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So the New Year rolls around and we shift our attention to…New Year, New Me!  We start the dieting process, finally pick up those dumbbells and hope to shed the winter pounds.  Most of us however don’t realize how a lack of sleep contributes to...

Are you suffering from a hormone-dependent cancer such as breast or prostate or simply want to prevent it?   Certain hormones and their metabolites act to promote growth of the respective tumor cells.  The goals of treatment are to reduce the hormones themselves and/or to optimize...

Yes it’s that time again, your eyes begin to itch, your nose is runny and the sneezing does not stop.  You turn to antihistamines to stop the madness, but have you thought about what’s really behind your allergy symptoms.  Yes symptoms, that’s exactly what an...

Whether in the store or the library, you hear the sounds of sniffles and coughs resonating in the background.  When the flu shows its true colours it’s time to consider simple alternative ways to combat this bug and keep it at bay every season. Avoid...

I bet you have heard the expression “You are what you Eat”, well I like to think that we are what we absorb and so here are some tips on how to optimize your digestive and absorbing capabilities. It is very important to time your meals...

Ever wondered which foods can aggravate those suffering from skin disorders? Most improvement in psoriasis symptoms may occur with elimination of citrus fruits, nuts, corn, milk, coffee, tomato, soda, and pineapple. In eczema, eggs and cow’s milk are the most common allergens.  Find out about...

Osteoporosis is a common occurrence in today’s world.   It is a state of decreased bone mass which leads to bone fragility and consequently an increase in fracture risk. Female gender is said to be a risk factor for osteoporosis, as is petite body frame, sedentary...

Suffering from chronic urinary bladder infections? Cranberry juice is an effective treatment option when used at the onset of infection.  Components in cranberry juice have been shown to reduce the ability of the bacteria (E. coli) to adhere to the lining of the bladder and...

You may have heard that melatonin is the great alternative to sleep medications, but did you know that melatonin is also a powerful agent in cancer?  In appropriate doses and in certain cancers, melatonin has been shown to increase tumor cell killing, decrease metabolic wasting...

Ever wondered what the secret to healthy aging is?  We all hear about increasing our intake of fruits and vegetables to promote antioxidant status but what about our hormones? The answer is DHEA; this amazing adrenal hormone acts as a precursor to steroid hormones such...