls going through puberty so early?

  • April 21, 2015

In the 1800s the average girl didn’t hit puberty until she was 15. Today the average age of puberty is 12, while the numbers of children showing signs of puberty before age 10 is at all time high and rising. We have…

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Hashimoto’s Not Improving? Here Are 10 Reasons Why

Hashimoto’s not improving? Here are 10 reasons why

  • April 14, 2015

For some, managing autoimmune Hashimoto’s is as easy as going gluten-free. For others, it requires trial and error to find the triggers. And for those with severe or multiple autoimmune disorders, symptom management requires a conscious, lifelong approach to diet…

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Moody And Need Meds Or Just A Healthy, Normal Female?

Moody and need meds or just a healthy, normal female?

  • April 8, 2015

Do you feel you need anti-depressants or anti-anxiety medications, or has your doctor said you do? Although true depression or anxiety disorders need management, many women are misled into believing they need treatment for what is actually normal behavior. Women…

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Lyme Disease- An Inspiring 10 Minutes

Lyme Disease- an inspiring 10 minutes

  • March 29, 2015

Rarely have I seen such a wonderful encapsulation of the power of a complex, individualized approach to medicine. Since I am undergoing training with Innovative Medicine — the organization that Ben Ahrens works for — I have great respect for…

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