Sprouted Grain Gluten-Free Bread from Julian Bakery

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Julian Bakery – maker of delicious low-carb, sprouted-grain breads – now has a gluten-free bread available. This is the first whole grain, complete protein bread on the market that is gluten free, wheat free, sweet free and yeast free, with 13 different sprouted beans. Julian Bakery is recommended by Dr. Sosin, and they will even… Read more »

Childhood Obesity and American Agriculture

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Children’s health is a major concern today, as can be illustrated by just a few statistics: One in three children in the US is overweight. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the past three decades the childhood obesity rate has more than doubled for preschool children aged 2–5 years and adolescents… Read more »

Longevity in a Bottle.

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Men, wanting to add years to their life, should consider supplementing with calcium beyond what is recommended as the daily dose. The latest science shows that Swedish men who supplemented with relatively high doses of calcium reduced their all-cause mortality, including death from cardiovascular disease and cancer. IPM offers the calcium supplements CALM Plus Calcium… Read more »

Are we getting what we pay for?

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Americans love cheap food. We spend less of our incomes  on food now than ever before. In 1949, we allotted 22 percent of our incomes to food. In 2009, that figure dropped to only 10 percent (about half of what the Japanese and French spend). Seems good until you correlate another set of statistics. Back… Read more »

Beyond Organic: Nutrient-Dense Blueberries from Heaven

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There are a growing number of farmers throughout the world who have gone completely against the grain of current industrial farming. They go beyond meeting organic standards and ceasing to harm the soil and crops with chemical pesticides. These farmers practice methods designed to bring about more nutritious food. It starts with treating the soil… Read more »

FDA May Prosecute More Pharmaceutical Execs

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The FDA plans to increase misdemeanor prosecutions of industry execs as it looks to refocus its Office of Criminal Investigations (see this letter to the Senate Finance committee). The move comes in response to a new report from the General Accountability Office that the OCI suffers from lax oversight, despite increased in funding and staffing… Read more »

Senator McCain Files New Bill That Attacks Your Access to Supplements

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McCain’s bill is called The Dietary Supplement Safety Act (DSSA). It would repeal key sections of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA). DSHEA protects supplements if 1) they are food products that have been in the food supply and not chemically altered or 2) if they were sold as supplements prior to 1994,… Read more »

50 Years Ago Thomas Szasz Rocked The World of Psychiatry: The Difference Between A Disease and a Disorder

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By Dr. Jeffrey Schaler Assistant Professor of Justice, Law & Society It is fifty years now since Thomas Szasz rocked the world of psychiatry by writing The Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct. His work continues to have a profound impact on how we think about disease, behavior, liberty, justice,… Read more »

The Hard Facts on Soft Drinks

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A recent study reported that those who drank 2 or more soft drinks per week had a significantly higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer than those who did not. Xylitol is a natural sweetener that is made from Birch tree bark and corn husks and tastes just like sugar, but has 40% less calories and… Read more »