Monthly Archives: April 2012

More GMO being forced on us… Dow wants to put out a GMO corn that will be tolerant to highly toxic 2,4-D herbicide.  Wonderful!  Not only will we be exposed to this very toxic chemical when it blows in the wind onto us and onto … Continue reading

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Vitamin D: What is all the fuss about?

For once the fuss is correct, ie, adequate vitamin D is essential for healthy living.  Deficiency of this vitamin is associated with increased risk of bone fractures, even in teenagers, cancer of the bowel, breast, and prostate, and death from any … Continue reading

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Announcing My New Website

We are EXCITED to announce my new website!  It features a totally new look, easy navigation, and direct access to my blog, Staying Healthy in a Challenging World. I have decided to keep my blog up to date instead … Continue reading

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Homeopathy: An Old Approach Gets New Validation

Thank you to the Natural News guy for Dana Ullman’s article on the book-long report by the Swiss government about the effectiveness of homeopathy.   The Swiss government has decided that  “homeopathic treatment is both effective and cost-effective and that homeopathic … Continue reading

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Obesity: It Isn’t Just What You Eat

Many of my patients have complained to me about how hard it is for them to lose weight.  I empathize greatly.  Several factors seem to be involved. The first is hormones:  There is an epidemic of women, especially, suffering with … Continue reading

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Is that chicken safe to eat?

When we eat chicken and other animal products, what are we really eating?  Chicken feathers are ground up to make “chicken meal” which is used in fertilizer and feed for other animals.  The analogy I take from this is if … Continue reading

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Not Celiac but Can’t Eat Gluten?

The Westin A. Price Foundation ( is a wonderful source of information pertaining to healthy living.  One of their home economists, Sarah Pope, has a series of videos with clues about preparing foods that support us and our nutritional needs … Continue reading

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