The Western Diet

THE WESTERN DIET KILLS US YET AGAIN…Inflammatory bowel disease is when your body attacks its own gut.  Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s are the biggies.  Not only are these diseases bad enough all on their own, but these conditions are associated with much higher rates of colorectal cancer.  This particular study implicates the Western Diet (high […]

Nuts, Inflammatory Death

WANT TO LIVE LONGER?  EAT MORE OF THESE…  It should come as no surprise that nuts are very good for us.  The fats in them are well known to lower levels of inflammation and do wonders for protecting the heart.  All nuts have benefits, although there are some generalizations.  Almonds and cashews (owing to their […]

Proton-Pump Inhibitors, Cardiovascular

3RD LEADING CLASS OF MEDICATION LINKED TO HEART DISEASE?  Given my understanding of human physiology, I consider the act of digestion and assimilation of nutrients to be one of the most important things that our bodies do.  Off the top of my head, I can list at least 10 things that stomach acid is absolutely […]

New Variant of IBD Observed in Children With Developmental Disorders – (10-30-00)

New Variant of IBD Observed in Children With Developmental Disorders Dr. Andrew Wakefield is truly a pioneer, and yet he has received an indescribable amount of criticism for his studies suggesting a possible link between the mumps vaccine and autism. And yet, like many old pioneers ridiculed by their colleagues, further research is confirming his […]

Role of microecology in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases – (01-18-03)

Role of microecology in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases I had a patient come in yesterday that had spent 10 days in bed from a serious case of diarrhea. She went to a GI “specialist” who gave her a drug for colitis that made the diarrhea worse. After she contacted him, he suggested she try it […]