Gotta Go Too Often?

  If you are one of those folks who needs to urinate more frequently than most, there is a reason. Or let me say, many reasons. One of them could be an irritated bladder. Here are some of the stimulants that aggravate the bladder: sweet dried fruit; condiments, such as soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, mayo, because they contain acids or … Read More

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Itchy skin & watery eyes? You could have allergies!

  An allergy is an abnormal reaction to something in your environment or to a food you eat. Triggers are called allergens. The allergens in food are somewhat of a mystery to medical science. It is largely unknown why some food proteins are more allergenic than others. Allergies are labeled, identified, and classified by how, and to what degree, the … Read More

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Healthy Skin: Tips for Acne Issues

In a previous post on Acne, Aging and Attitude, I mentioned the causes of acne. Now I would like to offer helpful suggestions to deal with the issue. Dietary Changes for Healthy Skin A good starting point for cleaning the interior of the body and preventing most incoming toxins is improving the diet. Eat as many living, organic foods as … Read More

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Dangers of Benzene – The Facts

Have you ever received an email from a well-meaning friend passing on information that appeared credible on the surface, but turned out to have little real basis in fact? I received one such email about the dangers of high benzene levels inside hot cars. At first blush it appeared to be credible, but on further investigation the majority of the … Read More

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Allergic to peanuts? Help is on the way!

I travel quite a bit and came across a newspaper article about a “new” approach to people with peanut allergies. What really struck me is that this new approach is similar to something we have been recommending in the health food industry for years. Admittedly, however, not for food but for airborne allergies. What is generally suggested as a way … Read More

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Arthritis? The Right Diet Can Help

What can you do about Arthritis? The first thing I always recommend is a dietary change. It’s not that the diet caused arthritis directly. Uric acid, a by-product of nucleic acid metabolism (the metabolism of DNA and RNA) can aggravate it. Uric acid crystals circulating in the bloodstream may damage the synovial membrane of the joints. When that happens the lubricating … Read More

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