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Scientists Urging Obama to End Natural Medicine Research?

by in American Sickcare System, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine March 19, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Please contact your local congress if you want to help support natural medicine research that is currently at risk, and while you are at it, please tell Presdent Obama that he should include preventative medicine providers such as Naturopaths, Chiropracters, Acupuncturists, and so forth in his new “Universal” health care plan. […]

Amen to the Obesity Tax, Let’s Just Call it Something Else

by in American Sickcare System, Diabetes, Fast Food, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Osteoporosis, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Loss March 2, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Honestly, I’m not sure if the NY officials in charge of the “Obesity Tax” truly intend to call it thus, or if the media has just coined the phrase. However, there are many more causes than just soda when it comes to obesity. And there are many more ills upon society […]

Twenty Tips for Better Sleep

by in American Sickcare System, Anti-Aging, Holistic Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sleep February 11, 2009

Are you not sleeping well at  night?  Sleep is critical for optimal health as it is one of the four pillars of health. Long-term health depends on the regeneration that occurs during deep sleep. Growth hormone, or the “anti-aging” hormone, is secreted during sleep, which stimulates tissue regeneration, liver cleansing, muscle building, break down of […]

How are you Voting for your Health?

by in American Sickcare System, Discipline, Environmental Medicine, Holistic Tips, Kitchen Sink, Life Coaching, Motivation, Preventative Medicine November 11, 2008

Call me old fashioned but I refuse to vote by absentee ballot. I just love Election Day, and to me there is something really special about driving to the same elementary school year after year and filling out my ballot alongside everyone else in my community. There is that certain spirit in the air. That […]

55 Healthy & Cheap School Lunch Ideas

by in American Sickcare System, Attention Deficit Disorder, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Pediatrics September 21, 2008

I smelled it in the air the other night. That first cold crisp taste of autumn after a hot summer day. That nervous tension quivering around me. That bustling sensation in the air that can only be caused by millions of children and parents simultaneously scrambling to gather last minute glue sticks, scissors, trapper keepers, […]

Olive Oil: New Research Shows it Prevents DNA Damage

by in American Sickcare System, Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Heart Disease, Kitchen Sink, Olive Oil, Omega-6 Oils, Preventative Medicine, Research September 18, 2008

Wow! Olive oil prevents DNA damage, how exciting. Why should we care about this? Because DNA damage caused by inflammation is essentially the biochemical mother of all disease. In an article recently published in the August 2008 “Journal of American Nutrition”, researchers concluded that olive oil likely prevents cancer and aging by protecting DNA from […]