The Healing Power of a Heart-Healthy Diet

Consumer Reports released it’s recommendations for a healthy heart which includes very specific guidelines regarding your diet. The age old advice of low salt and low fat are no longer. Instead follow these practical uncomplicated guidelines to reduce your risk of heart disease by 30% (similar to taking cholesterol lowering drugs). A true heart-healthy diet can […]

Spring is Allergy Season

Spring is Allergy Season Get relief for spring allergies!  To minimize exposure to allergens take these steps: Keep your car’s ventilation system on re-circulate. This will prevent some of the pollen from entering the vehicle.  Some cars have a pollen filter.  Make sure you change it before and after each pollen season. Change your in-home […]

Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism is diagnosed based on criteria from a diagnostic manual of mental disorders however, it is increasingly clear that many of these symptoms are medical – not psychological. Because children with autism-spectrum disorder have health issues that are very complex, individualized dietary changes and nutritional supplements can make profound improvements. Specific alternative medical tests can […]

Thyroid Disease

Mild thyroid failure is a common problem in the US-especially in older women. It is estimated that 8%-9% people in America has it and this statistic increases as women age. Physicians usually test thyroid levels with a Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test. True thyroid disease needs to be tested thoroughly with a full thyroid panel […]