So you might be thinking — these are all healthy ingredients, so green juice must be healthy, right? Well, not necessarily. Some of the star superfoods in green drinks, like kale and broccoli, maybe hiding a dangerous secret: high levels of heavy metals, particularly thallium.
Recently, a drug called disulfiram has been receiving lots of attention for its broad range of potential uses. So, can one drug deter alcohol use, kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria, treat cancer, and eradicate Lyme disease? Let’s find out.
Even if you don’t like kale, I’m pretty sure you will like those cashew kale chips.
They are crispy, a little salty, and very morish
If there is one disease I ask my patients to have on their minds, it’s type 2 diabetes. According to the 2017 report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million Americans have diabetes (30.3 million) or prediabetes (84.1 million).1 This means that nearly half of Americans have the disease or its precursor.
In the War Against Opioids, We Need Alternatives. Here’s How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Putting Your Life at Risk
“As long as you feel pain, you’re still alive.”
As a doctor, I’ve listened to many patients tell me that pain is a normal part of life. Some may even call it essential.
Seafood: Friend or Foe? Why Seafood is Still Good for You, and What You Can Do to Keep Your Family Safe
If you’re a seafood lover, these headlines along with the already well-known risks of parasites, heavy metals, and chemicals may have you thinking twice before going to a sushi restaurant for date night. So should you stop eating seafood? The simple answer is no, but read on to find out why the benefits of seafood greatly outweigh the risks, and the steps you can take to continue enjoying seafood this summer.
More recently, the scientific and medical communities have been abuzz regarding the topic of gut microbiome due to its potential role as a link between the gut and the heart. Specifically, some believe that a metabolic pathway involving choline and the gut microbiota could contribute to the development of heart disease in humans.
Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases have been gaining more interest in recent years due to the explosion in tick populations, but it’s still rare to see news about ticks going viral. So, is this just another conspiracy theory? Is there any evidence that the U.S. government was involved in starting the Lyme disease epidemic?
Glyphosate toxicity is a topic I’ve written about numerous times. This time we’ll talk specifically about the various ways glyphosate exposure could lead to devastating health consequences, one of which includes pretending to be glycine, an amino acid that is crucial for protein synthesis.
Stir and enjoy this delicious toxin free collagen rich coffee.
Here we’ll discuss phthalates, one of the worst offenders among EDCs, and the latest research on its potential impact on breast cancer risk.
Smoothies are a familiar way to get fruit into your diet. But you can take it one step further by adding veggies and healthy fat. This means you’re not simply getting a dessert disguised as a healthy snack, you’re actually getting several nutrient dense servings of fruit and vegetables.
We live in a toxic world. Microplastics are being found in the fish we eat, pesticides are being applied indiscriminately, and our drinking water seems to be contaminated with an endless number of chemicals and heavy metals. Many of these toxins are known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals. When most people think of toxins, however, the endocrine…
AirPods and other Bluetooth devices have made headlines recently – and it wasn’t because of a new product launch. On March 7th, an article titled “Are AirPods and Other Bluetooth Headphones Safe?” was published on the blogging platform Medium.com. And it went viral. I’ve written about the possible health effects of EMF radiation from cell…
Humanity has been engaged in a decades-long war against superbugs. These drug-resistant microbes threaten our return to a pre-antibiotic era – one in which common infections were often deadly. And so far, drug developers haven’t been able to keep up. In the U.S. alone, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year, leading to anywhere from 23,000 to 150,000 deaths.
This Little-Known Bacterium Could Be The Infectious Cause of Crohn’s Disease – And It Can Be Treated
If you or a loved one has suffered from Crohn’s disease, you may have been told that the exact cause of your misery is still unknown. They might have told you there are many possible causes for Crohn’s disease – age, ethnicity, family history, immunodeficiency, history of NSAIDs use, etc.
If you’ve ever spent time reading about allergies, you might have come across people talking about Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). People with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome often struggle just to obtain a diagnosis – due to the complexity of the disease and the lack of awareness within the mainstream medical community, patients can go months, if not several years, without relief for their illness.
I’ve been obsessed with cauliflower, and love drinking this turmeric tea, but it never occurred to me to combine the two until I saw a photo on Pinterest last week.
Now imagine this happening in your own body. Your connective tissue – the “glue” that helps hold everything in place – is poorly constructed and isn’t strong enough, meaning that your skin and joints can stretch and hyperextend beyond normal human limits. The thought of being super flexible might sound cool, until you realize that it’s not just the limbs that get all jumbled up, your nerves do, too.This is a reality for people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes.
In one way or another, we’re all touched by depression. But if you or a loved one has ever sought help for depression, you’ve probably come across the same textbook explanation: Depression is a result of chemical imbalances in your brain that affect your mood. In other words, depression is “in your head.”