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 […]

Taking Vitamin D? You Need to Add This Vitamin as Well

Prediabetes is arguably more dangerous to your health than is cigarette smoking.  For the smoker who is prediabetic, life insurance is a must. This danger to your health stems from the fact that prediabetes and diabetes attack pretty much every organ in your body.  The blood vessels get destroyed (heart attack and stroke), the DNA of […]

A systemic phenomenon for oxidative stress in cholestatic liver disease – (11-12-00)

A systemic phenomenon for oxidative stress in cholestatic liver disease This article appears a little complex, but it basically states that alterations in liver function can damage other areas of the body. This is not really a new concept, and when a physician understands the detoxification process in the liver, he or she can learn […]

Japan Issues Health Alert on Common Cold Remedies – (07-10-00)

Japan Issues Health Alert on Common Cold Remedies Just because something is over the counter does not mean it is safe. Japan’s Health and Welfare Ministry warned hospitals and physicians on Friday that an ingredient used in some prescriptions to fight the common cold may cause serious liver problems, after the death of two patients. […]

Preventive Strategies in Chronic Liver Disease – (11-08-01)

Preventive Strategies in Chronic Liver Disease This is a review article that touches on the superficial ways to address improper liver function. Of interesting note is the long list of very common drugs that are hepatotoxic. We need to start viewing pharmaceutical drugs for what they are–toxic substances that, while having limited beneficial effects, can […]