The Battle Going on Inside of You

Did you know that the thought of “catching a cold” is not the whole story? Yes, exposure to germs that make their way into your body through breathing or your mouth is part of the equation. However, there are also many kinds of germs – bacteria, virus and fungal living inside of you, waiting for . . . → Read More: The Battle Going on Inside of You

Simple Steps to Boost Your Immune System

Here are some simple, yet effective steps you can take to keep your immune system healthy and therefore greatly reducing your risks for colds & flu: SLEEP (7-9 hours/night) There is a reason why the days are shorter in the winter. Take advantage of your natural body clock. Sleep is healing when you consistently get . . . → Read More: Simple Steps to Boost Your Immune System

Probiotics in Children (Kilger, Hanaway, & Cohrssen, 2007)

This article serves as a review of a great deal of research worldwide on the issue of probiotics use in children. It has been demonstrated that the development of a healthy gastrointestinal flora is vital for a healthy immune and digestive function in children. The authors present the development and function of the gut flora . . . → Read More: Probiotics in Children (Kilger, Hanaway, & Cohrssen, 2007)

The Wholism of Holistic

If you have ever said, “My health was great until ______. Ever since then, it seems like it is one thing after another”, then you have experienced the wholism of holistic health. It used to be that we intuitively knew that sick was just sick and health was more than the ability to make it . . . → Read More: The Wholism of Holistic

Cancer Tears

I am sitting outside on a beautiful sunny day shedding more than a few tears over a woman, my age, who has advanced pancreatic cancer. Mid-forties, four small children, husband. I don’t even really know her. She is the wife of a my husband’s college friend and we have not even seen him since our . . . → Read More: Cancer Tears

My Journey… from Antagonism to Confidence

At age 31 with 2 small children, I had a very close friend with very different beliefs about health and wellness. While I was proud of my selection of pediatricians (a teaching M.D. at Mt. Sinai in New York), she was proud of rubbing garlic on her baby’s feet! Now this and many other idiosyncrasies . . . → Read More: My Journey… from Antagonism to Confidence

Empty Harvest, Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Mark Anderson

The subtitle, understanding the link between out food, our immunity and our planet, summarizes the mission of Jensen and Anderson in creating an awareness of the intimate relationship between our food supply, our health and environmental issues that concern us today. They provide a clear and compelling case that healthy soil delivers healthy crops that . . . → Read More: Empty Harvest, Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Mark Anderson

A New Start

The thought of starting a new Doctoral program at age 43 that will require a minimum of three years can be overwhelming on some days. It is a long story, but I was finished with the coursework of a PhD program after two years and ready to begin the dissertation research when the school suddenly . . . → Read More: A New Start

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