Category Archives: Functional Medicine

Eight Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies

With 50 million Americans suffering from allergies, it is no wonder that there are so many drug choices to treat the symptoms.[1]  A nationwide survey found that 54.6 percent of all US citizens test positive for one or more allergens.[2]  … Continue reading

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Winterize your Immune System with these Superimmunity Foods

Every year as winter rolls around, we fear the cold or flu that will knock us off our feet for a week.  The winter season brings with its cooler temperatures, a wide array of cold and flu viruses that make … Continue reading

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Rebuttal to Vitamin E Study and Increased Prostate Cancer Risk

Life Extension posted a rebuttal to the SELECT study.  I think it’s interesting to read their viewpoint, so I posted here for my readers.

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Rebuttal to the Recent Study on Supplements and Mortality in Older Women

So should you take any supplements?  The answer to this question cannot be based on broad generalizations made from singular studies.  I believe this is an ongoing conversation with your doctor, who hopefully sees him or herself as a team … Continue reading

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Start a Medicinal Herb Garden with These 5 Essential Herbs

See my latest post on Ecomii.com‘s Food and Health blog: Start a Medicinal Herb Garden with These 5 Essential Herbs.  You can grow your own medicinal herbs right in your backyard.  Preparing fresh herbs may offer higher potency than you … Continue reading

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Seven Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Read my most recent post on Ecomii Food and Health Blog.  Learn natural ways to help reduce seasonal allergy symptoms due to environmental allergens.  Click here: Seven Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies.

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Food as Medicine Conference 2010

Stuck in a holding pattern, due to inclement weather flying back from Washington D.C. to New York LGA, I have an opportunity to reflect on this weekend’s conference.  Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”  … Continue reading

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