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Corn Syrup, Is it Really Just Like Sugar?

by in Diabetes, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, High Blood Pressure, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sugar, Weight Gain January 30, 2009

The Corn Industry is spending massive amounts of advertising dollars trying to convince us that high-fructose-corn syrup is just as “good for you” as sugar. But does it really matter? Let’s talk to Dr. Scott Olsen about the differences between sugar and high-fructose-corn-syrup. In your medical opinion…what is worse:  Sugar or high fructose corn syrup? […]

Chocolate Chips Better than Viagra?

by in Anti-Aging, Antioxidants, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Erectile Dysfunction, Fruits and Veggies, High Blood Pressure, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Men's Health, Preventative Medicine, Whole Foods Diet November 19, 2008

Are chocolate chips better than Viagra? According to Journal of Nutrition’s latest September and October issues, chocolate has some pretty exciting therapeutic potential. If you want to avoid being on “the little blue pill” you should consider taking a daily dose of the little brown pill. That’s right—50-200 chocolate chips a day may prevent the […]

Fish Oil vs Flax Oil? The Great Debate

by in Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cholesterol, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Immune Support, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Mercury, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis April 14, 2008

One of the greatest flaws in the Standard American Diet (SAD) is a lack of omega-3 fatty acids. Repleting this deficiency typically improves memory and mental functioning as well as corrects a gamut of other annoying health problems. The reason for this is that these essential oils are necessary for proper brain functioning, immune function, […]

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

by in Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Inflammation, Injury Care, Lupus, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens February 29, 2008

Who should be on the anti-inflammatory diet?  Well– just about everyone! Anyone with arthritis, chronic pain, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or sjogrens, as well as those looking to slow the aging process and disease prevention will benefit from an […]

Coenzyme Q10

by in Antioxidants, Cholesterol, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Kitchen Sink, Vitamins February 20, 2008

Coenzyme Q10 or “CoQ10”, also known as ubiquinone, is an anti-oxidant that is essential for mitochondrial energy production and may play a role in cellular defense against oxidative damage. A growing body of research shows that using a coenzyme Q10 supplement alone or in combination with other therapies may be beneficial in the treatment of […]